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A 31-year-old female asked:

Nausea, bloating, burning sensation in stomach and back of throat, difficulty swallowing (throat feels tight, i guess).... possible g.e.r d? how to treat?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Depends: For some simply avoiding caffeine/nicotine & similar aggravating factors will help some. Avoiding laying down after meals can help. Antacid tablets may provide transient relief. When simple measures don't help an evaluation by your doc may show a need for testing and prescription meds.
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