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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Acid reflux : Acid reflux can be damaging over time. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Do you also snore? Have you been evaluated for sleep apnea? Is your. Diet healthy? Do, you drink a lot of soda or caffeine? Thing to talk to your doctor about. ...Read more

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Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.

Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.

Belching: The excessive belching is caused by some underlying condition, such as your reflux disease. The belching itself is more a symptom than the cause you need to get treated. Seek help form a GI dr. Who specializes in this area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? I notice I feel this when my stomach is upset & when i feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. Help!

Can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? I notice I feel this when my stomach is upset & when i feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. Help!

Yes it can!: As the acidic contents of your stomach rises to the back of your throat it can irritate those areas. Also, your brain "refers" pain from the back of your throat to your ears. That's the reason. ...Read more

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Last night i woke up to pain in my neck, pain unlike a sore throat. Close to my chest. When i eat or swallow too. Acid reflux or heartburn? Take tums (calcium carbonate)?

Last night i woke up to pain in my neck, pain unlike a sore throat. Close to my chest. When i eat or swallow too. Acid reflux or heartburn? Take tums (calcium carbonate)?

See a GI doctor: Use of agents which reduce acid production in the upper GI tract may be necessary, but first you need to be examined to make sure there is no other manageable cause for these symptoms. Go see someone and get this worked out soon. ...Read more

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About my right neck pain my doctor prescribe me that I have acid reflux is it connected?

About my right neck pain my doctor prescribe me that I have acid reflux is it connected?

It is possible: When the right other symptoms accompany that single problem. That issue taken alone does not give enough to go on so i would follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux be associated with neck/shoulder/arm/elbow and stabbing/dull chest pain on both sides of the body?

Can acid reflux be associated with neck/shoulder/arm/elbow and stabbing/dull chest pain on both sides of the body?

Usually not: Pain is more related to chest and mid abdomen. Quality of pain burning type. Does not radiate to neck, elbow or arms or shoulder. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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


Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more