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Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or lpr, is typically treated with proton pump inhibitors to reduce the acid in your stomach. I have people raise the head of your bed about 4-5 inches to get your throat above your stomach while you sleep. Feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Are there home remedies for acid reflux?

Are there home remedies for acid reflux?

Yes: Avoid caffeine, nicotine, peppermint, chocolate, alcohol, tomatoes/tomato sauce, spicy foods, large meals, fatty meals, and salads. taking 1-2 tbsp of baking soda in water helps with acute symptoms but over time has a lot of sodium. There are many otc meds available too. ...Read more

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Home remedies for gastroesophageal reflux like bicarb?

Home remedies for gastroesophageal reflux like bicarb?

Spasm: The esophagus is very muscular to move food from your mouth o your stomach . Sometimes these muscles cramp up into a spasm , which causes a severe pain . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon . Avoid eating within 4 hours of bed . Elevate the head of the bed . Take antacids or Prilosec before bed ...Read more

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Which home remedies are considered the best for acid reflux/gerd?

Which home remedies are considered the best for acid reflux/gerd?

Small meals, low fat: Small meals that are low in fat are a good starting point to decrease reflux. Large meals high in fat increase acid production and can worsen reflux and its symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for acid reflux disease?

What are some good home remedies for acid reflux disease?

Reflux: Reflux of stomach contents (acid) is usually due to incompetent valve or hiatal hernia. It is aggravated by position (lying down), spicy foods and obesity. Treatment includes mediating above factors. Ginger and antacids can help. Then is meds like ppi which shut off acid. If meds fail, then surgery including fundoplication can help - usually has very good outcomes. Speak to your physician. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment options for acid reflux.

What are the best treatment options for acid reflux.

Acid reflux: Lose weight if you are overweight, avoid night snacks or late meals, eat frequent small meals don't get hungry between meals, avoid all fatty and fried food. Eat always baked and grilled food. Avoid alcohol and smoking, nsaids, Aspirin and other medications that can worsen it. ...Read more

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Which is the quickest home remedy for acid reflux?

Which is the quickest home remedy for acid reflux?

Avoid food triggers: Following home remedies have been re commended 1organic baking soda 2raw apple cider vinegar 3 organic aloe vera juice 4malox or myelenta if available but best is to avoid tha food triggers like chacolate, mint, tomatoes, oranges, caffeine, smoking and chewing tobaco, alcohol, large fatty meals.Fried foods, carbonated drinks, hot and spicy food and dairy like milk. ...Read more

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Whats the best remedy for chronic acid reflux?

Reflux: Chronic acid reflux is best helped by keeping track of any foods that exacerbate the reflux and avoid them. Alcohol, chocolate and a variety of foods we take for granted that make reflux worse. Otc tagamet, Zantac (ranitidine) can help with symptoms. Evaluation by a gastroenterologist is helpful to rule out conditions such as barrett's esophagitis which need to be treated more agressively. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment options for silent reflux (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux) other than acid reducing drugs or surgery?

What are the best treatment options for silent reflux (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux) other than acid reducing drugs or surgery?

Depends: depends on the cause, for example, weight loss might help if one is more than 20% over their ideal body weight. Try to find the cause and you will have an idea for the best treatment. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Acid reflux?

What are the treatments for Acid reflux?

GERD Treatment: There are 3 classes of medications as well as surgery. Class 1) Antacids-Maalox, mylanta tums class 2) Histamine blockers-tagamet, pepcid, zantac class 3) Proton Pump Inhibitors-prilosec,, prevacid, aciphex, protonix, nexium and dexilant (dexlansoprazole). The surgery most often performed is laporoscopic fundiplication ...Read more

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What alternative to lanzoprasol for acid reflux?

GERD: There are 2 main classes of medication: 1- PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitors) which Lansoprazole (prevacid) is within this class, other medications in this class are Omeprazole, Esmoprazole, Pantoprazole, etc 2- H2 blockers (Antihistamin class) includes Pepcid, Zantac, (ranitidine) tagamet and Axid. PPI is superior to H2 blockers to reduce acid. ...Read more

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Which home remedies are considered the best for gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Which home remedies are considered the best for gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Small meals: Small meals - almost like grazing low in fat no fried foods dont eat with in 3 hours of bedtime. ...Read more

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Best herb for acid reflux?

Best herb for acid reflux?

Aloe vera: Many patients of mine have reported that aloe helps them with their reflux - but remember, reflux and natural treatments have been around for thousands of years yet only with the advent of modern medication do we get truly 24 hour relief, so if the herbal remedies dont work, the next trip is to a doctor. Also, any weight loss or trouble swallowing you must talk with an md! ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for acid reflux?

Minimize acid: Proton pump inhibitors on a daily basis are effective in reducing acid production. Also, take an antacid (tums, or other) with a glass of water before retiring to neutralize some of the acid in the stomach. Use pillows to elevate the head. Stomach reflux will probably happen, but the effects can be reduced. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for acid reflux?

What are the best remedies for acid reflux?

Gastroenterologist: See a gastroenterologist for an evaluation and treatment. Get the right answers to your question. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for acid reflux?

What's the best medication for acid reflux?

Depends: If its not severe and doesnt occur daily then over the counter meds like zantac may be fine . If its more often a med like Nexium (esomeprazole) otc . If daily and severe persiption med like dexilent will help. ...Read more

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I need to know what's an effective home remedy for acid reflux?

Antacids: Antacids counter the burning acid from an overproduction by the stomach to deal with a fatty or heavy meal, alcohol, or medications. Chewable antacids are quick, but may need to be taken repeatedly until symptoms abate. Combinations with gaviscon protect the stomach by coating the surface, and can be taken in anticipation of problems from a notorious "trigger" meal or holiday tradition. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more