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does popcorn cause acid reflux

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Only when greasy: It would be the fat in popcorn which worsens reflux and not the popcorn per se unless you are eating buckets of them at a time. Smaller meals usually ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on how made: (acid reflux is a common cause of feeling of heartburn.) if air popped & eaten in moderation, popcorn likely won't cause problems. If buttered, chee ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No this is not a particularly bad food for acid reflux.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
More or less: Individuals may find that any food might aggravate the irritation of reflux, so this is something you sort out yourself.Popcorn does not by its nature ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
It could: It could make it worse.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Gives U diarrhea...: Garcinia (gamboge) is a strong laxative, but as little as 200 mg of the drug can lead to abdominal pain and vomiting, and fatalities have been observe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
See below: Excess acid production in the stomach can be treated with proton pump inhibitors. A hiatal hernia can contribute to acid reflux. Diet has a large infl ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, anything can: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation d ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Acid reflux: Not really. Citrus fruits can cause reflux/ heart burn
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Talk to doctor: Are you overweight? Do you snore? Are you tired much of the time? Acid reflux can be caused by sleep apnea. So if you answered yes to thes question ... Read More

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