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Doctor insights on: Acid Reflux Lpr

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Does acid reflux/lpr get worse in colder seasons?

Does acid reflux/lpr get worse in colder seasons?

Probably not: The seasons, in general, do not affect gerd. Sometimes people change their diet with different seasons and this could be the issue. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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Is glycopyrrolate likely to work better than domperidone for non-acid reflux (lpr) as glycopyrrolate reduces saliva ? Or can you take them together ?

Is glycopyrrolate likely to work better than domperidone for non-acid reflux (lpr) as glycopyrrolate reduces saliva ? Or can you take them together ?

Different: Both medicined are used for different reasons. Glycopyrrolate is used to dry out excessive secretion from lung and saliva. It has many side effects and therefore, should be used with caution. Domperidone is a "prokinetic" drug used to treat gerd or gastroparesis. Hope it answer your question. ...Read more

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Tiny black chunks are coming up my throat ? I have acid reflux/lpr but I've never expierence this before

Tiny black chunks are coming up my throat ? I have acid reflux/lpr but I've never expierence this before

Yeah, that's bad.: It is called "Coffee Grounds" and is what the appearance of blood after being digested by the stomach. It is bleeding with reflux and needs attention. ...Read more

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Excessive loud stomach noise, acid reflux/lpr , constipation, fatty stool when wipe, slight abdominal discomfort and anxiety. Could it be crohns?

Excessive loud stomach noise, acid reflux/lpr , constipation, fatty stool when wipe, slight abdominal discomfort and anxiety. Could it be crohns?

Highly unlikely: Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease within the category of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with the following classic symptoms: abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. You don't have blood in stool or diarrhea so its unlikely that you have Crohn's disease. You have loud noises, fatty stool and discomfort, which suggests irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which can come from anxiety. See Doc for ?'s. ...Read more

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What are some medicines that we never hear about, that are used for acid reflux or lpr?

GERD: Remedies are grouped into; 1.Antacids, such as Tums or rolaids. 2.Histamine-h2 blockers, such as zantac or tagamet. 3.Proton pump inhibitors, such as Nexium or Aciphex (rabeprazole) or ptotonix. Some of third group medicines less heard of can include sexilant, kapidex & zegerid. ...Read more

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Can nasal drip cause acid reflux or lpr?

Can nasal drip cause acid reflux or lpr?

No: More than likely, it's the other way around - you feel like you have post-nasal drip because of the symptoms caused by your reflux. You'll need to see an ENT and/or GI doc to both diagnose and treat reflux. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux or LPR cause a very red raw throat? Has a mild burn sensation. I take Pepcid (famotidine) AC once daily. Had endoscopy done; nothing abnormal. ?

Can acid reflux or LPR cause a very red raw throat? Has a mild burn sensation. I take Pepcid (famotidine) AC once daily. Had endoscopy done; nothing abnormal. ?

Yes can be others: Gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) can cause irritation of the throat if not treated appropriately. There can be acid reflux and non-acid reflux as well so it is important to follow with a GI or ENT doctor to make sure that you are treated appropriately. Viral illnesses such as a pharyngitis can also cause raw red throats. If you are not improved over a week, you should follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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