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A 18-year-old female asked:

is it possible to have low stomach acid at my age? i had endo in jan, doc saw acid reflux and gastritis. but meds aren't helping and my hair is weak?!

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Acid reflux: Acid reflux would not be caused by a low amount of stomach acid. It also would not have anything to do with your hair. If your reflux treatment is not working, you should double down on anti-reflux measures, including avoiding caffeine, alcohol.,chocolate, and any foods which makes the problem worse. See your doctor for changes in your medication since you are not improving. Good luck.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2015

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