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Will Gaviscon help with nausea/vomiting caused by acid reflux when I wake up in the morning?

Will Gaviscon help with nausea/vomiting caused by acid reflux when I wake up in the morning?

Maybe: Coats lining of esophagus, may help. Other factors, e.g. Large meals, eating before bedtime, lying flat, alcohol, chocolate, mint, acidic, fatty, spicy foods, meds, weight, other may all play a role. If ongoing symptom, or frequent-see md. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Symptoms are nausea, gas pains, acid reflux, burping, and chest pains. It started this morning. Everything but the gas & chest pains happen often.

Symptoms are nausea, gas pains, acid reflux, burping, and chest pains. It started this morning. Everything but the gas & chest pains happen often.

? Bad food?: At your age most common would be either something you ate didn't agree with you. Or a bladder-urine infection. Stay on liquid or light diet for 2 days, if not better see a doctor and least have your urine checked. You may also use Prevacid or zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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Help please! Is acid reflux in children leads to nausia early in the morning on a daily basis?

Help please! Is acid reflux in children leads to nausia early in the morning on a daily basis?

Possibly: Acid reflux can be a possible cause of early morning nausea in children. Many people with reflux experience worsening symptoms upon lying down and thus have pain/ nausea during the night or upon wakening. Allergic rhinitis is just another possibility. The pooling of mucus when lying down can cause a person to feel nauseaus upon awakening. ...Read more

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Constant acid reflux and nausea, what is this? What can I do?

GERD: It is likely to be acid reflux just as you stated. However tetracycline may cause similar symptoms. If you are still taking tetracycline stop it and see if the symptoms clear. If they persist, try Prilosec otc. You may also want to speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause ongoing nausea and acid reflux for 6 months?

What could cause ongoing nausea and acid reflux for 6 months?

Worth an evaluation!: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux in children cause nausea early in the day on a daily basis?

Possibly: Since they've been lying down all night, acid may may be slowly crawling up the esophagus. Also acid secretion tends to to peak at night. So early am nausea could be a sign of acid reflux. But as with all health concerns, if it persists, see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Just came in from shoveling for an hour and having bad headtburn/reflux w/some nausea and it won't go away. Can shoveling snow trigger acid reflux?

Just came in from shoveling for an hour and having bad headtburn/reflux w/some nausea and it won't go away. Can shoveling snow trigger acid reflux?

It's possible: With increased abdominal pressure through exertion associated with shoveling. Take antacid and/or ppi- omeprazole. Take care! ...Read more

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Severe nausea, acid reflux at night - what is this?

Severe nausea, acid reflux at night - what is this?

Night reflux nausea: Severe acid breakthrough. We make a burst of acid between 3-5 am. This can cause not only reflux but the nausea as well. You can test this idea by taking an otc omeprazole. If it goes away on the medication it is definitely acid reflux, unless you are pregnant! ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

No Biggy: Why not just take care of the acid reflux? There are many medications for it, and dietary modification, even Tums. Yes, Zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) helps nausea but it will make you drowsy (maybe that's what you need?), and yes, you could take a Zofran (ondansetron) if the acid reflux makes you nauseated. No biggy. But it's always better to attack the cause-that will then take care of the symptoms. And if not you'll need to see your doc ...Read more

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I am having pain just below my navel, along with nausea. I do have acid reflux.?

I am having pain just below my navel, along with nausea. I do have acid reflux.?

It's Not Ur Reflux: Gerd will cause heartburn; it will never cause pain below the navel. It's hard to know what's causing your pain w/o a formal evaluation: you cannot replace a thorough history, physical exam, lab +/- x-ray tests with a few sentences. I recommend that you see a primary care doctor for a formal evaluation v. ...Read more

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I have nausea, I ate something that was not cooked enough and also ate something that was, bad also I have acid reflux, and had bananas everyday?

I have nausea, I ate something that was not cooked enough and also ate something that was, bad also I have acid reflux, and had bananas everyday?

Nausea: This may be simple indigestion especially if there is no associated pain or abdominal tenderness. Try drinking flat ginger ale that is room temperature as this helps settle your stomach. Food poisoning will often result in diarrhea. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Stomach acid reflux and nausea cause from high anxiety?

