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Pflugerville, TX
A 49-year-old male asked about a 19-year-old female:

I believe that i have acid reflux but i wanted to confirm with a doctor. i have most of the symptoms which includes heartburn, burping, and nausea. i was wondering what type of medication should i take?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
PPI: She seems to have a GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) as you suspect. Standard recommendations include 4-6 weeks of Proton Pump Inhibitor, e.g., omeprazole, dietary restrictions including acid inducing foods (tomatoes, chocolate, mint), beverages (soda, juices, alcohol), weight reduction if overweight, and no exposure to smoke.
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