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bananas cause acid reflux

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Acid reflux: Not really. Citrus fruits can cause reflux/ heart burn
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nausea: This may be simple indigestion especially if there is no associated pain or abdominal tenderness. Try drinking flat ginger ale that is room temperatur ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
19 years experience General Surgery
Weak reflux valve: Certain foods increase acid production by the stomach such as tomato-based foods, alcohol, chocolate, caffeine, and spicy foods. Then if a person's na ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is common: Acid reflux is caused by a weak muscle/sphincter at the junction of esophagus and stomach. As a result acid which is made in the stomach mover up and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid reflux: the lower part of the esophagus has a sphincter that prevent the content of the stomach to go back up to it; when this sphincter does not work properl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Sleep disorders: Sleep apnea results in a vacuum of the esophagus allowing entry of acid products from the stomach.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Like heart burn: You feel as if the food is coming up the pipe into your throat again. It is called gerd, gastro oesaphageal reflex disease and it is due to problem wi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, anything can: 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Talk to doctor: Are you overweight? Do you snore? Are you tired much of the time? Acid reflux can be caused by sleep apnea. So if you answered yes to thes question ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually : Unless you are doing a lot of drinking of fluids and laying down

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