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I have acid reflux problem. When I eat bread & cheese/mayonnaise I feel like the problem gets worse. Is it bad to eat them?

I have acid reflux problem. When I eat bread & cheese/mayonnaise I feel like the problem gets worse. Is it bad to eat them?

Heartburn fixes: Short answer: avoid spicy ; greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed. Long answer: distinguish acid versus non-acid causes of reflux ; rule out motility problems of the esophagus ; stomach. You may want 1st to try behavior ; diet changes above, assess response to otc acid blockers (h2's are weaker than ppi's), ; see GI doc if persistent.

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


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What is a acid reflux?

What is a acid reflux?

Wrong way: It is a condition by which acid an food particles creep up into your esophagus. The minuscule between your esophagus and stomach is not working properly. Several causes. Please discuss with your doctor.

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Do I have acid reflux?

Stumped the doctor.: You really must give me more symptoms than that.

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Which stops acid reflux?

Which stops acid reflux?

GERD: If you mean absolute stopping it, see your GI doctor about newer surgeries otherwise you may control it by diet and medication.

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How to cure acid reflux?

How to cure acid reflux?

Medications and diet: GERD or reflux is when the acid goes up in food pipe and burn the lining most of the time it is associated with hiatal hernia which is internal hernia not visible to outside most of the time medication diet by avoiding spicy and greasy food and stop smoking and losing weight you can control the symptoms for cure you need surgery to repair the hernia and wrap the stomach around food pipe

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Can acid reflux be cured?

Medications are best: There is a surgery, but it is only for those who have failed medical therapy. Need to use mechanical and preventive precautions seriously. Then add h2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors.

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Symptoms of an acid reflux?

Symptoms of an acid reflux?

Heartburn: Commonly known as heartburn, acid reflux can cause burning in the esophagus and a sour tasted in the back of the throat. If left untreated it can cause scarring of the esophagus.

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Is milktea bad for acid reflux?

Is milktea bad for acid reflux?

Probably: Tea/coffee as well as fatty food worsen reflux. Thus non-fat milk would be better for you. As for tea/coffee, it doesn't matter whether it is caffeinated or not.

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Natural remides for acid reflux?

Natural remides for acid reflux?

Ginger!: First try to figure out what is giving you the acid reflux. Type of foods? What time id it worse? Is it associated with meals? Activity? Does it get better when you eat? Seeing a dr? Has h.Pylori been ruled out? Weight issues? Assuming all this has been done a couple of tips: fresh cut ginger┬┤root, about 1 tsp, pour boiling water over it, 1 cup, simmer 10 min, add juice from 1/2 lemon, sip.

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Which foods trigger acid reflux?

Lots: Fatty foods, spicy foods, tomatoes, caffeine, nicotine, chocolate, peppermint and late meals to name some if the most common.

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How can acid reflux be treated?

Couple ways: With lifestyle modification (try a web search for simple tips) also with prescription medication as well as over the counter meds. You may wish to try an over the counter medication and if no improvement see your dr for further evaluation and treatment.

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Are pancakes bad for acid reflux?

Are pancakes bad for acid reflux?

Not the pancake: It is the butter which makes them bad for reflux.

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What are good foods for acid reflux?

Avoid: caffeine, alcohol and cigarette smoking and any food that makes it worse, Avoid laying down within 2 hours of eating, do not overeat, There are no foods that help it.

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Hi, what are symptoms of acid reflux?

Many symptoms: Symptoms of acid reflux include heart burn, chest pain, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, acid taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting and others. See your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms to confirm the diagnosis and to give you a treatment plan.

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How strong is the acid in acid-reflux?

How strong is the acid in acid-reflux?

Strong: The stomach acid is strong. It is mostly hydrochloric acid and potassium and sodium chloride. It has a ph of 1.5 to 3.5.

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What is the best thing for acid reflux?

Antacid: Start with otc Pepcid (famotidine) or mylanta. If does not work try Prilosec otc. If you still have reflux and pain go to your doctor for possible referral for upper endoscopy to look inside your stomach.

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How to determine if I have acid reflux?

It causes heart burn: When acid moves up and down your esophagus, you will know because you will burp often and food can regurgitate into your throat/mouth and often there would be a heart burn causing discomfort in your upper abdomen.

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What happens if I don't treat acid reflux?

What happens if I don't treat acid reflux?

Mucosal changes: In the worst case scenario, longstanding untreated esophageal reflux can lead to changes in the lining of the esophagus that may increase risk of certain esophageal cancers. You should see your doctor to discuss whether or not your pattern of reflux puts you at higher risk.

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Are pancakes and syrup ok for acid reflux?

Are pancakes and syrup ok for acid reflux?

Pancakes & GERD.: The main thing that concerns me about pancakes in this context would be the size of your breakfast. Pancakes are usually the main part of a large breakfast, and large meals can trigger reflux. Using a citrus product on them, like an orange marmalade, could trigger reflux as well.

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Dr. William Singer
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more