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How Long Does Heartburn Associated With Gastroenteritis Last
Can gastroenteritis lead to Gerd ?I had gastroenteritis which was recurrent and then when after full check up was diagnosed with GERD&IBS.
Gerd: Gastroenteritis can be followed by irritable bowel syndrome which may or may not eventually resolve. It shouldn't cause new onset of chronic gerd as the latter is due to structural or functional abnormality of the valve between the esophagus and stomach. You may have some temporary reflux during the acute phase of gastritis however. ...Read more
My GERD was under control with Prilosec. Three days after the stomach flu hit it's awful again. Is there a connection?
Give it some time.: A "stomach flu" can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and "heartburn" that can mimic your usual GERD, and it can be so relentless that your Prilosec is simply not helping right now. It's doubtful that this stomach flu in the short term would have worsened your GERD for the long term. Give it a few more days and hopefully you'll start feeling better in this regard. ...Read more
Is yogurt a decent source of probiotics while recovering from gastroenteritis (once you have started back with chicken broth and crackers at least and are 48 hrs passed the last diarrahea episode )? And can i take tums (calcium carbonate) for heartburn?
When my blood sugar gets high I get terrible indigeston and heartburn. I've heard this might be gastroenteritis. What are your thoughts?
Gastroperesis: It is a condition that develops in diabetics after 5 to 10 yrs of poorly controled diabetes. The nerves that control your stomach emptying and intestinal transit get affected. Gastroeneritis is an acute inflamation of your upper digestive system usually cause by a virus or bacteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more