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A 40-year-old female asked:

Can stomach acid rise up to back of nose, or area above that while sleeping?, i ve unexplained nasal symptoms, and possible silent reflux,thanks

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Reflux: Yes. Yes. Elevate the head of bed with a pillow under the mattress so that it is harder to reflux due to gravitational pull Consider treatmetn wiht prevecid 9 PPI) and ranitidine (H2 blocker0 to decrease acid reflux. Avoid chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, smoking, spicy foods
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