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A 32-year-old female asked:

Been on nexium for three weeks for mild gerd at night. if i don't take it exactly every 24 hours, i get heart burn from fizzy drinks or tomato sauce that i definitely didn't have before. it's like it made symptoms worse and during the day. why?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Avoid acidic foods: and drinks. Tomatoes can aggravate gastritis/GERD. Carbonated beverages will form carbonic acid after being ingested. If non-responsive to Nexium, get tested for H. pylori bacteria.
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