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why am I getting heartburn all of a sudden

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Talk to doc but: First you need to take the Pantoprazole 30-60 mins before your first meal of the day. There is also concern that chronic use of this type of drug in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD.: Not all reflux hurts. A more acidic refluxate would hurt, but a refluxate with less of an acidic component wouldn't hurt. The problem is that non-aci ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you can take: 40 mg safely
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
No: Read this short article to relieve heartburn and why Pariet (PPI) is dangerous: https://www.kaushikmd.com/heartburn-do-you-know-this/
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
GERD: For the GERD heartburn, one can take OTC Omeprazole 20 mg /d or Zantac with a diet that avoids acid foods/drinks. Often H Pylori can be inherited or ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
33 years experience General Surgery
Hiatal Hernia: Hiatal hernia will slowly stretch and may give you symptoms. It may run in families. If your parents have GERD, then you may develop GERD. No need to ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: Gerd (movement of stomach contents into esophagus) can result from: 1) inappropriate relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter, gastroparesis (sluggish ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
If position affects: It, your pain is likely back/muscular/spine/rib, please see your doctor for a good check up. Considering your age and lack of other sx's.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Lot's of people...: ...have hiatal hernias, whether detected by x-ray or endoscopy. Most are sliding type & appear intermittently, requiring no intervention especiall ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
GERD w/out heartburn: You can have GERD w/out heartburn. Stomach problems such as gastritis and ulcers can cause the same symptoms. The sour taste in your mouth is from sto ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
May not be a problem: Many people have hiatal hernias without ever having problems. Anything that increases your intraabdominal pressure a lot, such as doing strenuous act ... Read More
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