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Take 20mg prilosec 6am an d before bed. gerd is still bad.daily chest pain. chest bubbles. burning bad breath burping. recent endo no hpylori. help!

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Next step.: The next step would generally be to double your dose or switch to a different PPI and consider adding an H2 blocker such as ranitidine at night. Others would argue that you should have a 24 hour pH probe. This is a test where a wire is inserted into your esophagus to measure acidity at various points in the esophagus.
Dr. Girish Kalva
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
H pylori: . Then if you r obese lose weight. If you eat junk food or soda-STOP. If you eat at erratic times then stop.eat an early dinner by 6 PM.Avoid alcohol except for social occa.NO STRESS!!! Important thing-do not drink any water or fluids with food at least for 90 min, then drink as much as you want.http://www.pdrhealth.com/proton-pump-inhibitors/foods-to-avoid-while-taking-proton-pump-inhibitors

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Last updated May 12, 2016

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