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Does acid reflux cause breathlessness, nausea and irritability? I laid down almost 1 hr after dinner. Could it be possible?

Does acid reflux cause breathlessness, nausea and irritability? I laid down almost 1 hr after dinner. Could it be possible?

Possibly: Acid reflux can certainly be a problem in people with reactive airways (such as asthma)--causing increased shortness of breath. Irritability could be due to the breathlessness. Nausea could be related or unrelated, and could worsen the reflux, making everything else worse in turn. If you are breathless, you should consider prompt evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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 acid reflux in children cause nausea early in the day on a daily basis?

Does acid reflux in children cause nausea early in the day on a daily basis?

Possibly: Since they've been lying down all night, acid may may be slowly crawling up the esophagus. Also acid secretion tends to to peak at night. So early am nausea could be a sign of acid reflux. But as with all health concerns, if it persists, see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause nausea, pale stools, fatigue? Approx 8 days of these symptoms

Perhaps: Sounds to me like you may have a problem in the billiary tree, perhaps your gallbaldder. You gb secrets biliruubin into the intestine which throug a metabolic process gives feces its color. So you have a problem here. Nausea may come from bilirubinemia that is elevated in your system and may infact cause fatigue, especially if you are not eating enough or too high fatty meals. ...Read more

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What could cause ongoing nausea and acid reflux for 6 months?

What could cause ongoing nausea and acid reflux for 6 months?

Worth an evaluation!: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

No Biggy: Why not just take care of the acid reflux?There are many medications for it,and dietary modification, even Tums. Yes,Zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) helps nausea but it will make you drowsy (maybe that's what you need?),and yes, you could take a Zofran (ondansetron) if the acid reflux makes you nauseated.No biggy. But it's always better to attack the cause-that will then take care of the symptoms.And if not you'll need to see your doc ...Read more

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Stomach acid reflux and nausea cause from high anxiety?

Stomach acid reflux  and nausea cause from high anxiety?

Chicken or egg?: Could be, however in some cases reflux may trigger anxiety. See your doctor to be sure you get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Will Gaviscon help with nausea/vomiting caused by acid reflux when i wake up in the morning ?

Maybe: Coats lining of esophagus, may help. Other factors, e.g. Large meals, eating before bedtime, lying flat, alcohol, chocolate, mint, acidic, fatty, spicy foods, meds, weight, other may all play a role. If ongoing symptom, or frequent-see md. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more