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acid reflux wakes me up in the middle of the night

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Many Possibilities: If this is chronic and not a new problem may need to consider your diet such as things like coffee, smoking, spicy foods, and alcohol intake. Also the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely & unlikely: check your heart, it might be coronary spasm or a coronary arteries problem, before considering other diagnoses, wish you well
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Gasping air: Gasping for air once every several months during sleep may be due to bad dreams. If happening on regular basis with snoring, look for sleep apnea. S ... Read More
Dr. Randy Villanueva
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep apnea : You need to rule out sleep apnea which can inrerrupt your sleep during apneic episodes where you brain needs oxygen.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Yes, acid reflux is possible, but not the only cause. Another fairly common one is sleep apnea. More history is needed at this time, i'd see your regu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nocturnal cough: Nocturnal coughing may be an asthma reaction without wheezing. Remove dust collectors and pets from bedroom. Use a humidifier if environment is too dr ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
13 years experience Internal Medicine
MEAL PLANNING: Multiple daily small meals with bed time snack.Can try antacids available over the counter.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Different idea: I suppose you have fallen into the trap of feeding her as she goes down. That conditions a new baby to use feeding to get back to sleep. Night waking ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bed trick: Many people find that elevating the head of the bed on cinder blocks is hugely effective. If you wake up with acid reflux, it's not just uncomfortabl ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Poor eater: That's not enough nutrition for a 2 mo baby. Babies continue to gain weight despite having acid reflux. Is your baby vomiting also? Perhaps he may hav ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Acid reflux: You have hyperacidty & reflux, you can avoid spicy food, cofee, alcohol & junk food. Try prilosec OTC once a day & antiacids, avoid skip ... Read More
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