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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Yes: Reflux is associated with hydrochloric acid leaking into the lower end of the esophagus. This can be for a number of reasons with a number of remedie ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faisal Akbari
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Esophageal Sphincter: GERD is typically caused by a relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (a tightening of the esophagus before it reaches the stomach). This allows ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
42 years experience General Surgery
Reword your question: Unclear what an "inlet patch" is that you refer to. Do you mean a gastric band, angelchik prosthesis, or some improvised repair. If you had prior s ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You may be: right. If your doctor prescribes long term PPI use for you, then you should take it as prescribed. However, it is best to have your kidney function ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Reflux: Reflux is when stomach contents- either acid or base, go into the esophagus. Continued irritation of the esophagus can lead to changes in the lining o ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is common: It means the the acid from your stomach is going up and down your esophagus..It is due to a week muscle. It usually can be controlled with use of anta ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux: Refractory gerd means reflux disease not responding to standard treatment and conservative measures.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Acid in Esophagus: Gastric=stomach & upper 2/3 lined with cells which secrete hydrochloric acid (inhibits bacterial growth) under brain control. With healthy subconsciou ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashok Mehta
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: Nothing causes celiac, you are born with mutated genes which lead you to develop celiac. Go to celiac.Org for more info.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
More on GERD too: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for prevention. Please type "gerd" in the search box, and i think you ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Caldwell
29 years experience Cardiology
Tough Sometimes: In general, ischemic heart symptoms are exacerbated by exertion while symptoms of gerd are not related to exertion. It can be difficult to differentia ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not likely: Acid reflux is not like to cause 'throat' cancer - which i would define as oropharynx. However, persistent acid reflux is clearly associated with a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Autoimmune disease: Grave's is a disease in which antibodies against the thyroid stimulating receptors are formed. The initiating event is unknown. These antibodies lock ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gerd: Malnutrition in and of itself doesn't cause GERD, but causes include an incompetent gastroesophageal sphincter as well as substances like caffeine,fat ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The following cause or are associated with Gastroesophageal reflux disease:: CREST syndrome, Cystic fibrosis, Sleep apnea, Zollinger Ellison syndrome, Lactase deficiency, Rett syndrome.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). A ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends: As in most health problems, treatment should be specific to the root of your disease. Gerd can be managed conservatively with diet, behavior modifica ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
LowProtein/HighWaste: Protein loss into the urine can cause low protein levels in the blood, and lead to swelling in the feet and ankles late in the day, and around the fac ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain2 ulcer 2 ruptur: It needs rx. Worst outcome is esophagitis & rupture & mediastinitis which is often fatal. Get in2 c a GI specialist soon. Some causes r gerd, etoh ab ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sheffield
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Medication: There are three main ways to treat gerd. First is behavior changes such as avoiding foods like fried and fatty foods, carbonated beverages, coffee, c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Lifestyle, diet, med: Sometimes, one needs to lose weight. Other times, patients need a 1-2 month course of nexium, prilosec, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) etc. Other times pa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Many issues: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the commonest causes. Others are chronic kidney infections, kidney stones, obstruction to the flow of urine, and ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Life: Immune disease, immune deficiencys, genetics, possile with stress added. See a good gastroenterologist. Inflammatory bowel disease must be treated as ... Read More
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