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A 56-year-old male asked:

5 days ago began belching frequently all day long.some minor bloating.no other symptoms. urgent care says gerd. but, i have no heartburn.began prilosec 2 days ago & liquid antacid after meals, which are smaller w/ mild foods.belching continues. why?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
GERD does no get better or go away in only a few days. If you have not tried it elevate the head of your bed on 4-8 inch blocks under the feet of you bed legs under your head end of bed. Gravity never sleeps and this will let gravity help.

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Last updated Aug 1, 2021

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