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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Quite a few symptoms: Gastroesophageal reflux disease=acid from stomach refluxing into esophagus/mouth causing symptoms such as acid/sour taste in mouth, chest pain/heartbu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
GERD duration: Some people are cured of their GERD with changes in weight, diet, medications, etc. It may last a long time, it may be affected by certain conditions ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely: Gerd is potentially dangerous if it causes damage to the esophagus, and the esophagus heals in a fashion that changes the normal esophageal cells to s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Endoscopy: Upper endoscopy, barium studies, pH studies and impedance studies are used in evaluating gerd.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Should be treated: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation d ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sorry: True hamman-rich pulmonary fibrosis is refractory to treatment, and if some chinese herb worked, the research piranhas at the nih would have snapped i ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Gastritis: Cures for gastritis depend upon the actual cause of the gastritis. E.G. If the cause is an infection with h. Pylori, then the cure involves multiple ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Whatever works: Tablespoon of apple vinegar daily.....
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: The other remedies are DGL- Deglycerinized licorice. Chew 1-2 tablets in between meals.Licorice may elevate BP, but not DGL. Pure aloe liquid also ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No one answer: This would depend entirely on the type of gastric problem. Would need additional information.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
None: Treat the disease with a proton pump inhibitor and forget the other alternatives.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience in Gastroenterology
Aloe vera: Many patients of mine have reported that aloe helps them with their reflux - but remember, reflux and natural treatments have been around for thousand ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Tums (calcium carbonate) won't do it: Please get examined by a doc. A natural approach is to use lots of dgl. Dgl is licorice supplement but it has an enzyme removed that can raise BP li ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
GERD: Don't eat late and lie down flat, avoid foods like coffee, chocolate and spice. Take otc meds like Tums (calcium carbonate) or Prilosec but see your d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
33 years experience in Internal Medicine
1: Bland diet, low in acidic foods like citrus, tomatoes etc, high fat diet like cheese, fried food, red meat etc, no or low caffeine, no alcohol or smo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
None: No herbal medication has been proven effective for gastroparesis although some are endorsed by naturopaths for this condition (Is there anything they ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
AYURVEDIC MEDICINE: Is the traditional medicine of india, originating some 5, 000 yrs ago.It emphasizes on re establishing balance in the body through diet, lifestyle, ex ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
They're fine, unless: They are hot peppers and you don't the pain.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Several: In the same class if drug you could try Omeprazole or pantoprazole. In a different class of medication you could try ranitidine or famotidine
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Common: It is a fairly common laparoscopic surgery performed by surgeons with expertise in this type of surgery. Names of surgery may be laparoscopic nissen f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause i ... Read More
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