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Aspirin Acid Reflux
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
Aspirin use : I would speak with your doctor about he risk vs. benefits for you in taking, or not taking this medication. ...Read more
I never had acid reflux before till I've been extremely stressed could this be the cause? I have been stressed to tears for the past 2 weeks!
Yes: It can certainly contribute.Get a more detailed answer ›
I don't have acid reflux and I'm not a diabetic but I always feel like I'm hungry all the time no matter what I eat I can b hungry in an hour!
Irritated stomach?: Lots of causes of "hunger", but epigastric burning & pain after meals raises the probability of gastritis & ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (you're taking Motrin & ibuprofen) or aspirin; cut out tobacco & alcohol; trial an acid reducer. Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Pancreatitis possible? ...Read more
Not Likely!: Calcium supplementation is not only known to cause stomach cramps or discomfort, but recent evidence suggests when taken alone, (without vitamin d), it actually may increase your risk of a heart attack. Reducing certain drugs, such as aspirin, ibruprofen, or naproxen, as well as reducing alcohol intake, caffeine, stress, or eating prior to lying down also is very helpful. ...Read more
ConsultGastroenterol: Sometime we do prescribe PPIs in combinationwith H2 Blockers But before we do that I suggest you consult a gastroenterologist Meanwhile also modify your life style Quit Smoking,if obese loose weight,Cut down on alcohol,Dont eat too close to your bed time,avoid large fatty meals.avoid garlic&onions,tomatoes and citrus fruits etc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many choices of RX: Acid reflux is a chronic condition in most people. So it requires a change in lifestyle and medication to relieve symptoms. Your gastroenterologist can help you for the long term control. But there are many antacids of varying potencies and different costs which can stop the acid production like Pepcid or zantac or neutralize acid like with mylanta or gelusil. Avid aspirin/advil / coffee and alcoh. ...Read more
Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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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