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A 47-year-old male asked:

Pain in lower esophagus as food passes through. acid reflux when sleeping. sitting up helps. certain foods are a problem. food takes long to digest. feels like something sore inside the path that the food goes through?

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
GERD: These symptoms sound like Gastro-Esophageal Reflux disease with esophagitis. You should be taking famotidine or ranitidine at bedtime. Also lose weight and avoid eating 2 hours before bedtime. Raise the head of your bed by 6 inches by putting
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