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Do I have acid reflux or preeclampsia if I keep burping icky stuff?

Do I have acid reflux or preeclampsia if I keep burping icky stuff?

Acid reflux: Preeclampsia is not usually associated with belching; the hallmarks of preeclampsia are high blood pressure, swelling, and protein in the urine; reflux is usually associated with acid. See your obgyn for recommendations.Tums (calcium carbonate) may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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Preeclampsia or acid reflux?

Preeclampsia or acid reflux?

One answer: See your doctor. Preeclampsia is serious and needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux, lower stomach cramps, headache be preeclampsia?

Can acid reflux, lower stomach cramps, headache be preeclampsia?

Unlikely: Preeclampsia, the state before eclampsia, which is seizures in pregnancy, is diagnosed as mild or severe. Mild depends soley on bp, greater than 140/90, or not pre-existing before 20 weeks, and proteinuria. Severe needs the mild conditions, then adds either a higher bp, more protein, visual changes, and headache, with a few others, but elevated BP is required. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux and have a pain just under my sternum and I feel like there is something stopping me from burping any ideas ive had it for 4 days.

I have acid reflux and have a pain just under my sternum and I feel like there is something stopping me from burping any ideas ive had it for 4 days.

Acid reflux: Are you on any medications? How old are you/ For reflu would try prevecid 30 mg a day and ranitidine 150 mg a day also for the first 2 days try maalox , 1 tablespoon twice a day. For a male over 30 years old ( and if you are under 30 and use cocaine) we always have the heart in mind and so would follow up today at urgent care /doctor for EKG. ...Read more

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I often get sick to my stomach, more times than not it is accompanied by juicy burps. Sometimes it feels better when I burp. I have Acid reflux, could this be the cause?

Yes: The symptoms you describe are often associated with Acid reflux. However, this could be associated with gastritis. Try eating smaller meals and don't eat within 2-3 hours before you go to sleep.If that works, it is likely to be acid reflux. You should consult your doctor to see if some medications may help. ...Read more

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Feeling bloated that i have to burp for me to be able to breathe again. I have acid reflux. What to do?

Feeling bloated that i have to burp for me to be able to breathe again. I have acid reflux. What to do?

Bloated & burping: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." However gastroparesis, GI dysmotilities, undertreated GERD, pancreatic/biliary disease, even stress must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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I think i think I have acid reflux but i don't know sometimes I have to make my self burp in my mouth is watery. Is this it?

I think i think I have acid reflux but i don't know sometimes I have to make my self burp in my mouth is watery. Is this it?

Burping®ugitation: Burping and regurgitation are symptoms suggestive of acid reflux.You can try over the counter omeprazole/brand name Prilosec and if you get symptom relieif it is reflux disease.You may consult your physician if you want to follow up on that and want to know how long to take the meds or you need something else if not better. ...Read more

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Constant burping, occasional regurgitation and hiccups, heartburn and coughing. Do I have acid reflux?

Constant burping, occasional regurgitation and hiccups, heartburn and coughing. Do I have acid reflux?

Sure sounds like it: We can't diagnose here, but you've certainly described many features associated with acid reflux (GERD). Usual first measures include dietary and lifestyle modifications and over the counter medication. Seek eval if no improvement to avoid worsening and long term risks. Gastroenterologists are specialists in this area. ...Read more

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Why do I burp after a few skipped heart beats when lying down? I'm 26, no heart disease (tests ruled out) I have acid reflux

Diaphram twitches: Possible diaphragm twitches due to spasm after skiping beats. Skip beat is not normal. Need to get cardiologist evaluation done for skipping beats. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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


Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia, is an old term for pre-eclampsia, is a condition consisting of high blood pressure and protein in the urine that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. If untreated this can lead to a life-threatening ...Read more