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Does omeprazole cure acid reflux or does it just mask its symptoms?

Reflux : Is usually causes by a weak valve at the end of the esophagus as it enters the stomach so the stomach acid goes backwards up the esophagus and causes pain. The medicine reduces the acidity only but does not fix the valve ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


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How to cure bad breath from acidity ?Been prescribed rabeprazole 20mg, taking probiotic supplements, belching, nothing helps. Oral health is perfect

How to cure bad breath from acidity ?Been prescribed rabeprazole 20mg, taking probiotic supplements, belching, nothing helps. Oral health is perfect

Need eval: Need to see physician to evaluate tonsils, adenoids, gerd, sinuses. Need to see dentist to evaluate tongue, gums, teeth. Do you brush your tongue, floss, smoke? Please have dentist and physician consult with each other. ...Read more

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Does Prilosec actually cure ulcers?

Does Prilosec actually cure ulcers?

No: Prilosec and similar meds only decrease the amount of acidity created by the lining of the stomach during food processing. That can decrease the intensity of symptoms when reflux of gastric contents into the lower esophagus occurs. other medications can target the issues that lead to ulcers. ...Read more

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How does pancreatic cancer cause indigestion/ heartburn?

How does pancreatic cancer cause indigestion/ heartburn?

Not specific for can: Heart burn/indigestion is a common symptom. It can be due to acid reflux which affects 25% of the population or it can be due to any derangements in your digestive system affecting Stomach, Liver, or pancreas. If it is persistent, get a medical check up. ...Read more

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Does garlic cure hypothyroidism?

Does garlic cure hypothyroidism?

No.: No. Garlic has been touted as a cure/treatment for everything imaginable. ...Read more

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Does intestinal candida really exist?

Does intestinal candida really exist?

Yes: Intestinal candida does exist. It can be present in small or large quantity. It can be hard to diagnose. There are specialty labs such as Genova/Metametrix that can do a stool study that looks for candida and other problems. ...Read more

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Does garlic cure std?

Does garlic cure std?

No: Garlic is good for you, but it's not a cure for anything. It might prevent stds by driving potential sex partners away. ...Read more

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Does Zantac (ranitidine) worsen digestion? I have gallbladder disease causing my GERD. Is it safe for me to take?

Does Zantac (ranitidine) worsen digestion? I have gallbladder disease causing my GERD. Is it safe for me to take?

No and yes, but....: If gallbladder disease is causing bloating, it will make GERD worse. So, if diagnosis is confirmed I would recommend laparoscopic gallbladder removal. Would probably improve the GERD as well. But, the Zantac (ranitidine) is safe. Keep your weight down, don't lie down after eating,limit alcohol and tobacco. These moves will also help GERD. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long will it take to cure cure bacterial vaginosis with apple cider vineger ?

How long will it take to cure cure bacterial vaginosis with apple cider vineger ?

Forever: Apple cider vineger will not cure bacterial vaginosis which is usually treated with Metronidazole or flagyl. Probiotic treatment may help. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acid cider vinegar to help chronic acid reflux, if its gonna work ?

How long does it take for acid cider vinegar to help chronic acid reflux, if its gonna work ?

That's Apple Cider: Vinegar. It may take a few days. Get the ACV "with the mother" on the label. This means that the skins are part of the ACV and not strained out just to look clear and nice. Dilute w/water because it is strong tasting. Alternative is DGL, a licorice supplement w/an enzyme removed so it doesn't raise BP. Easier to use. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does 40mg vs 20mg omeprazole reduce more stomach acid or last longer? Does reducing too much stomach acid interfere with food digestion?

Does 40mg vs 20mg omeprazole reduce more stomach acid or last longer? Does reducing too much stomach acid interfere with food digestion?

ACID REFLUX: 40 mgs of Omeprazole will reduce acid production more efficiently than 20 mgs.Acid reduction does not usually interfere with digestion of food. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acid reflux to cause espphageal cancer?

How long does it take for acid reflux to cause espphageal cancer?

Varies: Chronic gerd can cause changes to the distal esophagus. These cellular changes are called barrett's esophagus. Once seen on biopsy, these changes must be followed by endoscopy to look for dysplasia, a premalignant cellular change. This usually takes years, so medical management is very important, and endoscopic survey may be necessary. Speak to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does eating before taking azitromycin effect it's ability to cure chlaymdia?

Does eating before taking azitromycin effect it's ability to cure chlaymdia?

Eating before: taking azithromycin should not interfere with your body's absorption and metabolism of the medicine. So you should not worry about that. ...Read more

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Does erythromycin cure chlamhydia in the mouth?

Does erythromycin cure chlamhydia in the mouth?

Not reliable: Chlamydia doesn't easily infect the oral cavity; it can happen but is uncommon. Erythromycin is a good drug for chlamydia but often fails anyway because it causes stomach upset and many people have trouble taking it for a week. The recommended drugs for chlamydia, anywhere in the body, are azithromycin (single dose) or doxycycline for a week. Check with your doctor, or the nearest NHS GUM clinic. ...Read more

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Does coleslaw cause flatulence?

Does coleslaw cause flatulence?

It can - because it: Contains cabbage. Cabbage can cause gas because of the fiber content ; because it contains raffinose (a complex sugar) which is broken down in the large intestine. This break down process leads to gas production. ...Read more

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How common does heart burn cause esophageal cancer? I'm worried about it cause I get acid reflux a lot. How often can I take Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg will it cure

How common does heart burn cause esophageal cancer? I'm worried about it cause I get acid reflux a lot. How often can I take Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg will it cure

Rare: The majority of esophageal Ca's are in the cardioesophageal junction where stomach meets esophagus. This tumor is induced by h. pylori. This organism induces ulcers in mucosa which is repaired by influx of bone marrow stem cells. The helicobacter toxin then converts the stem cells to the malignant form which grows as a cancer. ...Read more

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Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 mg for 8 weeks interfere with food digestion? Will it affect nutrients or electrolytes?

Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 mg for 8 weeks interfere with food digestion? Will it affect nutrients or electrolytes?

It can in some part: As it obviously effects the acid secretion of your stomach. Some nutrients like iron, magnesium and vitamin B12 can be affected by medication such as these. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Aluminum Hydroxide And Magnesium Hydroxide (Definition)

Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more


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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion = Difficulty ...Read more