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A 21-year-old male asked:

Excessive hiccup/burps that regurgitate food/acid + acid reflux for several weeks. scared it's stomach cancer. 21 year old male, not the best diet.

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
You desribe: Decreased lower esophageal sphincter tone. Chocolate and alcohol make this worse. Persistent reflux may be associated with development of barrett's esophagus, an unpredictable precursor of esophagus cancer. Don't smoke; eat better.

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