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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.
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Dr. Kenneth Crabb
Obstetrics & Gynecology 48 years experience
Probably not: Your bladder would have to be excessively full for it to cause enough pressure on you stomach to cause heartburn.
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 20 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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
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.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 41 years experience
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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 25 years experience
Barrett's screening: you should have another endoscopy once you've had symptoms ~5y - to make sure you're not developing any changes in the lining of your esophagus called... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gerd: Yes it is possible for acid reflux to continue to bother the next day or next several days based on the severity. Acid is an irritant in the esophagus... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raja'a Kaddaha
Cardiac Electrophysiology 30 years experience
Cardiac or lung: 26 year old man with shortness of breath could be anything from anxiety to pulmonary or even cardiac condition. It is important to be seen by your doc... Read More
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A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 50 years experience
Bladder emptying...: As one gets older, there is tendency for various organ systems to lose their optimal efficiency of performance. But one can take control or return may... Read More
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