Chicken or egg?: Could be, however in some cases reflux may trigger anxiety. See your doctor to be sure you get proper treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: severe) and acid reflux. Can I take Maxolon tablets with my 10mg Cipramil to help?

I am experiencing nausea (severity: severe) and acid reflux. Can I take Maxolon tablets with my 10mg Cipramil to help?

YES: But you should know that NAUSEA can be a SIDE EFFECT of many of the PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitor) drugs!!! Ask your doctor if a change in medication is indicated!

Hope this is helful!
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I are a cereal bar before bed at 10 last night and have had acid reflux and nausea all the next day. Is it down to this or something else? What to do?

Acid reflux: Your question is a bit confusing, but there are good treatments for acid reflux. Best to talk with your doctor about how to handle it. A trial of Omeprazole (prilosec) is a common starting point in the evaluation of reflux. ...Read more

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Is nausea a good indicator of acid reflux disease?

Is nausea a good indicator of acid reflux disease?

Not necessarily: There are many possible causes for nausea. See you physician if you are concerned about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Acid reflux symptoms worsening along with consistent nausea and burning, antacids do not help. What could this be?

Acid reflux symptoms worsening along with consistent nausea and burning, antacids do not help. What could this be?

GERD: Gastro esophageal reflux disease can cause acidic stomach contents to come back up into your mouth-- especially when lying down or after getting up from lying down. This can occur after eating large meal or related to sudden weight gain. If severe please see md. There are stronger medications to reduce the amount of acid- rather than just neutralize acid with antacids... ...Read more

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I've never been able to burp my whole life, I've done the odd few...It affects me everyday, nausea, acid reflux/gurgles, is there an operation for it?

I've never been able to burp my whole life, I've done the odd few...It affects me everyday, nausea, acid reflux/gurgles, is there an operation for it?

None: There is no operation to make you burp. There are anti reflux operations, but they would be more likely to stop burping. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Having nausea&bloating on/off for months. No other symptoms. Diet is good. Others docs say acid reflux & told me take probiotic. Sometimes doesn't help?

Having nausea&bloating on/off for months. No other symptoms. Diet is good. Others docs say acid reflux & told me take probiotic. Sometimes doesn't help?

Find symptoms' cause: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find & treat the cause. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause pain in your chest and nausea if cardiologist ruled out heart is fine after all testing recently?

Can acid reflux cause pain in your chest and nausea if cardiologist ruled out heart is fine after all testing recently?

Yes: Reflux can cause pain in the chest. Your heart can cause chest pain. You can also have lung, muscle problems that cause chest pain. You should meet with your physician to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause chest pains, shoulder pains, and a lighheaded feeling? What about nausea & palpitations?

Can acid reflux cause chest pains, shoulder pains, and a lighheaded feeling? What about nausea & palpitations?

Yes: Acid reflux can cause all of these symptoms. Be a detective and figure out if certain foods make your reflux worse. If it persists, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

Gallbladder?: Sorry your feeling badly. Could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, and ask of an ultrasound and blood tests are appropriate to check your gallbladder. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Would a hiatal hernia cause nausea and vomiting or only acid reflux?

Maybe...: A hiatal hernia most commonly causes reflux. Severe episodes of reflux can result in nausea and vomiting. Gastric motility problems, often the cause of reflux could result in nausea and vomiting as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are on & off stomach aches, nausea and juicy burps normal with acid reflux?

Are on & off stomach aches, nausea and juicy burps normal with acid reflux?

GERD/Gastritis: These symptoms are common in GERD and gastritis.you may also have infection in the stomach called H. Pylori. Please get tested for that. These are treatable with meds and life style and dietary changes. Untreated gastritis can change to Ulcers. So I suggest please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause breathlessness, nausea and irritability? I laid down almost 1 hr after dinner. Could it be possible?

Possibly: Acid reflux can certainly be a problem in people with reactive airways (such as asthma)--causing increased shortness of breath. Irritability could be due to the breathlessness. Nausea could be related or unrelated, and could worsen the reflux, making everything else worse in turn. If you are breathless, you should consider prompt evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more