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could a full bladder be a reason for heartburn
A 33-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely: Bladder is down in the pelvis and heartburn is due to reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus.
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Your bladder would have to be excessively full for it to cause enough pressure on you stomach to cause heartburn.
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Very unlikely: The anatomical location of the bladder is relatively far away from your esophagus. Please see your doctor to get treated for heartburn.
A 37-year-old male asked:
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Prostate issue: Sounds like a prostate issue, may be prostatitis as enlarged prostate is unlikely at 37. It needs to be checked by a physician.
A 35-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: What you described warrants a more detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. Unintended weight loss in an adult is a cause for con ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes: There are some risks in that previous surgery can let to scar tissue formation and this can make the fundoplication surgery more difficult for the sur ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Are you certain: Of your diagnosis of gerd, and gallbladder? Biliary colic can certainly cause pain in the right upper abdomen, lateral and posterior chest and may ha ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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ER/UC: If you have not had either an abdominal ultrasound or an abdominal CT scan: please go directly to the ER for further evaluation.
A 20-year-old male asked:
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe: Gerd increases production of watery, alkaline saliva to help wash away and neutralize acidicmaterial in the eesophagus. Saliva is usually pretty water ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Gerd: I would recommend followup. Definitely if you still have symptoms
A 38-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Gastroenterology
LPR differs from GER: LPR is similar to GERD. LPR, you may not have the classic symptoms of GERD, Heartburn. That's why it can be difficult to diagnose and sometimes ca ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
14 years experience Radiology
Possibly...: This is not my particular specialty. My colleagues may be better able to add more advice for you. However, it sounds as if your nissen fundoplication ... Read More
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