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Acid reflux contagious

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
This can certainly: happen as the gastroenteritis is resolving. Is he just vomiting once/day? Any fever? Other symptoms? The answer to this also depends on his age. It's ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Drugs don't cure but: Drugs like Prilosec relieve symptoms but have side effects and don't cure. To cure you need to address the underlying causes. See https://tinyurl.com/... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Anxiety: Sounds like and anxiety issues, and yes that can cause reflux too.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Things happen: Dietary/lifestyle choices may contribute to GERD. Certain foods/beverages such as carbinated drinks plus chocolate, peppermint, fried or fatty foods,... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
GERD: If you mean absolute stopping it, see your GI doctor about newer surgeries otherwise you may control it by diet and medication.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No; managed.: I don't know about "curing" reflux. You already know you have the tendency to make it - now, it is a matter of managing that tendency. Avoid chocolate... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Heartburn: Commonly known as heartburn, acid reflux can cause burning in the esophagus and a sour tasted in the back of the throat. If left untreated it can caus... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably: Tea/coffee as well as fatty food worsen reflux. Thus non-fat milk would be better for you. As for tea/coffee, it doesn't matter whether it is caffeina... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Ginger!: First try to figure out what is giving you the acid reflux. Type of foods? What time id it worse? Is it associated with meals? Activity? Does it get... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Lots: Fatty foods, spicy foods, tomatoes, caffeine, nicotine, chocolate, peppermint and late meals to name some if the most common.

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