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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
33 years experience General Surgery
Is normal: Is not uncommon to have bile reflux after gallbladder surgery, PPI's not helpful for that. This entity is self limited, may take several months to go ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Betaine: At your age you should not try any pills until you have checked with your doctor that it is OK.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: the addition of an "H-2" blocker eg: PECID AC 20-40 mgm tablets (Over the counter ZANTAC another example. may help CALM DOWN the effect of the acid wh ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Get EGD!: Since you are not better after a month of meds, getting an EGD is the best next step. If you have not been checked for H. pylori, that is worth tryin ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible side effect: Carafate (sucralfate) can cause nausea in some patients. It's not common but does occur. For more information on reflux see: http://bit.ly/ZquHBK fo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gut: Although PPI therapy can be helpful short run, sometimes for the long run it can reduce stomach acid an cause problems with digestion. Gut problems ty ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: ...Duration of treatment, dose of dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) inciting factors (ongoing NSAID use, tobacco, alcohol), likelihood of excessive acid pro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Bile reflux gastriti: Discuss with your doctor use of carafate, (sucralfate) adding ranitidine or even adding Questran which binds bile acid (usually used for diarrhea).The ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You might have: a motility disorder or a mechanical obstruction, or both. The only way to tell is for a CI specialist to perform EGD and x-rays. More medication is ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
See gastroenterology: Proton pump inhibitors do not stop working, but there may be other reasons for your heartburn to return. You should see a gastroenterologist for an u ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Infection : You may have an ear infection. See a physician to get a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck

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