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does pancreatic cancer cause severe acid reflux or only stomach cancer causes it

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Either, neither: Can have severe acid reflux without any cancer at all. Anything that causes obstruction to stomach emptying (or blocks the duodenum-first part of smal ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Murray
33 years experience General Surgery
Gerd: Acid reflux is caused by an incompetent valve between the stomach and esophagus. Long term reflux can cause a disease called barretts esophagus which ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Very silent: pancreatic cancer is a very silent cancer, discovered by accident unless it is advanced. the GI symptoms has nothing to do with the cancer itself, it ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Treat: Symptomatic h pylori infection should be treated.
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Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
H. Pylori and Cancer: The only indication for rx'ing h.Pylori is if it is found in association with an ulcer (& following rx of a malt-type stomach cancer). When looking ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
You desribe: Decreased lower esophageal sphincter tone. Chocolate and alcohol make this worse. Persistent reflux may be associated with development of barrett's e ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not!: Need better dietary habits- Drink a lot of filtered water,add a lot of fiber,fruits,veg Go dairy free- may have yogurt If the symptoms persist afte ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely if treated: Gerd s itself will not give esophageal or stomach cancer , but constant acid reflex injury changes the mucosa of lower esophagus, called barrets ulcer ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens....but..: This is a rare cancer at any age in the US. We never say always or never in medicine. Chances are you just have complications from your reflux, if an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: The odd is in your favor since you're young and the symptoms are just 4 months. Yet, it's hard to deduce right answer without further information of d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: GERD does not cause stomach cancer. It can slightly increase the risk of esophageal cancer, however. Most people who have chronic GERD require medicat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes, but it is rare: While childhood cancer is quite rare, many types are described. If a child has persistent symptoms, they should always be taken to the doctor. But rem ... Read More

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