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My 13 y o son complains his stomach and that chest hurts a lot. Clinic said it was heartburn meds not help. Blood pressure is 89/55 heart 111?
Chest & abdominal pa: Your son need to be reevaluated & have work up done, his B/P is low & pulse is elevated, most likey it is a gastrointestinal problem, possible dehydration propably not taking enough fluids, you can go to ER, he will also need a gastroentrologist consult, chest pain is most likey from the stomach but it also has to be addressed, I'm concerned obout possible blood loos from GI tract. Good l ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reoccurring pressure in chest. Sometime heavy sometimes light. Heartburn meds no help. No other symptoms. Sometimes slight pain left side of chest.
Doctor can evaluate: Chest pressure, discomfort, pain, or difficulty breathing, are signs that that one should talk with his doctor right away or go to the ER. Driving oneself may not be a good idea (consider using an ambulance if symptoms are currently happening). If it turns out not to be heart pain, an abnormal rhythm, myocarditis, an anxiety attack, collapsed lung, or pneumonia, the ER may still be able to help. ...Read more
My uncle is on cyclobenzaprine and heartburn meds. He has had a migraine for a week. Is it okay for him to take imitrex (sumatriptan)? He also has high bp.
Migraine for a week?: Generally, you want to take a triptan for migraines asap at onset of migraine. Having a migraine for a week is quite odd. I personally prefer newer triptans with longer 1/2 lives like frova, relpax, (eletriptan) or zomig....I also prefer treximet over just plain imitrix. If his blood pressure is controlled and does not have any present heart disease, okay to try. Expect warm pressure around head ; neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does aciphex (rabeprazole) heartburn meds (or a generic equivalent) cause coughing and tickling in the throat?
Diverticulitis, since 1/12/14 so hungry, i ate 2 boil eggs now a burning sensation from belly to mouth, can I take heartburn meds w/antibiotics?
I have pain in my chest for a couple weeks now. A little heartburn.Feels like something in ches. I was on the GERD meds for over 20 years. No insuranc?
I have had Acid Reflux with heartburn for two months. Treated for GERD with omeprazole, now have clicking sounds while swallowing. On homeopathy meds.
See GI doctor.: Your symptom suggests that there may be some degree of obstruction to the passage of food. A condition known as eosinophilic esophagitis may present with symptoms of GERD and in fact often responds to drugs like omeprazole. However in this condition, scarring may lead to narrowing or closure of the esophagus. Most sufferers have allergic asthma or hay fever. Check with GI doctor now. ...Read more
I do not get heartburn nor do I have GERD. I have had ulcers related to h pylori and need a Med to reduce the acid in my stool burning my rectum.
I have GERD how can I cure or control it without meds. I don't eat foods that aggravate it . I hate being on the meds for months at a time.
Tough: This is a very common problem without a great answer. Foods such as coffee, tea, peppermint, onions, garlic and carbonated beverages can worsen it. I would not eat anything 3 hours before you go to bed, keep the head of your bed up, and you may want to use sulcralfate, which is not absorbed and is totally safe. ...Read more
Calm your volcano: Time for change: *stop smoking. *avoid triggers: caffeine, chocolate [sorry!], alcohol, citrus, sour/acid foods, fatty/spicy foods, carbonated drinks, garlic, spearmint. *eat small meals. Sit down and eat slowly. *reduce stress. *after you eat, wait 2-3 hours before laying down. Get checked for h. Pylori germs, which can kick up the acid in your stomach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't taken the '-ozoles'@ years of gerd. Will sleeping elevated in my left side be enough or do I have to take the meds? Ali
The answer to your: Question requires the knowledge o how beat up your esophagus an stomach look. ...Read more
Can you please list the most common homeopathic or alternative meds for gerd/acid reflux that are safe?
Over 400 possible: There are more than 400 homeopathic remedies known to include heartburn in their provings -- any of which could be the one you need. But each has its own qualities, and acid reflux is a chronic condition requiring an experienced homeopath to take your whole case before prescribing. You can find such homeopathic physicians through american institute of homeopathy: http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org/. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with GERD. With meds it has just started helping. After 2 days I have horrible chest pain. Is it normal for it to go and come back?
3 weeks on rinitidine for gerd. Having pain around my liver area and diagnosed with fatty liver. Does rinitidine damage the liver? Better drug?
No...: Ranitidine is a common otc remedy for heartburn and indigestion. Like any drug it has side effects but fatty liver is not one of them. The RUQ pain you are having might be related to fatty liver if it is enlarged and swollen. Fatty liver is caused by a build-up of excess of fat in the normal liver cells and is most commonly caused by eating excess calories. ...Read more