San Jose, CA
A 42-year-old male asked:
Had pretty bad acid reflux. burning my esophagus. experimented with 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar in 8 ou of water. it worked! how? it's acidic!!
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nisha Chellamanswered
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
ACV: Apple cider vinegar(ACV) has acetic acid that can improve digestion. SIgns of low acid and high acid are similar so you may be having low acid and need the extra acidity. Changing die to include fruits and vegetables can actually help resolve symptoms rather than adding ACV or medications. ACV can cause acid burn and remove teeth enamel and cause esophageal burns.
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabalanswered
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
It does not make : sense. Try antiacids next time
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Last updated Nov 21, 2019
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