A 19-year-old male asked:
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it costs too much to go to a doctor but i think i have acid reflux. i get heartburn alotcan i take nexium (esomeprazole) for more than the 14 day course of treatment?

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
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GERD : If you need to take PPIs more than 14 days you need to see a doctor. Go at least to an urgent care center
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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You could try histamine blocker like ranitidine, but avoiding caffeine, chocolate and alcohol as well as avoiding eating 2 hours before bedtime are also helpful for heart burn.
Feb 8, 2016

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