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A 41-year-old male asked:

Does pepto (pink liquid) reduce acid reflux? my stomach is fine, i just feel acid in my lower neck. it gets this way when i'm having a bad gerd day.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Doesn't help.: Bismuth products such as Pepto-Bismol do not help with acid reflux. You might want to consider taking antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Mylanta instead of Pepto-Bismol. Also avoiding any particular foods which cause you to have acid reflux is important. Avoiding caffeine and alcohol is important too. Good luck.
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