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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Talk with your doc: There are many possibilities, but a very concerning possibility is old blood from your gut like your stomach when it's irritated [gastritis] or an ulc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: With acid reflux up to the throat, raising the head of your bed by about four inches will allow gravity help keep acid in your stomach when you sleep. ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Food: Broccoli & certain vegetables have calcium.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Try antihistamine: It's possible that your symptoms are related to allergies. Try using a non-sedating antihistamine like claritin. If that doesn't help consider a nasal ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
No: No, it cannot.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Here's a link...: http://www.aboutgerd.org/diet-lifestyle-changes/diet-changes-for-gerd.html
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not linked but...: Acid reflux may cause sore throats are pain in the area of the tonsil. Tonsillitis is an infection either bacterial or viral of the tonsils. Some tre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: These types a food alone will not cause acid reflux, but if you already suffer from this problem certain types of foods can make the symptoms worse.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Spitting up Blood: This is an emergency. You do realize that don't you? The problem is what is causing the acid reflux. What ever the cause of the acid reflux is gettin ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Davidson
50 years experience in Periodontics
Yes: Yes. Eat smaller meals before bed. Eat early. Do not have late meals just before bed. Have a medium sized apple for desert with your early dinner ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: Caffeine can cause problems
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No: Acid reflux is physiologic. In other words, it's normal. However, it becomes pathologic when it bothers you. Fermented food doesn't cause acid reflux ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. It is a licorice product found in health food stores. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can rais ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Have you consulted a gastroenterologist? If classic antigerd medications like prilosec or zantac aren't effective, you may be dealing with bile reflu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Careful on the long: Be careful with the a ppi as a 19 year old man. With prolonged use, they can cause rebounding (addiction) and seem to cause osteoporosis. Try using a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unknown: Some individuals will get symptomatic relief of their acid reflux with certain foods. However, this can be tricky as the information on this is suspec ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yess,,as long as: its decaf
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Pancotto
45 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: You can eat anything watch amount and take your meds.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Some antibiotics can cause GI side effects. Best to discuss with the pharmacy and how best to take the meds-that is with food, milk, water etc. To po ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience in Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doctor: If the baby can't breathe it shouldn't wait and they need to be assessed. It could be they have an allergy to dairy and/or soy and exposure to it in ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
DGL licorice: Yes, coffee can give you reflux, as can anything acidic. A natural approach is to take dgl. Dgl is licorice tablets with an enzyme remove (because t ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Stomach contents: Reflux refers to the acid, fluid and sometimes partially digested food in the stomach traveling back up the esophagus. This is irritating and can be t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in 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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