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    Dr Anjan Dhar, DM, MD, AGAF, FRCP (Edin) is a Senior Lecturer in Gastroenterology (Durham University) and Consultant Gastroenterologist at County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust in the UK. He has special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac Disease and therapeutic advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy. He has a special interest in Barrett’s Oesophagus, and carries out endoscopic mucosal resection and radiofrequency ablation for this condition.

Questions Answered by me

You have non ulcer dyspepsia which is a common condition and this is not associated with any risk for stomach or liver cancer. You should not be...

Answered on : 11 Nov 2008

Given your question, there is certainly no cancer in the upper digestive tract. Esogastroduodenoscopy is the most definite way of diagnosing upper...

Answered on : 25 Oct 2008

Your bowels have got more irregular due to the combination of anti inflammatory medications and the antibiotics that you were prescribed for your...

Answered on : 11 Oct 2008

You have non-cardiac chest pain, the commonest reason for which is oesophageal spasm secondary to acid reflux. The next commonest cause is...

Answered on : 20 Sep 2008

Patients with long standing diabetes, usually for more than 5 years, could develop decreased motility of the stomach, leading to delayed gastric...

Answered on : 29 Aug 2008

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium (bug) that colonises and infects the stomach and can cause gastritis (symptoms of upper abdominal pain...

Answered on : 31 Jul 2008

He should avoid fizzy drinks, beans (rajmah), cauliflower, cabbage, fried onions and garlic. He should be tested for lactose intolerance as well....

Answered on : 11 Jun 2008

The other medicines that you mention may include some for healing of the ulcers. I am not sure why you have been given Ofloxacin and Nixinidazole...

Answered on : 12 Feb 2008

You probably have nocturnal reflux of acid and a functional bowel disorder with idiopathic constipation. However, I would recommend some initial...

Answered on : 14 Jan 2008

This may be a manifestation of reflux of acid from the stomach into the gullet (called gastroesophageal reflux disease in medical terminology). I...

Answered on : 28 Sep 2007
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