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What is the best treatment for acid reflux?

What is the best treatment for acid reflux?

PPI,foods avoidance: Medication in the ppi class such as prilosec. Along with avoidance of certain foods such as caffeine, citrus fruits, chocolate, fatty foods as as as spices...It is best for you to see doctor for evaluation and get proper treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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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Whats the best remedy for chronic acid reflux?

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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How can I get treatment for acid reflux?

How can I get treatment for acid reflux?

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. Then is meds like ppi which shut off acid. If meds fail, then surgery including fundoplication can help. ...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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What is the best treatment for acid reflux in children?

What is the best treatment for acid reflux in children?

Consider...: Diet changes and weight loss. Obviously depends on age of child, however increasing epidemic of childhood obesity is a major contributor. Consider ranitidine with your pcps input after lifestyle changes have failed to resolve. ...Read more

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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

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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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What is the best and fastest home remedy for acid reflux?

What is the best and fastest home remedy for acid reflux?

Eat well: Changing your diet to avoid trigger foods and sticking to a bland diet is a good start. Sometimes however meds may still be needed and getting checked out by a dr., good luck. ...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

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Is there a natural remedy I could get for acid reflux?

Is there a natural remedy I could get for acid reflux?

Diet diet diet: Follow a reflux diet stay away from caffeine and nicotine, don't eat 3 hrs before bed, place 2 brick under the head board of your bed to prevent nocturnal symptoms. ...Read more

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I want to know madicated treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

I want to know madicated treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

Reflux esophagitis: The treatment will differ depending upon the cause of the reflux. If a hiatal hernia is present, they may try treatment with medications that limit acid production. If you have helicobacter pylori infection antibiotics are indicated. See a GI doctor. Hope this gets better soon. ...Read more

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Acid reflux what r best diagnostic tests, treatment?

Acid reflux what r best diagnostic tests, treatment?

Fix for acid reflux: Short answer: avoid spicy & greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed. Long answer: distinguish acid versus non-acid causes of reflux & rule out motility problems of the esophagus & stomach. You may want 1st to try behavior & diet changes above, assess response to otc acid blockers (h2's are weaker than ppi's), & see GI doc if persistent. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat to help remedy and keep heartburn ( acid reflux ) at bay?

What are good foods to eat to help remedy and keep heartburn ( acid reflux ) at bay?

See a doctor...: Heartburn is very common. If symptoms are persistent for months at a time and/or cannot be relieved with dietary or lifestyle changes then it will be necessary to see a gastroenterologist and endoscopy may be needed to further evaluate. Common dietary recommendations include avoidance of citrus, chocolate, onions, mints, peppers, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Also, avoid overeating! ...Read more

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What are difference between acid reflux and GERD and what are the differences in treatment?

What are difference between acid reflux and GERD and what are the differences in treatment?

Multiple treat: Gastro esophageal reflux disease = gerd. This is generally synonymous with "acid reflux" or "heart burn". If you take "acid blockers", you decrease/eliminate stomach acid, however, that does not stop reflux into esophagus. It just decreases and/or eliminates the acidic content of material that refluxes into the esophagus. Hopefully, alleviating symptoms of reflux. ...Read more

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I recently developed acid reflux does anyone know a natural remedy at home or i can buy to help?

Bland diet & avoid: Acidic or acid causing foods. Don't smoke. Avoid caffeine, spicy foods & alcohol, fatty & fried foods. Small, frequent meals rather than gorging drink lots of water, dilutes acid. Try luke warm camomile or fennel tea. Aloe juice, not very pleasant, but natural & taken before meals. Teaspoon or 2 baking soda for rapid relief. Discuss with your dr, always worth considering meds. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would be a typical treatment plan for taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg for acid reflux? How many days ? After how many days does it do its effect?

What would be a typical treatment plan for taking Nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg for acid reflux? How many days ? After how many days does it do its effect?

You should get : A fairly fast response to discomfort but if changes have been seen by a doctor long term acid reduction will be necessary. An acid neutralizer like mylanta will work faster but not as long, take this too if u need faster relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy to stop a cough due to acid reflux?

Can there be a natural remedy to stop a cough due to acid reflux?

Non-medicinal....: Some patients with gerd are helped by placing bricks under the foot of the bed so that they are sleeping somewhat upright. This lessens the amount of reflux by using gravity to their advantage. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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