A 27-year-old female asked:
9 weeks 3 days pregnant and heartburn is this normal ? how can i fix tumms don't help.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Common problem: If Tums don't help most ob's will allow patients to take an h2 blocker such as zantac (ranitidine) otc but i would ask your OB first. Don't eat greasy , fried or spicy foods and avoid eating at night before bed. Avoid mints as they increase gerd/heartburn symptoms.
4892 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Raise head of bed: You might try elevating the head of you bed about 6' on blocks or books. Gravity is your friend. Don't try propping up, it will
put even more pressure on you stomach.
4892 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 18, 2015
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