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I have a hiatal hernia i have been having bad heart burn all day i feel like the acid from my stomach is at the beginning of my throat not going down?

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Relux workup: Gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) disease is caused from numerous factors. Some to consider: alcohol and tobacco use, diet, anatomy (hiatal hernia), obesity, and medications. Work up with endocsopy, ph (acid test) probe, xrays (upper gi), and possible manometry (pressure tests) are necessary. Treatment begins with medication and lifestyle changes.

Answered 6/9/2015

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GERD: You have described gerd well. Work with your GI doctor to get long term relief of your symptoms.

Answered 6/10/2014

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