A 43-year-old female asked:
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what is acid reflux. doctor told me to get gaviscon because of rotten taste in my throat and choking or fullness or swelling feeling i'm getting.

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Acid up: if you are pregnant now the increase pressure in youe abdomen from enlarging uterus will push the acid from your stomach up to your esophagus that is reflux in early pregnancy the hormonal changes your body experiencing will first create more acid ,then sevond it will relaxation in the sphincter between the stomach and the esophagus allowing more acid up
Answered on Mar 13, 2015

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