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When I have acid reflux, should I vomit to get it out?

When I have acid reflux, should I vomit to get it out?

Get checked out!: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So 'acid reflux' could be illnesses of any of those organs. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. & make sure! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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Does acid reflux cause you to vomit, and then feel a lot better afterward?

Does acid reflux cause you to vomit, and then feel a lot better afterward?

Yes.: More seriously, though - this can also be a symptom of an ulcer. You should probably see a GI doc to diagnose and treat what is going on. ...Read more

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I only get acid reflux the day after i vomit. What can I do to relieve the symptoms?

I only get acid reflux the day after i vomit. What can I do to relieve the symptoms?

Family practice: You can take antacids or h2 blockers such as Protonix or nexium (esomeprazole). But the real question should be why do you vomit. If you are doing it frequently you need to be assessed to fin a cause. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux. I'm 20. When i wake up sometimes, i feel like vomiting but i never do and the feeling last for a while on and off. How to stop it?

I have acid reflux. I'm 20. When i wake up sometimes, i feel like vomiting but i never do and the feeling last for a while on and off. How to stop it?

Find cause of nausea: 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--see doc. ...Read more

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Why does my husband involuntarily vomit after he eats? Dr visits haven't helped in the past, they say it's acid reflux, but the medicine doesn't help.

Why does my husband involuntarily vomit after he eats? Dr visits haven't helped in the past, they say it's acid reflux, but the medicine doesn't help.

GI work up : This is certainly not normal. He should see a gastroenterologist and have complete work up done to find the cause. If he has large hiatus hernia even surgical treatment is available. ...Read more

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Its been almost a year that i had acid reflux and most of the time i cannot eat too much or if i eat at a buffet after a while i will vomit bec it's n?

Reflux: Acid reflux may be a serious condition. Overeating can precipitate reflux. The type of foods you eat will also be a factor- greasy foods, fried, tomato based sauces, caffeine and alcohol will make reflux worse in many people. OTC products may help short term, but with symptoms lasting a year, a visit with your doctor is advised. ...Read more

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My 3yo has been vomiting between 4 and 5 in the morning 2-3 times per week. Can't keep stuff down in those times. Could Acid Reflux cause this?

My 3yo has been vomiting between 4 and 5 in the morning 2-3 times per week. Can't keep stuff down in those times. Could Acid Reflux cause this?

Vomiting : I need more informations, does he eat or drink anything during that time? How long this is going on? Any other symptoms? Is he loosing weight? There so many causes for vomiting, you should consult your pediatrician & propably a gastroentrologist if is an ongoing problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been sick for three weeks now I have been vomiting atleast once a day ocasional diarreah and horrific acid reflux i ve been seeing a urgent car?

I have been sick for three weeks now I have been vomiting atleast once a day ocasional diarreah and horrific acid reflux i ve been seeing a urgent car?

Get a second opinion: You need to see a primary care doctor with a regular medical practice. You have been suffering for 3 weeks, and it's time to find someone who can follow through with you and do a full evaluation. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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I have a lap band. Noticed an increase in vomiting and acid reflux. Is this concerning?

When to get checked: Vomiting after surgery is concerning. With a lap band you should be getting regular checks with your bariatric team. Okay to get in for an evaluation, to check for several possible problems with the band. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more