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Acid Reflux In Babies And Sleeping
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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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
GERD or acid reflux? I have been waking up with burning in throat and sour taste in mouth for days. All heart tests are ok.
Acid Reflux: Your symptoms are typical for acid reflux. When lying horizontal, the reflux worsens. Try to not eat anything within 2 hours of retiring. Sometimes elevating the head of the bed by propping up the front legs with blocks can help. Anti acids like Mylanta can provide some relief as can over the counter medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
Can Zantac (ranitidine) hurt my babies digestion (good flora, acidity , efficiency etc) in the in the long run? How severe should reflux s/s before using zantac (ranitidine)?
Unlikely: But you can consider a probiotic instead or teas with chamomile, fennel, ginger, and look at dietary factors (sensitivities/allergies to cow's milk for example). I rarely use zantac (ranitidine) but would only consider if poor growth or pain is an issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is the LES incompetent when reflux occurs only when laying down? I am occasionally awakened from sleep with acid in my throat, trachea.
Yes: This is a classic symptom of reflux and LES incompetence. If you are not taking acid blockers already (proton pump inhibitors) you should be doing that. Especially since you have reflux into your trachea you should see your primary care physician and have an evaluation to determine the extent of the reflux and your options for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acid reflux, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea and lack of sleep. Are they responsible for my dizziness and nausea?
They can be: Lack of oxygen can be a factor in all of your symptoms. Is the chronic sinusitis due to obstructions ( polyps) or a deviated septum? Has your sleep apnea been diagnosed by a witnessed overnight sleep centered study? If so have you been advised to wear a cpap? If so , are you? If not, in mild to moderate cases, a dental device can be custom made to reduce the obstruction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking large vitamins cause acid reflux? Every time i take vitamins i end up in the ER with acid reflux. Why?
Yes: Multivitamins are combination of different essential vitamins and minerals.These nutrients have a variety of health benefits and can help maintain proper body functioning. Gastroesophageal reflux can occur when large multivitamin ingested. After you swallow, as the pill goes down, it could irritate your esophagus. Your multivitamin can also cause digestive acids from your stomach to wash back up. ...Read more
It doesn't: It may cause burning under the breast bone but not the breasts, back, or shoulders. ...Read more
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Does barretts esophagus occur in 25 year olds with only occasional acid reflux?Or does it more occur in older people with severe lifelong acid reflux?
Can children use an anti acid like Tums (calcium carbonate) for frequent eructation with stomach contents coming in mouth?
Woke up in the middle of the night with indigestion, burning pain in throat acid like taste in my mouth. Can stomach acid come right up to your mouth?
Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?
Gagging fits often. Thought, anxiety? Have dry cough. Choke on small amounts of H20/saliva. Sometimes vomit in mouth. Acid in throat in AM sometimes.
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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