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I have been diagnosed with gastric reflux. what is it and what should i do. please help.

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Acid comung up esoph: It is caused by changes in the barrier between stomach and esophagus.Caused by abnormal relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter which is supposed to keep the acid in stomach.It is failure of this which causes the acid reflux treated with life style modification, weight loss if obese, avoiding foods that cause the reflux.If not successful acid suppression with drugs like h2blockers and ppi s.
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