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Sunken eyes with dark circles highly visible after i developed gerd, bloating and stomach pain, no weight loss but acne on forehead, please advice thanks!

Sunken eyes with dark circles highly visible after i developed gerd, bloating and stomach pain, no weight loss but acne on forehead, please advice thanks!

YOU NEED A CHECK UP: With the symptoms you mentioned you need to get checked by your doctor to find the cause of all your symptoms gerd can be treated with acid suppression therapy, acne with benzyl peroxide, local antibiotics and retinoids.But sunken eyes and dark circles etc, need to be investigated.You may need GI consult and/or endoscopy get a good check up. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can acid reflux causes you ear pain, sensitive to noise, balance problems, heartburn, difficulty breathing&upper middle stomach pain? What to do?

Can acid reflux causes you ear pain, sensitive to noise, balance problems, heartburn, difficulty breathing&upper middle stomach pain? What to do?

Acid reflux : The balance and noise issues are not related to acid reflux but all the other symptoms are. See your local ENT and they can check your hearing and sort out all of your problems with the reflux. Good luck! feel better! ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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Very fast weight loss and heart burn and stomach pains what could it be?

Very fast weight loss and heart burn and stomach pains what could it be?

Many things: Geetha, if you are not dieting and have lost much weight in a short while you should see a physician or clinic. You can take antacids or over the counter acid blockers as a trial, avoid alcohol and very acidic or greasy foods and don't lie flat (use pillows) to keep acid in your stomach. But bottom line is that very fast weight loss can be dangerous and you need to know why this is happening. ...Read more

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Anxiety causing stomach issues hurt to eat and heartburn stomach pain am I headed towards GERD or ulcer? What should I take for this

Anxiety causing stomach issues hurt to eat and heartburn stomach pain am I headed towards GERD or ulcer? What should I take for this

You may be: Stress and anxiety can certainly cause other physical ailments such as increasing acid production, leading to possible GERD or ulcers. The acid issue can be treated by avoiding trigger foods that also affect you, and medications. Controlling anxiety however is the main issue causing your problems, so treating that is paramount. See the Dr. for a good exam, evaluation, and treatment. ...Read more

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Few days after my period my GERD symptoms will trigger and will have rib and stomach pain. What to do? Is this normal to feel?

Few days after my period my GERD symptoms will trigger and will have rib and stomach pain. What to do? Is this normal to feel?

Contact your primary care provider first.: Contact your primary care provider first. It sounds like GI sensitivity , which often comes with periods. ...Read more

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Left lower stomach pain and left lower backpain.Mild headache and constipated.. I was diagnosed wid gerd., what can cause this symptoms? Im 25 female

Left lower stomach pain and left lower backpain.Mild headache and constipated.. I was diagnosed wid gerd., what can cause this symptoms? Im 25 female

Cure Constipation: Constipation can cause many problems. Treat with plenty of water, and high-fiber diet. Metamucil (psyllium husks), seeds, and high-fiber vegetables like carrots and celery. Increase activity of your colon with mild stimulants like prunes (may require several handsfull). Stay regular (i.e., at least one easy bowel movement per day). Magnesium (1, 000-2, 000 mg per day may also help). ...Read more

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Im 22have Gastronitis/Gerd. Whenever I drink alcohol or even sip a small amount I get the worst jitters with some stomach pain. What may be the cause?

Im 22have Gastronitis/Gerd. Whenever I drink alcohol or even sip a small amount I get the worst jitters with some stomach pain. What may be the cause?

Alcohol Gastritis: I understand your discomfort. Alcohol is one of the major triggers for Gastritis. It is likely that Alcohol use in the past contributed to or exacerbated stomach pain Alcohol can aggravate GERD. See Gastroenterologist for Diagnosis of Gastritis and GERD ;Treatment. See Psychiatrist for Therapy to cope with the stresses in life, use of Alcohol and its effects on your functioning; attend AA Meetings ...Read more

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Loose bowels for 4 5 times a day with mild stomach pain for 20 days and bloating taking esmoprazole magnesium And levosulpride for 4 months for GERD?

Loose bowels for 4 5 times a day with mild stomach pain for 20 days and bloating taking esmoprazole magnesium And levosulpride for 4 months  for GERD?

GI issues: Sounds as if you need further evaluation. If you are seeing a gastroenterologist you must go back, recite all of your symptoms and enter into a mutually effective consultative interaction. If you cannot, get a second opinion. Hope this is of value. ...Read more

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Gerd? Have pain & sensitive to touch on both sides of chest. Middle feels like a baloon all heart tests are clear no stomach pain or acid. Help?

Gerd? Have pain & sensitive to touch on both sides of chest. Middle feels like a baloon all heart tests are clear no stomach pain or acid. Help?

GERD /Hiatal Hernia: Have and egd, with biopsy for h. Pylori infection, has a plain chest xray been performed , don't forget about the need to evaluate the gall bladder. Change to low fat small meals daily, another item to check is the mediastinum for swelling or masses , or other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Upper left stomach pain I have GERD ulcer and hernia. Taking nexium (esomeprazole)?

Upper left stomach pain I have GERD ulcer and hernia.  Taking nexium (esomeprazole)?

NEXIUM (esomeprazole) =GOOD: I assume you had a 'scope' (an egd) to diagnose the 'ulcer'. An esophageal ulcer (gerd ulcer) and hiatal hernia can be painful conditions. Nexium (esomeprazole) is a powerful acid blocker (ppi) and an excellent choice to treat 'too much stomach acid.' lifestyle changes will also help: cut caffeine, alcohol and smoking. You need to be seen quickly if signs of bleeding: black stools/ vomiting 'coffee grounds'. ...Read more

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I can't breathe, i feel that no air cAn passed by my throat.had stomach pain like needles.is this gerd?

I can't breathe, i feel that no air cAn passed by my throat.had stomach pain like needles.is this gerd?

Can you talk?: If you can talk and breathe in and out without making a weezing noise then you CAN breathe. If you can't do the above call 911!. GERd can make you feel like you have something stuck in your throat. But rarely does it cause the inability to breathe! ...Read more

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I have been having stomach pain near the esophogus, was checked for gallbladder with a normal hida scan. Is this most likely gerd?

I have been having stomach pain near the esophogus, was checked for gallbladder with a normal hida scan. Is this most likely gerd?

Possibly: This could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). Usually symptoms worsens when lying down, particularly after a large late night meal. Risk factors for men in particular are obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption, as well as dietary factors such as the intake of caffeinated beverages and foods. Symptomatic treatment with antacids and changing eating habits, may suffice. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more