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Gerd In Pediatrics
Several: For medication treatment of symptoms, primary care physicians and gastroenterologist provide the frontline in care. Generally, specialists for gerd include minimally invasive surgeons, minimally invasive thoracic surgeons, and gastroenterologists. The option/s for potential curative intervention requires surgical specialists to treat and/or cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Harvard medical school pamphlet lists hbp medication such as CCB as one of the causes for GERD and acid reflux. Any experience with your patients.?
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20y old. Nausea after drinking water. dysphagia, globus above sternum produces a stabbing pain. food regurgitation at times. acid in mouth. Gerd?
Digestive issue. 6 hours after eating lots acid reflux, coughing, gad, and mucus. For 33 year old nonverbal autistic adult female. Local physicians.
Acid reflux: Sounds like your stomach empties slowly. I would advise consulting with a GI specialist. Avoid caffeine, sodas, acidic foods and overeating. An acid blocker may be helpful like Zantac (ranitidine) or Prevacid . You probably need an upper GI study or endoscopy if your symptoms do not improve. Make sure you write or type your concerns prior to your visit. Best of luck ! ...Read more
What are safe & effective medicines for bile reflux found in stomach that might contribute to laryngopharyngeal reflux?
Is this esophageal cancer? 21 years old. Black tarry stools, bad acid reflux, discomfort in chest and throat area
Please see your: doctor as soon as possible. This is probably not esophageal cancer at your age, but black tarry stools can signify bleeding in the intestinal tract. With acid reflux symptoms and the stools, you need to rule out an ulcer that is bleeding. If you don't have your own doctor to see today, please go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Some slight indigestion, burning in throat. History of mucous buildup in throat, coughing, spitting. Asthma, panic disorder, had pneumonia 2x in 7 mo ?
18moBoy aspirated on all substances offered on swallow study today. Bronch/endo/pH probe in a.m. What causes dysphasia in toddlers?
Usually neurologic: The most common causes are neurologic problems, although there can be motor problems that cause the symptoms. Neurologic problems include anything from intrauterine strokes to cerebral palsy and many individual neurologic processes. Motor problems can include a variety of muscular dystrophies. Need to be working with a great pediatric neurologist and possibly a geneticist. Best of luck... ...Read more
Bad bloating in upper abdomen &chest, frequent bowel movements, reflux, belching, pain in center of chest, cleared by cardiology, thoughts?
Sounds like gastriti: see your regular doc. you may need to be checked for H pilori infection. You may need a UGI or gastroscope. You probably need meds to block the acid effects and possibly specific antibiotics. Watch for vomiting something that looks like coffee grounds or black stools. Get this checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both my children were born with gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly called gerd. Is this genetic?
Reflux is universal: For a baby to burp (like you want) it refluxes air from the stomach. A wet burp is the same event with a little added.All babies reflux to some degree & their flat position to rest aggravates the process.Some babies become agitated after a while from the stomach acids that accompany the reflux events & improve with treatment. We don't label reflux a disease unless the kid has life altering sx. ...Read more
Excessive hiccup/burps that regurgitate food/acid + acid reflux for several weeks. Scared it's stomach cancer. 21 year old male, not the best diet.
Pre nissen, bile reflux 20 mg aciphex 2 daily.
Post Nissen, gurgle and reduced reflux at night. Go back on non-responsive ppis, or is there an alternative?
Reflux post nissen: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804147_4 Post Nissen there are several causes . Gas venting , motility, recurrent reflux ( though many who feel like reflux do not have pH evidence of reflux) , would elevate head of bed at night( pillow under mattress) avoid smoking , alcohol, caffeine reflux triggers, eat small meals, check gastrin,gallbladder, consider reglan, ranitidine f/u /w /doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer