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Why do I get heartburn before my period

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Both: Symptoms of pregnancy usually begins around 5-6 weeks of pregnancy. It is more likely that those symptoms are due to other causes. Occasionally women ... Read More

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Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
No. : The breathilizer is positive because the blood alcohol is measured high in expired air from the lungs.
Dr. Fernando Austin
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Breathalyzer: The breathalyzer has a built in mechanism called a slope detector. It is designed to recognize a slow or gradual increase in alcohol content as you ex... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Take right away: These are chemical modifications of the same basic molecule with the same effect. You can effortlessly transition from one to the other without a was... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Not hormonal: GERD is due to reflux of stomach acid and contents into the esophagus causing heartburn. It can be due to a lax esophageal sphincter or a hiatus hern... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 16 years experience
Fundoplication : A hiatal hernia repair and fundoplication could help with your reflux symptoms. And by taking care of the reflux may make it possible to not require f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 22 years experience
GERD: Female hormones can cause a relaxation of the valve between your stomach and esophagus. This is why GERD symptoms may worsen during your period. You m... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possibly: If it's at the exact same time in your cycle, then the answer is probably, yes. However, acid reflux isn't typically associated with menstrual cycles... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Neyman
General Practice 18 years experience
Probably: If you are failing the dilations and having constant trouble, you probably are a candidate for a nissen procedure. Talk to your physician.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not if negative : If the pregnancy test is negative and you repeated in 1 to 2 days and it still negative then you are not pregnant. You can then see your doctor to dis... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Contact your primary care provider first.: Contact your primary care provider first. It sounds like GI sensitivity , which often comes with periods.

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