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Blackwell, TX
A 49-year-old female asked:

I have acid reflux really bad, despite taking 40mg nexium (esomeprazole) a day, and prilosec @ nite,, i sometimes still get it bad, isn't there something to numb it?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Fixes for heartburn: Short answer: avoid spicy/ greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed, fizzy drink. Long answer: distinguish acid vs non-acid causes of reflux & rule out motility problems of the esophagus & stomach. What tests have you undergone? What other medications have you tried? Are you sure your "heartburn" is really just reflux of stomach contents
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Last updated Dec 11, 2019

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