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A 31-year-old female asked:

Bad gerd, i wake up choking on my stomach acid &, burning my throat, the acid gets in my lungs. what can i do when this happens? i take pepcid (famotidine) at bed

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Take precautions: Prevent , regurgitation . Your supper eat light , do not go to bed immediately after eating give 3 to 4 hr gap . When you sleep do not lie flat , use 2 pillows , do not drink or smoke before bed time, take your medications in few is intractable may need anti-reflux procedure . Speak to your doctor.

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Last updated Jan 4, 2021

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