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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor!: All those problems can be related to uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux, stomach ulceration and aspiration of acid into the airways. Sleep apnea ca ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Diet and lifestyle : For my patients i advise the following: avoid, any of the following: acidic foods, dairy, chocalate, mint, caffeine, spicy foods. At least for the nex ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Reflux: Gastric reflux can result in the sensation of choking or shortness of breath or the sensation of "heart burn" if it is continuous it may be more seve ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD to THROAT: To prevent GERD -- eat smaller meals, chew more thoroughly, make posture straighter, get up and walk after eating, sip water during and after eating, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Most common cause is gastroesophageal reflux sometimes associated with esophagitis.Sometimes pain mimics heart attack. When gastric acid reaches the v ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Nocturnal GERD: This phenomenon is not uncommon but can portend severe consequences. You probably need a 24 hr ph study and maybe in association with esophageal man ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doctor: If the baby can't breathe it shouldn't wait and they need to be assessed. It could be they have an allergy to dairy and/or soy and exposure to it in ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
NPO: Patients are kept from eating or drinking before surgery for 6-12 hours whenever possible to prevent this--reflux of stomach acid can still occur. Ref ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This may very well be acid reflux. The other possibility is aspiration, less likely. He should be evaluated.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Barretts Esophagus: You see your trusted GI doctor for an upper endoscopy to make sure you are not developing cancer in the esophagus due to the prolonged acid reflux.
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