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A 39-year-old female asked:

Gi doctor started me on pepcid for bile reflux confirmed by egd. how would an acid reducer help heal my inflamed stomach if i don't have acid reflux?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Good question: It is a rather complex condition, but it was found that methods to treat gastric acid reflux would help treat bile reflux, including antacids as pepcid, in addition to life style modifications: reducing weight, stopping smoking, raising the head of the bed, etc.. wish you well

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