A 41-year-old female asked:
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is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar is you have heartburn?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Yes: Yes.
Answered on Feb 21, 2017
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid vinegar: A person with heartburn should avoid vinegar and other acidic foods or liquids. The person is likely already taking acid blockers and antacids to decrease acidity in the stomach. It would be bad to eat or drink more acid, because the whole point of treatment is to decrease acid in the stomach and esophagus.
Answered on Mar 15, 2017
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