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papaya enzyme and acid reflux

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Adrenal issue: Reflux has many causes, but often it's related to not producing enough digestive enzymes naturally to digest your food, and this is often linked to ad ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Neither: Gerd or acid reflux disease results in irritation of the lower aspect of the esophagus resulting in changes in the lining (barrett's), some having sc ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What's in the pills?: Please read the label on your digestive enzymes for their contents. If they contain an acid blocker component, you've got your answer (stopping the p ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Incompetent: Gastro-esophageal sphincter (valve between stomach and esophagus). You need to see a gastroenterologist for there are several conditions that need to ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
I don't think so.: These are two different pathophysiology. You do not need digestive enzyme supplements if you do not have any deficiencies, i.E . Pancreatic deficiency ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but why: There is no danger associated with eating fruit or taking a fruit supplement. Why take it though? There is no scientific evidence that this would be h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No idea: there is nothing that I can find in the literature that suggests any benefit, or any harm from using papaya enzyme after drinking wine. There is, in ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Breast feeding : With breast feeding you should avoid anything that can harm your baby particularly if you don't know the exact active & inactive ingredient in the ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Most OTC digestive supplements are safe in pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Kinda sort: 1st check out https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6716076-im-breastfeeding-my-daughter-is-it-okay-to-take-papaya-enzyme-for-divestive. In genera ... Read More
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