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Heavy stomach,pains between breast bone,uncomfy breathing,achy body. Acid reflux?

Heavy stomach,pains between breast bone,uncomfy breathing,achy body. Acid reflux?

Might be: acid reflux but body aches are not typically a symptom of acid reflux disease. The body aches, stomach pain, uncomfortable breathing may also be related to a viral infection. see your doctor if it doesn't go away soon. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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 GERD cause gas/stomach pain? I have terrible acid reflux but That's only half the pain.Constantly have gas,and stomachs, Normal BM too. Ibs?

Does GERD cause gas/stomach pain? I have terrible acid reflux but That's only half the pain.Constantly have gas,and stomachs, Normal BM too. Ibs?

Gerd: GERD is mostly about heartburn and sour eructations; gas and abdominal pain are not classic symptoms. I would wonder if your symptoms are more due to lactose or gluten intolerance. People who belch alot often swallow air especially when they make themselves belch. It's better to take mylanta after meals to prevent gas build-up. When bloated, drinking hot water helps break down the gas better ...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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How to know if you have acid reflux? Is there stomach pain?

How to know if you have acid reflux? Is there stomach pain?

Mid chest pain: Pain with reflux is typically mid chest (near or below sterum) and moves upward but not always. Look up gastritis and dyspepsia too and see if any of these fit your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a upper stomach pain that feels sharp especially when i move a lot. I have acid reflux but have been taking my meds for it. It has been 6 days.

I have a upper stomach pain that feels sharp especially when i move a lot. I have acid reflux but have been taking my meds for it. It has been 6 days.

Muscle pain: Your pain coud be from abdominal wall muscle, but also could be related to your gerd, possible esophagitis and its complications, or other cause. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Been taking nexium on and off for 8 months for acid reflux not stomach pain. Now every time I try to go off it on day 2 I get pains in my stomach that don't away until I take it again. I feel like I'll never get off. What is this?

Been taking nexium on and off for 8 months for acid reflux not stomach pain. Now every time I try to go off it on day 2 I get pains in my stomach that don't away until I take it again. I feel like I'll never get off. What is this?

Acid reflux(GERD): Your acidic stomach is caused by a weak valve at the junction of Esophagus(food pipe) with the stomach. The condition is call Acid reflux, sometimes it can lead to what is called GERD.
It can either be corrected with Surgery to strengthen the Valve(also called sphincter) or you will find relief with Antacids used daily or every other day for long-term. Nexium or Pepcid(may be cheaper) will help yu ...Read more

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I have acid reflux but lately I'm getting it really bad. Everything is causing stomach pain and burping. Is it something more?

I have acid reflux but lately I'm getting it really bad. Everything is causing stomach pain and burping. Is it something more?

GERD: this could be from acid reflux, or an ulcer. try to elevate head of the bed, avoid food that worsen your symptoms. you can also try over the counter zantac (ranitidine) twice daily and see if it helps. if you have weight loss, blood in the stool or black stool you should let your doctor know. ...Read more

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I have had upper stomach pain and acid, my doctor prescribed protonix, (pantoprazole) is this generally acid reflux?

I have had upper stomach pain and acid, my doctor prescribed protonix, (pantoprazole) is this generally acid reflux?

Maybe its not reflux: Lack of response to acid suppression ; antacids raises several possibilities: 1) you have excessive acid production; 2) your reflux is of non-acid material; 3) your esophagus is severely inflammed, infected, or ulcerated; 4) you have heightened esophageal sensitivity; 5) your present symptoms are not reflux-related ; warrants further investigation. Try the Protonix (pantoprazole) ; advise your doc of response. ...Read more

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What medication(PPI) is the most successful at eliminating acid reflux,but has the LEAST side effects. Pantoprazole gave me terrible stomach pain. ?

Efficacy: Studies show that all of the PPIs have similar efficacy, however, side effects are variable. You can switch to another PPI, such as Nexium (esomeprazole) and not necessarily have the same side effects. Talk with your prescribing physician. Have you been tested for H. Pylori? If pain symptoms persist, get a referral to a GI doctor and get a scope. If H. Pylori+take therapy+retest to make sure clear ...Read more

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Stomach pain feels like gas, but hurts if i move a certain way to.I also have acid reflux as well, been feeling this on and off for a day.Normal bowels?

Gerd/abdominal pain: The bloating that you feel is worsening the acid reflux. I would eat very light for the next 24hrs, no dairy, no gassy foods or heavy foods. Make sure you have fully evacuated your bowels if possible and rest the bowels. If it continues to get worse, seek help from a doctor. ...Read more

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Really bad stomach pain heartburn acid reflux after been given a 1000mg dose of zpack ?

Really bad stomach pain heartburn acid reflux after been given a 1000mg dose of zpack 

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Not unusual: Z PAC is a "relative" of ERYTHROMYCIN which is a well known gastric irritant!! Antacids will help.. Try a TUM or two! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Right side stomach pain I was feeling constipated yesterday could this be the problem I'm burping too I also have acid reflux ?

Right side stomach pain I was feeling constipated yesterday could this be the problem I'm burping too I also have acid reflux ?

Constipation /reflux: Constipation or acid reflux can cause right sided stomach pain. Pain in the right upper stomach is often due to gallbladder disease. The burping could also be due to any of these problems. For constipation, use Senna as prescribed at: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6638185 is a safe effective treatment. Try a PPI, such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) to control acid reflux. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain. I don't have to throw up or use the restroom . Doesn't feel like acid reflux, just bubbly inside. What is it?

I have stomach pain. I don't have to throw up or use the restroom . Doesn't feel like acid reflux, just bubbly inside. What is it?

Check your diet/bevg: Feel like you have bubbles inside your stomach is not a common finding, unless you're drinking carbonated beverages/ sodas. So you may want to contact your doctor, so s/he can do a complete physical exam focusing on your abdominal area. They can listen with the stethoscope over your stomach to see if they can hear bubbles, and advise you further. ...Read more

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Intermittent stomach pain, acid reflux, and nausea. X-ray showed gas in stomach, feels best when standing, worst at night. ?

Intermittent stomach pain, acid reflux, and nausea. X-ray showed gas in stomach, feels best when standing, worst at night. ?

Stomach pain: You may have bad reflux or ulcer. Reflux may get worse in the lying posture. Xray probably not going to be diagnostic. Consult your doctor for exam and get treated. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain and always have gas everyday when I awake or asleep. Does this have to do with having Gerd or acid reflux?

I don't think so.: It sounds like you're having intestinal pain as opposed to upper abdominal pain where reflux symptoms exist. Acid reflux generally is not the main source of gas or flatus. This sounds more suspicious for a lower intestinal problems such as constipation or irritable bowel. ...Read more

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. William Singer
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more