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I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) . The following also describes me: Burping. What should I do?
I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods, lying flat) . The following also describes me: Burping. What should I do?
Heartburn: Elevate the head of you bed 8 inches. You can get blocks at Bed Bath and Beyond. ...Read more
My Husband is experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) , diarrhea (quality: chronic (persistent, sustained)) and abdomin...
Gastroenterologist: He may be dealing with an irritable bowel syndrome as well as gerd. Have him consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment including dietary advice as well as avoiding alcohol, caffeine,nicotine and harsh roughage. In the meantime start him on prilosec or zantac daily until he is examined. ...Read more
I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, eating certain foods, lying flat) . Constipated. Burping. Feeling weak?
GERD.: The symptoms you have described could be consistent with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given your age, it would be fine to trial a one month course of an over-the-counter medication like Protonix or Prevacid. Should this medication not work, or should your symptoms worsen during the month trial, then an evaluation with a gastroenterologist would be wise. ...Read more
I am experiencing heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) . The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized) and Stomach ups?
Change diet: Try avoiding foods associated with bloating and gas such as cabbage and dairy. You may also benefit from avoiding spicy and heavy foods. If it does not resolve you should see your doctor for further work up. ...Read more
I am experiencing side pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea (severity: mild) , bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating...
I am experiencing vomiting and heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) . The following also describe me: Upper abdominal pain, Stomach u?
Depends on severity: Normal, healthy, young people can get the stomach flu or food poisoning symptoms from time to time. A patient will usually vomit until her stomach is all empty, which is why it is important to NOT eat or drink anything for a few hours afterwards. After that, a common treatment is small amounts of Pedialyte or broth, maybe 1 ounce every half hour while awake. A primary doctor can evaluate and help. ...Read more
I'm passing gas (a little), heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods)&bloating (only at night. relatively flat stomach in the morning/afternoon).Im on 40mg pantoprazole and domperione for a week. no more burning but still bloated. ?
Bloated: Try some probiotics for one week and then as needed ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: both) , chest wall pain and heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bendin...
I've had chest X-ray, a whole heart work, heart doc says heart is ok. Why does my back hurt so bad?
You would: probably benefit from a neurological or orthopedic evaluation. Ask your primary health care provider for a referral. ...Read more
My Father is experiencing diarrhea (quality: bloody, chronic, persistent) , painful bowel movements, passing gas, stomach upset and heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating certain foods) . The following also describe him: Abdominal pain (generalized) and S
Bloody Diarrhea: can be very serious. Your father needs prompt medical attention. Take care. ...Read more
I am experiencing passing gas, nausea (severity: mild) , heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat) , abdom...It's hard to eat and sleep.
Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. Appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. Possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance as well as a hiatus hernia with reflux.In the meantime keep note of what foods trigger symptoms, don't go to bed with food in your stomach, sleep with your chest elevated higher than your abdomen, take prilosec,mylanta ...Read more
I am experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress, after exercise) , heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: bending forward, eating certain foods.)?
Maybe just heartburn: ...But 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 please ...Read more
I am experiencing vomiting, nausea (severity: moderate) , excessive menstrual cramps, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: bending forward, eating certain foods) , breast pain (quality: tenderness) , fatigue, headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, napro
Dysmenorrhea: Question was cut off. Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During my upper GI endoscopy they tested for H. phloryi but it came back negative. could my PPI have given a false negative? GERD symptoms worsening
Endoscopy & Hpylori: An upper endoscopy essentially takes a few samples of tissue from the stomach and tests them for H. pylori. This test shouldn't be affected by a PPI as it examines for the bacterium under the microscope. It doesn't always detect H. pylori even if it is there because you are just spot-testing areas of the stomach, and without bleeding, is about 70% reliable. ...Read more
Had pre-ulcerous duoden., hiatal hern/Gerd. Given pantoprazole. pain rt. side, bile/food “stuck”, vomit. Worsening. GI says I’m perfect. What can do?
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Don't have bacteria but do have worsening gastritis. Don't drink. Don't use NSAIDs. GERD is under control. Could this be related to IPF & large heart?
It's all in the ches: All the conditions that you mention - idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, cardiomegaly (enlarged heart), and gastritis / acid reflux affect the chest. The simplest answer is usually correct. I suspect that IPF has caused pulmonary hypertension (high pressures in the lungs) which causes an enlarged heart. IPF is often treated wit steroids which increase acid production & weaken muscles leading to gastri ...Read more
Acid...: Stomach acid is neutralised by food...so feels better. ...Read more
"TryIt,You'llLikeIt": Well, why don't you try it and see if it works for you.It's very acidic (I burned my tongue eating too much of it once) but it also contains bromelain, a complex protein digester ("proteolytic enzyme") but not in very great amounts(0.2 mg/mL, although more than most other fruits). Touted as a natural digestive aid,I haven't found it very useful. In fact I usually have to pop a Tums (calcium carbonate) after eating it ...Read more
Mechanical: Gerd is a mechanical defect in the valve and sphincter that act as a one way valve in te lower esophagus. Certain food can cause relaxation of the sphincter and aggravate th reflux. If you already have reflux irritation, nthe spicy food can aggravate it like salt water can make a wound burn. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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