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Digestion issues

My mother has chronic acidity problem. If she takes any antacid medicine for 5 days or regularly, her digestion stops. She then vomits the whole food as is.
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Dr. Satish Devakumar Chennai | GastroIntestinal Surgery
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Hi, I am Gastro surgeon Dr. Satish Devakumar,

Chronic digestive problem in elderly female should be investigated.

The alarm symptoms for any major gastro problems are:
1. Age > 55years
2. Loss of appetite
3. Loss of weight
4. Vomiting
5. Black stools
6. Difficulty in swallowing.

If any of these alarm symptoms are present,  kindly visit your Doctor for further details.

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