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ok for heart patients to take tums

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
38 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD: How old is your husband? Heartburn can be caused by gerd, meaning gastroesophageal acid reflux, or angina. He may need to see his doctor if he has oth ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is often done until Prilosec starts to kick in which can take up to 3 days.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
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Heartburn: Usually tums, (calcium carbonate) mylanta, or maalox are generally recommended as safe. Ask your ob/gyn what they suggest and then they will monitor ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This could be GERD: but there are other more serious diagnoses possible including heart disease. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possibl ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Heartburn : How much do you weigh? Any other medical issues? What is your smoking history? How is your diet? Any chest pain? Any history of drug abuse/use? Consul ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hernia repair: I am not clear about your statement above. And why is there a question mark? Are you saying you engaged in repeated purging bringing on chest pains? ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal pain: It sounds that you have been stressed out (which can cause increase acidity in the stomach leading to abdominal pain and heart burn) and then you had ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Many different conditions are possible. Gallstones, cholecystitis, an ulcer, gastritis, heartbu ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Be evaluated: With these symptoms you should see a doctor today to exclude any life threatening causes.
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