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A 22-year-old male asked:

i am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) . the following also describes me: burping. what should i do?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Heartburn: Firstly, avoid foods that irritate the heartburn. Secondly, avoid alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods and tobacco. You can also try an over the counter medication such as Pepcid or Prilosec daily to get some relief.

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A 40-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods, lying flat) . The following also describes me: Burping. What should I do?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Heartburn: Elevate the head of you bed 8 inches. You can get blocks at Bed Bath and Beyond.

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