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Sugar Land, TX
A 36-year-old male asked:

I have acid reflux bad. on prevacid (lansoprazole) (helping somewhat). i'm having problems eating more than a couple small meals and i'm weak with a headache. how to keep my calories up without throwing up?

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Dr. Daniel Cabot
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Get Endoscopy: Your comment about weakness and headache has me concerned that your reflux could be causing some bleeding into your stomach, causing anemia and irritation to your GI tract. You should ask your physician about getting endoscopy to rule this out.
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 15 years experience
Should see a GI doc: It is very unusual for a person this age to not able to tolerate food. You should see a GI specialist soon to see why you cannot eat. Many things can cause what you have.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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