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Dr. Charles Cattano
1,439 doctors shared insights

Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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I have acid indigestion and what are some foods or drinks I should consume to stop acid?

I have acid indigestion and what are some foods or drinks I should consume to stop acid?

See your doctor: My answer differs than were i to advise a younger man to just try acid blockers & avoid alcohol, fats, spices). While your indigestion may be little more than gerd or acid-related distress, age-appropriate indigestion may be a harbinger of barrett's esophagus, altered stomach emptying, partial gastric outlet block, ulcer, cancer, pancreas or biliary disease, heart attack). Get checked please. ...Read more

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What I can take for acid indigestion?

What I can take for acid indigestion?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well.Also a great source of calcium. ...Read more

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How do I know if i'm experiencing acid indigestion?

How do I know if i'm experiencing acid indigestion?

Abdominal symptoms: Usually, acid indigestion causes symptoms of abdominal pain, heart burn, increased burping or belching, acid taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and other symptoms. Additionally, acid indigestion may also occur without any symptoms. Best to see your doctor if you are experiencing these symptoms, or if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Acid indigestion is causing my extreme hunger. What can I do?

Acid indigestion is causing my extreme hunger. What can I do?

Need effective rx: Many patients need chronic therapy like Nexium (esomeprazole) daily pts often take it when they think they need it . The food is your bodies way of trying to buffer the acid. It doesnt take care of the underlying problem. Untreated or inadequate treatment can lead to a barrets esophagus and possble cancer. Not to mention food can lead to obesity and more relux. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the bad acid indigestion I get from cookies?

What can I do to address the bad acid indigestion I get from cookies?

Choose wisely: If fatty foods give you indigestion, try to choose lower fat alternatives and stop eating several hours before bedtime. If these tips are unhelpful, see your doctor for evaluation and possible medication to improve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is there anything in the kitchen cupboard i can take for acid indigestion ?

Can you tell me is there anything in the kitchen cupboard i can take for acid indigestion ?

Baking Soda: If you are sure it is acid indigestion, then Baking Soda (Not Baking Powder) may work, but only temporarily for up to a few hours. Just sprinkle a teaspoon into 2 to 4 ounces of water, stir it up and drink. If symptoms improve then you quite likely had acid indigestion. Then you should see a physician. Meanwhile buy some over-the-counter antacids such as Prilosec, Prevacid, (lansoprazole) Pepcid, or Maalox. ...Read more

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What is acid indigestion?

What is acid indigestion?

Heart burns?: This can be from gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) when the stomach acid gets back up into the food pipe (esophagus), a stomach ulcer, or gastritis (too much nsaids intake can also cause the latter). ...Read more

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What could acid indigestion feel like?

Discomfort and pain: Acid reflux can cause chest pain and can be uncomfortable enough to keep you up at night. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
1,212 doctors shared insights

Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Acid Indigestion (Definition)

Acid indigestion, also called heartburn, is a condition with burning pain in the chest or abdomen due to acid coming back ...Read more