A member 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 answered

Specializes in Radiation Oncology

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.

Answered Jul 9, 2018



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