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A 39-year-old female asked:

I had duodenal bile reflux (confirmed on egd). the nurse asked me if i tried "overhydration" with water. i don't understand. why would that help?

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Dr. Viquar Khan mundozie
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Hydration: Water will dilute the acid in your stomach. Water intake at least 64oz per day has lot of benefits.
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