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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. Michael Gabor
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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

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Can acid reflux cause pain in your chest and nausea if cardiologist ruled out heart is fine after all testing recently?

Can acid reflux cause pain in your chest and nausea if cardiologist ruled out heart is fine after all testing recently?

Yes: Reflux can cause pain in the chest. Your heart can cause chest pain. You can also have lung, muscle problems that cause chest pain. You should meet with your physician to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause chest pains, shoulder pains, and a lighheaded feeling? What about nausea & palpitations?

Yes: Acid reflux can cause all of these symptoms. Be a detective and figure out if certain foods make your reflux worse. If it persists, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Would a hiatal hernia cause nausea and vomiting or only acid reflux?

Maybe...: A hiatal hernia most commonly causes reflux. Severe episodes of reflux can result in nausea and vomiting. Gastric motility problems, often the cause of reflux could result in nausea and vomiting as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bad acid reflux, causes nausea that feels the same as when Im coming down w a stomach bug. It makes me so nervous. How to tell the dif? Both feel icky

Acid reflux: If you are having symptoms compatible with reflux and cannot differentiate this from an acute GI infection you should definitely be seen and examined by a gastroenterologist to be sure that you do not have H. pylori infection or that something else is going on in your upper GI tract. Do this soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the mouth filling up with saliva for hours on end? Like an overproduction of saliva? No vomiting/nausea/acid reflux

What is the cause of the mouth filling up with saliva for hours on end? Like an overproduction of saliva? No vomiting/nausea/acid reflux

Saliva: Overproduction of saliva can be due to many issue: sensory stimulation of food, reflex salivation from a nerve issue/tumor/inflammatory condition, diet related issues. How much do you weigh & do you also have sweaty palms/soles? Consult with us to help you. ...Read more

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Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!

Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!

Reflux: The main question I think is if reflux is causing you the symptoms. For that reason a trial of OTC Omeprazole or lansoprazole along with lifestyle changes should help us understand if that is all that' s needed. If that is not the case will know that we have to look for a different cause. Keeping a log of your symptoms would help in this case. ...Read more

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Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?

Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?

YES...: But so can other factors. All these symptoms sound very bothersome and I believe quite treatable. Please feel free to schedule an appointment for a more in depth assessment and adequate therapy. Take care! ...Read more

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Constant acid reflux and nausea, what is this? What can I do?

GERD: It is likely to be acid reflux just as you stated. However tetracycline may cause similar symptoms. If you are still taking tetracycline stop it and see if the symptoms clear. If they persist, try Prilosec otc. You may also want to speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. L. Collins
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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 = abdominal upset ...Read more