A 32-year-old member asked:
is lipton black tea or green tea an appropriate treatment for ulcer or acid reflux?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Crystal Twynham answered
32 years experience General Surgery
No.: Caffeine in tea (green or black) increases the damaging effect of our own natural stomach acid and will worsen both ulcers and reflux. Sorry. A proton pump inhibitor like prevacid/prilosec once a day will be much more helpful! good luck!
Answered on Aug 12, 2018
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