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Can Acid Reflux Cause Headaches
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
Can acid reflux cause pressure headaches (including back of head) & in the ear but don't have other symptoms sore throat , cough etc PPI's didn't help?
No: The issues are completely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr suspects acid reflux. if acid reflux can go to the sinus lining, could it cause a sinus headache. I have an apt aug 5th to see a gastro dr.
Quit Smoking please: Smoking can cause recurrent damage to the inner linings of Nose, Throat,Air passages and Stomach. The symptoms can be Hyper acid secretion with Reflux, Recurrent URI infection and cough and congestion. So if you can try to quit smoking your symptoms may subside to some extent. Meanwhile try taking H2 blocker like Pepcid (famotidine) AC OTC 2/day, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anxiety cause following symptoms. Tingling fingers and toes, numbness in back of thigh. Headache in right temple, acid reflux and sleep loss?
Reflux,sleep apnea: Low calcium can cause the tingly feelings your talking about, if you have reflux this can be contributing to sleep apnea which may as well be causing your feelings of lack of energy, sleep deprivation could also be causing some of your headaches. Please check with your interenist, elevated the head of your bed, do not eat and recline within 3 hours of eating and try an otc reflux med at night. ...Read more
I have a hiatal hernia and suffer migraines. Meds to treat the hernia symptoms (severe acid reflux) give me headaches. What are my other options?
Many antacids: to choose from so trial and error. Also PO antacids are available. ...Read more
Hi I have been treating for acid reflux and gastritis since dec. now my hair is itchy all the time and this week Ive had headache,earaches. help?
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
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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