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Esophogial Problems With Synthroid
Is it possible to have hyper thyroid symptoms with "normal" test results? On Synthroid (thyroxine) for years. Sleep problems, anxiety, tachycardia, stomach issues
Yes: Get re tested soon by endocrinologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you have both underlying adrenal insufficiency and thyroid disease, while treated with levoxyl (thyroxine)?
Scoped in July 2015 Diagnosed with inlet patch of upper 1/3 and l.a. Grade a esophagitis. Have bile reflux and reflux all day. I have long term cancer concerns. Take aciphex (rabeprazole) twice daily. Any other treatments or protective measures?
Had dysphagia & 2 endoscopes showed normal.No heartburn or any reflux issues. Nexium (esomeprazole) fixed me! How did I have dysphagia &no hrtburn/esophagus damage?
No: Hi. Nope, simple as that.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can Plavix cause persistent heartburn in a person with stroke, heart atrack and GERD treated with Protonix (pantoprazole)?
Can you have allergies and Gerd , silent reflux combined to cause slight raspynss even with medication regiment? Endoscopy &Larynsvopy ok.
Maybe: Problems with voice can be temporary with such conditions or may be you need more control, please check again with ENT, goodluck ...Read more
What can cause depression, anxiety, weight gain, heart palps, fatigue, night sweats? Have goiter/swollen thyroid. Doc says thyroid is functioning ok?
Can my babys reflux problems ect be associated with polyhydromis in pregnancy the consultant said baby could have problems with swallowing throat ect?
Hard to say: The frequency of reflux activity in newborns approaches 100%, most of which never had polyhydramnios. Babies can't burp without refluxing air, and the wet stuff is just an additive.If the kid is feeding normally and growing at a normal rate, i would not worry much about the swallowing issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does acid reflux cause dysphagia if my GI did a endoscopy 2X which shows my esophagus as normal.I have no acid reflux symptoms?Nexium (esomeprazole) fixed this.
EGD can be normal: I think you already asked this question. EGD can be normal even if there is reflux. The precise mechanism probably doesn't matter. If no serious disease was found, and you feel better with Nexium, (esomeprazole) smile and enjoy being symptom-free. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why does someone with a dysfunctional gallbladder have acid reflux problems? Should they take omeprazole?
Not the case: Dysfunctional or sick gallbladder is not related to acid reflux, they are two different situations which may co exist. Gall bladder is related to bile delivery to stomach which helps digestion, that's why in some people Omeprazole helps, but they are different. If you do not have reflux disease and you take your gallbladder out , you may not need omeprazole. ...Read more
I'm on metoprolol, benicar, omeorazole, allegra, synthroid, (thyroxine) and ativan. Will any of these cause liver kidney or electrolyte issues? Or cardiac issues?
Unlikely: I guess the answer depends on whether you are a glass half empty or a glass half full person. You are not likely to have any of those adverse effects from the medications you listed, however there is no medication that is not associated with rare liver toxicity, and several of the medications on the list might have some of the other side effects you listed. Rarely. ...Read more
Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "DA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more
If extensive GI workup showed no structual problems or ca of esophagus (only esophageal dysmotility) is chonic sore throat & chest 2 yrs later gi?
Maybe: Your sore throat could certainly be a GI cause. I would recommend that you undergo evaluation for acid reflux to see if that is a cause for your sore throat. Esophageal dysmotility could contribute as well, although it depends on what kind of dysmotility you have (there are many). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have GERD more than 12 years and managing with Nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg 1bd with domperidon and clonazepam 0.5mg in night. Can't live without them. Suggestions?
Reflux: Consider diet change, avoid soda drinks, caffeine, tea, chocolate, spicy food, tomatoes, citric drinks, or alcohol. Check with your physician to see if using h-2 blockers is an alternative damp tidings or ranitidine). Long term use of medium lowers magnesium and increases risk of osteoporosis. Ask your doctors if you had a biopsy for helicobacter pylori, if positive will need dual antibiotic tx. ...Read more