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Weight loss due to gerd

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 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 58 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Pediatric Gastroenterology 39 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 30 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, Integrative Psychiatry, Obesity Treatment 34 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 21 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 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 50 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Brindley
57 years experience
Probably not related: Weight loss is not common with gerd> usually weight loss will improve gerd in overweight patients.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
GERD Lung infect: Some with GERD get acid into lungs, and aggravate asthma. I would recommend putting the head legs of your bed on 8 inch blocks (Bed Bath Beyond) to s... Read More
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