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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Small; meals: Small frequent meals helps reflux not eating within three hours of bedtime or laying down. Avoiding slow emptying foods such as cows milk (casein part ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid reflux: Yes Try over the counter omeprazole. Avoid citrus fruits, caffeine and smoking. Lose weight if you are overweight. Don't lie down immediately after ea ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Globus causes:: Reflux; esophageal motility disorders; infection /inflammation of pharynx; upper aerodigestive malignancy; thyroid diseases; enlarged base of tongue; ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Just one eye?: Gerd can cause all manner of ent-related problems, but given the acute onset ; unilateral nature of your eye swelling/inflammation you should be evalu ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Medications and diet: GERD or reflux is when the acid goes up in food pipe and burn the lining most of the time it is associated with hiatal hernia which is internal hernia ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Control-yes. Cure?: Heartburn (gerd) is a pain! many reasons for it. Usually obese, poor diet and lifestyle, but many are thin, eat properly and it is there. Avoiding ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
PPI: You cannot cure it but you can control it. Try a proton pump inhibitor such as Prilosec or prevacid (lansoprazole).
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A member asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid Reflux: Prilosec over the counter may help this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
33 years experience Internal Medicine
1: Bland diet, low in acidic foods like citrus, tomatoes etc, high fat diet like cheese, fried food, red meat etc, no or low caffeine, no alcohol or smo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can control the sx of reflux with medication and avoidance fo certain spicy, citrus fruits , chocolate, and greasy foods but you can not cure a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Marcus
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Control, no cure: First see an ENT and/or GI doc to present them your symptoms - and after this has been diagnosed and everything else has been ruled out - the GI doc w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Doctor visit: Get a diagnosis as to cause. There are several antacids on the market, but you should determine the cause first.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
14 years experience Family Medicine
Various meds: Acid reflux can be managed using medications or lifestyle modifications. Lifestyle modifications include weight loss, small frequent meals, reducing f ... Read More
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Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Gastritis: Gastritis is a temporary state, and means inflammation of the stomach lining. Start with focusing on your diet, eliminate any foods that cause your st ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Many years: It is a slow process, taking upwards of 10 years. Most people with GERD never develop Barrets
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR: When patients are diagnosed with this laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr), they are usually prescribed medicines for it. The medicine group that i prescri ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
59 years experience General Practice
See below: Most ulcers are caused by h, pylori infection that needs to be treated, some medications (nsaids) also do the same. Ulcers are usually curable (unless ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Not all GERD = burn: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) involves movement of stomach contents back into your esophagus. Gerd can be "silent" in a substantial # of pati ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
H2 blockers: Have u tried h2 blockers like Famotidine and ranitidine?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cholesteatoma: Its pronounced exactly as you would read it. No, refluxing your gastric content into your pharynx and larynx have absolutely nothing to do with develo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Attempt to identify some foods that set off your reflux such as caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, sauce etc. If you can identify some triggers try to elim ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Esther Cheung-Phillips
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: An otolaryngologist (ent - ear, nose, throat) or a gastroenterologist can treat reflux.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Get checked out!: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, b ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Chronic gerd can cause changes to the distal esophagus. These cellular changes are called barrett's esophagus. Once seen on biopsy, these changes mu ... Read More

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