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A 41-year-old female asked:

I have gerd and the excessive bloating and belching is horrible. my dr. gave me nexium (esomeprazole) and pepcid. could there be something else going on.

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Dr. Moji Ariyo
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
GERD TRIGGERS: Your GERD is not under control because you have not eliminated possible triggers that may make your symptoms worse such as alcohol and tobacco. In fact, there are several foods/ beverages / habits that may make GERD symptoms persistent despite using medications known to be effective. See link for more info. http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/common-causes-acid-reflux-disease

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Last updated May 3, 2016

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