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Doctor insights on: Foods That Irritate Acid Reflux

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Could acid reflux be misdiagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome?

Could acid reflux be misdiagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome?

Anything can be: Misdiagnosed. Acid reflux is easy to confirm with a barium swallow/upper GI xray. Irritable bowel should be a diagnosis of exclusion, that is all other causes of your symptoms need to be ruled out by proper diagnostic testing. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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 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

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Is it safe to take IBgard (over the counter) long term for irritable bowel? Each capsule contains 90 mg. ultra purified peppermint oil. Acid reflux?

Is it safe to take IBgard (over the counter)  long term for irritable bowel? Each capsule contains 90 mg. ultra purified peppermint oil. Acid reflux?

Irritable Bowel: I understand your distress of Irritable Bowel and desire for Relief Its side effects can be heartburn which is a symptom of Acid reflux. Stress can cause or increase Acid reflux or Irritable Bowel. Let the Wise Woman within you Reflect: •Stresses of relationships, separation, divorce, , finances •Severity of symptoms •Seeing Gastroenterologist •Anxiety •Therapy, , Medication by Psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Dry mouth, bloating, anxiety worse, acid reflux, and irritable. Can these be caused by pms?

Dry mouth, bloating, anxiety worse, acid reflux, and irritable. Can these be caused by pms?

PMS: I understand your concern. PMS can cause anxiety, irritability and bloating. Anxiety can cause acid reflux. The symptoms usually go away after you start menstruation At age 24, stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, work and finances can cause irritability, anxiety and acid reflux See Gynecologist for diagnosis Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation ...Read more

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My son is only ten weeks old. Irritable, blister on foot, acid reflux rash on face, twitching, hiccup sound, clear discharge from eyes. Raised rash on?

My son is only ten weeks old. Irritable, blister on foot, acid reflux rash on face, twitching, hiccup sound, clear discharge from eyes. Raised rash on?

Many things here: At 11 weeks old, your child has several issues going on. Best to see the Pediatrician and get a full exam and attention given to all the issues. ...Read more

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Which foods trigger acid reflux?

Which foods trigger acid reflux?

Lots: Fatty foods, spicy foods, tomatoes, caffeine, nicotine, chocolate, peppermint and late meals to name some if the most common. ...Read more

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What food to eat for acid reflux?

What food to eat for acid reflux?

Diet : If symptoms are related to gastroesophageal reflux then diet change, decreased total fat intake, avoid large meals, alcohol, acidy food, chocolate, etc. Sometimes dairy products such as yogurt and milk help; otc meds are available.Usual symptoms are chest pain and nausea. If symptoms become severe, see physician for exam and recommendations. ...Read more

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What are good foods for acid reflux?

What are good foods for acid reflux?

Avoid: caffeine, alcohol and cigarette smoking and any food that makes it worse, Avoid laying down within 2 hours of eating,do not overeat, There are no foods that help it. ...Read more

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Any specific food to avoid acid reflux?

Caffeine: Different foods create symptoms for different people. Some people it's spicy, my daughter it's garlic, etc. Caffeine containing foods ae very common culprits. Also, avoid over-eating. Try small, frequent meals instead of a big meal. Eat slowly, chew food well. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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