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Could a full bladder be a reason for heartburn

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Bladder is down in the pelvis and heartburn is due to reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus.
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Obstetrics & Gynecology 47 years experience
Probably not: Your bladder would have to be excessively full for it to cause enough pressure on you stomach to cause heartburn.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Very unlikely: The anatomical location of the bladder is relatively far away from your esophagus. Please see your doctor to get treated for heartburn.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
No: Innervation of the bladder and the distal lower extremities are different. If you are concerned, see your doctor.
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