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does heartburn go away on its own

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
If position affects: It, your pain is likely back/muscular/spine/rib, please see your doctor for a good check up. Considering your age and lack of other sx's.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Varies: Every individual is different in which what frequency that the have gerds. If you have a paraesophagael hernia or sliding hiatal hernia, you may have ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is chronic: Gerd is caused by a weal muscle in the lower esophagus, so it is often a life long illness although the heart burn type of symptoms will go away as lo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Depends: It depends on your individual case and precipitating factors. Its made worse with fried and fatty foods, it also is worse with large meals. Some peopl ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
No, but: Generally speaking, anxiety does not cause gerd, but anxiety can cause gastrointestinal symptoms that mimic gerd. To the extent that a person's gerd-l ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Posture is not likely to be the problem. It may be related to hyperacidity, hiatal hernia or other GI problem. You should definitely see a GI doctor ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
GERD: Maybe yes and maybe no. If the gerd is totally due to the baby and enlarged uterus and weight gain, then it may go away after delivery and weight los ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: However, there are effective medications that can treat it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Anything that: Causes increased intra abdominal pressure is bad for gerd. Nothing is a guarantee, but changing your posture is simple enough--try it, maybe it would ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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The episode you: Describe would not be unusual for someone with curd and anxiety also has a state of being totally deconditioned. Please see your family doctor and get ... Read More
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