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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can an empty stomach make acid reflux/gerd worse?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unlikely: Visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gerd/symptoms-causes/syc-20361940 If you are overweight, losing weight is important for reducing intrabdominal pressure and reducing GERD. Wish you good health!

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Last updated Dec 1, 2020

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