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A 41-year-old male asked:

Pre nissen could swallow count to 3 ton of fluid in mouth. now happen to a way lesser degree only when lying down at night. feels like an air pop, but sometimes sounds fluidly. when is best to take antacid, ppi, h2, and which one. i have bile reflux?

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Dr. Marcus Free
General Surgery 27 years experience
Check the wrap: It's very important to make sure the wrap is properly in place, especially if you are having fluid come up (called a "mechanical" symptom - the wrap has slipped, is too loose, or a hiatal hernia is present). An upper GI or EGD can see the problem. Taking an antacid doesn't change bile reflux but bile coming into your stomach can irritate the stomach and make it more susceptible to acid injury.
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Not necessarily: These are important questions that you need ask your physician. You may be able to take these medicines at the regular time. It really depends on what is being treated, and your symptoms give us some clues but your physician who did the Nissan know you and can better individualize the advice

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