Beverly Hills, FL
A 21-year-old female asked about a 23-year-old male:
my husband is experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) , diarrhea (quality: chronic (persistent, sustained)) and abdomin...
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Gastroenterologist: He may be dealing with an irritable bowel syndrome as well as gerd. Have him consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment including dietary advice as well as avoiding alcohol, caffeine,nicotine and harsh roughage. In the meantime start him on prilosec or
zantac daily until he is examined.
Last updated May 8, 2017
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