A 38-year-old member asked:
What makes gerd symptoms worse?
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Gastroenterology 28 years experience
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See below!: There are some foods that cause relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and thereby make reflux worse. These include caffeine, alcohol, peppermint, smoking, chocolate. Other foods can cause direct irritation to the esophagus that may already be inflamed by gerd. These include the spicy, acidic foods such as salsa, citrus, etc.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Are there any medications that can make GERD worse?
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Dr. Randy Burgettanswered
General Practice 10 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 6, 2019
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