A 19-year-old male asked:
can acid reflux give you asthma? if so how can i prevent myself from getting asthma? (assuming i currently don't have asthma )
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Asthma: Yes, acid reflux may cause or aggravate asthma. Take good care of your reflux. See a doctor.
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Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Acid reflux : Presuming you have reflux, your best plan is to take good care of yourself and it, and don't worry about what you don't have. People with reflux should lose weight if overweight, avoid alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, citrus fruit, fried/fatty food, garlic, peppermint, onions, spicy food, tomato-based food such as Italian/Mexican. Eat small meals often, no bedtime snacks. Take meds as needed
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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