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does milk neutralise acid?
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Pediatric Gastroenterology 24 years experience
Milk coats acid: Milk helps acid reflux by coating the esophagus and stomach, providing some protection against acid. The calcium and bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) in milk also help to neutralize the acids in the stomach.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020
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