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can drinking too much water cause acid reflux

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your doctor : Drinking too much water can cause you to lower your sodium (called hyponatremia). A blood test can determine your sodium level. If your sodium is low, ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: the average amount of fluids per day is 64 ounces or about 2 liters. drinking to much can cause nausea and electrolyte imbalances
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Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience Transplant Surgery
Can cause heartburn: Acid reflux or heartburn results from the reflux of acid from the stomach up into the esophagus. The esophagus is not built to withstand this acid and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Water: Water is just water. It is H2O. There is no correlation.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. It is a licorice product found in health food stores. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can rais ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is not related.
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Bland liquids: Low fat or skimmed milk is good. Many juices are acidic(except for apple juice) Avoid carbonated drinks(Fiizzy drinks cause discomfort). Be careful w ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
41 years experience Podiatry
Alkaline water: Our kidneys help control acid-base balance via the excretion of hydrogen ions and generating bicarbonate that helps maintain blood plasma pH within a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Safe, not helpful: It's safe, but not likely to be helpful. In fact it might worsen symptoms.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Pepcid (famotidine) Complete: should help you
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