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    Dr Anand is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

Questions Answered by me

You have not provided complete details of your lab tests. Your symptoms maybe due to viral infection of the liver (viral hepatitis) in which case...

Answered on : 02 Jan 2002

The current success rate with treatment is between 40% and 50%. The latest drugs are Peg-interferon and ribavirin combination.

Answered on : 27 Dec 2001

Your symptoms are suggestive of dyspepsia. There are several causes of dyspepsia including peptic ulcer disease. Since you have had this problem...

Answered on : 20 Sep 2001

Milk is rich in calcium which is a potent stimulus to acid production by the stomach. Therefore, unlike the recommendations in the past (when...

Answered on : 20 Sep 2001

The most likely possibilities include: peptic ulcer disease, reflux esophagitis (acid reflux into the food pipe) or dyspepsia without presence of...

Answered on : 04 Jul 2001

It does not appear that you have gastroenteritis which manifests with diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. Moreover, gastroenteritis is not commonly...

Answered on : 02 Jul 2001

It is a common misconception that one has to belch after a meal. The presence or lack of belching has nothing to do with the digestion of food. To...

Answered on : 29 Jun 2001

There are several causes of jaundice. One important cause is infection with one of the hepatitis viruses (there are five of them). In general,...

Answered on : 28 Jun 2001

As you perhaps know, the term NASH stands for non alcoholic
steato-hepatitis. This means you have inflammation of the liver along with...

Answered on : 27 Jun 2001

It is a common misconception that one has to belch after a meal. The presence or lack of belching has nothing to do with the digestion of food. To...

Answered on : 25 Jun 2001
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