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Acid Reflux Choking In Sleep
2 month old with acid reflux puking and choking in sleep on apnea machine Zantac (ranitidine) rice n bottle and propped up anything else i can do? Congestion also
Depends upon : Is your baby thriving(gaining weight as expected) without unusual fussiness, respiratory complication such as pneumonia or wheezing? If yes, no other intervention necessary. If no, more aggressive treatment including fundoplication should be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
See your doctor!: All those problems can be related to uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux, stomach ulceration and aspiration of acid into the airways. Sleep apnea can be associated with all of these symptoms as well. Treating the underlying cause will make your nights much more restful! ...Read more
GERD: Also called gastroesophageal reflux disease. Common symptoms such as heartburn, bloating and sour or bitter-tasting acid backing up into your throat or mouth are the key to the diagnosis of acid reflux disease. The good news is a treatable condition. Rec.: see your pcp for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for acid reflux I am on medicine, but got woke up choking from fluids that came up.What i do?
Discuss with DR: If you have reflux to such a degree, it is reasonable for you to discuss your gerd with a surgeon. The medications will generally not stop the refluxing. They should help with the acid/burn component of the disease. All said, lifestyle changes are good not only for gerd, but for over-all health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everytime my boyfriend eats he gags. Its not from choking on food its just from eating. It makes him nausious. Is it acid reflux?
Reflux: Gastric reflux can result in the sensation of choking or shortness of breath or the sensation of "heart burn" if it is continuous it may be more severe. Life style changes like stopping smoking, stopping alcohol, stopping caffeine may help. I would suggest seeing your physician, you may need to have an egd - a scope to see what the problem is. ...Read more
See your doctor: If the baby can't breathe it shouldn't wait and they need to be assessed. It could be they have an allergy to dairy and/or soy and exposure to it in the breastmilk or formula is causing reflux and the acid is burning the throat and nose, causing extra mucous. Saline drops for babies used after each feeding can help. If turning blue or having poor weight gain see a doctor asap. ...Read more
How high is the risk of choking (on food) while under anesthetics if you have gastroparesis and frequent acid reflux?
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
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