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Gerd And Bubbles
Constant burping, occasional regurgitation and hiccups, heartburn and coughing. Do I have acid reflux?
Sure sounds like it: We can't diagnose here, but you've certainly described many features associated with acid reflux (GERD). Usual first measures include dietary and lifestyle modifications and over the counter medication. Seek eval if no improvement to avoid worsening and long term risks. Gastroenterologists are specialists in this area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bubbly, gurgling sensation in stomach with belching and passing gas. Some tenderness in stomach. Zantac (ranitidine) and omeprazole calm it down. Thoughts?
Stomach issue: When does this occur, time of day? Also is it after a meal? Do you have change in bowel habits? What is diet like? How much alcohol do you drink and how soon before bed? Depending on patients body habitus, diet, alcohol consumption use of OTC NSAIDS or aspirin, and family history; this could be as simple as a gastritis . Or something that would be amenable to a change in diet. ...Read more
Can soda make acid reflux worse I have pressure in the chest. Liquid comes up. I hear nothing but gas noises in my stomach on prevacid (lansoprazole)
Avoid all soda: yes avoid all caffeinated drinks. Your symptoms sound different. Would see your MD. ...Read more
I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?
I get indigestion, heartburn and chest pains and now frequently burp acid into my mouth, what could this be?
Heartburn: Indigestion, heartburn, sensation of burping acid into mouth, and associated chest symptoms sound overall concerning for gastroesopheageal reflux disease. If this is new, may need to go in to the doctor to confirm and that this is nothing nefarious. If not, then there are various nonmedication and medication courses of action. ...Read more
Had endoscopy. Mild esophagus and stomach irritation from gerd. On omeprazole 40 MG and occasionally carafe. Still get lots of bloating and pain.help?
Several things: first, results from endo including H Pylori presence/absence would be helpful. Bloating below stomach isn't stomach. Then, omeprazole is weak in two regards 1) it is the weakest of the proton pump inhibitors and 2) proton pump inhibitors work for about 20 hrs not 24, taking a PPI twice a day increases its effectiveness on GERD but not bloating. ...Read more
Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?
Maybe: Gerd can cause many symptoms. Shortness of breath can occur if reflux enters the airway. This can be evaluated with a ph probe. Bloating symptoms may be related to diet, sodas, gastroparesis and other conditions. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help determine if you have laryngopharyngeal reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms are nausea, gas pains, acid reflux, burping, and chest pains. It started this morning. Everything but the gas & chest pains happen often.
Can I use calcium bicarbonate powder for my GERD, acid reflux, gas spasm/ bloating n full stomach feeling?
I have gastritis.I often experience stomach burning and heartburn. yesterday I feel something stuck in my throat and chest. can h.pylori cause GERD?
My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder
Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left sided colitis, ulcers under tongue and bad acid reflux/indigestion... What could be causing the ulcers and the indigestion/ acid reflux?
Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system attacks your digestive system, from mouth to anus. Here is a great reference for you: http://www.ccfa.org/what-are-crohns-and-colitis/what-is-ulcerative-colitis/ People with ulcerative colitis require close monitoring and treatment by a team of physicians. ...Read more
Having a boiling/bubbling feeling in my stomach. Diagnosed with intestinal metaplasia of the stomach. Stool feels acidic. Burping, and gas. Thoughts?
I have pains and cramps in my stomach and i'm always nauseated. Caused from anxiety and acid reflux?
See below: Please see your primary care provider for a complete work up. Good luck! ...Read more
Can the symptoms of gerd or acid reflux feel like burning sensation in the lungs? I have chest discomfort, hard to tell if acid reflux or asthma type
Check on chest pain: Pleuritic chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked. ...Read more
Have history of gastritis and been burping alot lately and tummy gurgly too but - GERD sx. Could my coffee intake be irritating it and causing the burping?
Reflux: Please describe the amount of coffee intake . How many cups of coffee , black or with dairy ? ...Read more