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Weight loss due to gerd

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Can only guess. Maybe insufficient PPI (Protonix, Prevacid, Aciphex, etc, etc), maybe Barrett’s esophagus (pre-malignant), maybe esophageal ulcer, may... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Gravity never sleeps. Thus when u lay flat acid from your stomach can easily flow up to your esophagus and HEART BURN!! This may be made worse by fa... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Pediatric Gastroenterology 38 years experience
See your doctor: Both trouble swallowing and unintentional weight loss are serious symptoms and may be due to problems other than gerd. Do not wait to see a gastroent... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
GERD??: Shortness of breath and weight loss can be caused by many things. Since it is not improving on anti-reflux med for 2 months, you need further evaluati... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sara Stein
Functional Medicine 33 years experience
Gluten Sensitivity: Wheat gluten sensitivity can cause severe gastrointestinal and pain symptoms including reflux, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, joint and muscle pain... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Unable to tell: At the age of 18, esophageal cancer in you would be extremely unlikely. However, the only way to tell if something in the GI tract is cancer is to pe... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hard to say: That would be hard to say without getting a fuller exam & doing the exam in person.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Need evaluation: Because of your age, your symptoms also could be related to thyroid problems, or thyroglossal cyst. For which rushing into a diagnosis of gerd without... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Not clear: Weight loss is not a common finding in gerd. Symptoms are usually heartburn, food or bile refluxing into throat, sometimes food sticking in the esopha... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Probably not: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (lit... Read More

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