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Doctor insights on: How To Alleviate Acid Reflux

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What are things that relieve pain from acid reflux?

What are things that relieve pain from acid reflux?

Many Possibilities: If this is chronic and not a new problem may need to consider your diet such as things like coffee, smoking, spicy foods, and alcohol intake. Also there can be a chronic infection of the stomach that can cause this called h. Pylori which can be tested for by blood and stool tests. This is treatable with antibiotics. Also try otc meds like Zantac (ranitidine) and Prilosec with maalox. Try changing diet as well. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Can buttermilk help relieve acid reflux?

Have you tried using: Milk and milk products have a soothing effect and provide temporary relief from acid reflux. These are old fashioned recipes from the past when good antacid medicines were not available. Now that there are many good antacids that can stop acid production you can find much better relief with medicines like Zantac, (ranitidine) Pepcid and Omeprazole (Nexium). You should try one of these for 4 wks to see benefit ...Read more

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I am wondering what herbal ways to relieve acid reflux?

I am wondering what herbal ways to relieve acid reflux?

Make sure is Reflux!: Herbs? None. You assume you've reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in pain signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So 'acid reflux' could be illnesses of any of those. A good dr. Will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long lasts, associated problems. See dr. For proper diagnosis/ treatment! ...Read more

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I have mild acid reflux and have been unable to find relieve. Any ideas for over-the-counter meds to treat it?

I have mild acid reflux and have been unable to find relieve. Any ideas for over-the-counter meds to treat it?

Multiple: Lifestyle changes: avoid alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, and food items that may worsen symptoms (ie acidic foods, spicy foods, etc). Remain upraight for at least 1 hour after eating. Lose weight if obese.
Consider Tums (calcium carbonate) or other otc antacids.
Zantac (ranitidine) and Prilosec (omeprazole) are also available otc.
If you continue to have symptoms, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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I only get acid reflux the day after I vomit. What can I do to relieve the symptoms?

Family practice: You can take antacids or h2 blockers such as Protonix or nexium (esomeprazole). But the real question should be why do you vomit. If you are doing it frequently you need to be assessed to fin a cause. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

No Biggy: Why not just take care of the acid reflux? There are many medications for it, and dietary modification, even Tums. Yes, Zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) helps nausea but it will make you drowsy (maybe that's what you need?), and yes, you could take a Zofran (ondansetron) if the acid reflux makes you nauseated. No biggy. But it's always better to attack the cause-that will then take care of the symptoms. And if not you'll need to see your doc ...Read more

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Doc told me had mild hernia and acid reflux. Meds help but I still wakeuo crazy nasueas anythin I can do to help relieve it tried not eatin 3 h b4 bed?

Doc told me had mild hernia and acid reflux. Meds help but I still wakeuo crazy nasueas anythin I can do to help relieve it tried not eatin 3 h b4 bed?

Nausea: There is a homeopathic remedy that is called Nux Vomica. It can be purchased at a local health food store. You should ask for a 200c strength. Take one upon awakening and this should relieve the nausea. It will not interfere with any other medicines you are taking. Repeat in 20 minutes if you are still nauseous. ...Read more

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Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?

Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?

Maybe two things: Dust can cause chest tightness in someone with asthma. Cold can also trigger asthma. The sour taste may indicate reflux all the way to the mouth. Reflux also can cause chest pain or pain between the shoulder blades. Reflux can trigger asthma symptoms. First get help from a doc separating the issues. For reflux start an antacid and avoid heavy greasy food and late dinner. There are surgical options ...Read more

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I have acid reflux symptoms, burp a lot to relieve stomach pain, have an endoscopy scheduled next week. What sort of diagnosis should I expect?

I have acid reflux symptoms, burp a lot to relieve stomach pain, have an endoscopy scheduled next week. What sort of diagnosis should I expect?

Sounds like GERD: You should specifically inquire whether or not there is damage to your esophagus, and what the biopsy results showed if one was done. ...Read more

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What is acid reflux?

All you need to know: Acid reflux occurs when stomach contents moves backward into the esophagus.
Acid reflux usually causes a burning sensation in the chest. The sensation radiates up from the stomach to the mid-chest or throat. This is also known as heartburn.
http://www. Healthline. Com/health/gerd? ref=global ...Read more

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What is a acid reflux?

Wrong way: It is a condition by which acid an food particles creep up into your esophagus. The minuscule between your esophagus and stomach is not working properly. Several causes. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do I have acid reflux?

Stumped the doctor.: You really must give me more symptoms than that. ...Read more

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What helps acid reflux?

What helps acid reflux?

GERD: There are many non-medical measures you can take to help reflux, such as avoiding particular foods, avoiding caffeine and alcohol, tilting your bed, and avoiding over eating before bedtime, but many people require long-term medication in addition to those measures. If you're developing new reflux symptoms at age 50, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which stops acid reflux?

GERD: If you mean absolute stopping it, see your GI doctor about newer surgeries otherwise you may control it by diet and medication. ...Read more

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How to cure acid reflux?

Medications and diet: GERD or reflux is when the acid goes up in food pipe and burn the lining most of the time it is associated with hiatal hernia which is internal hernia not visible to outside most of the time medication diet by avoiding spicy and greasy food and stop smoking and losing weight you can control the symptoms for cure you need surgery to repair the hernia and wrap the stomach around food pipe ...Read more

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Can acid reflux be cured?

Medications are best: There is a surgery, but it is only for those who have failed medical therapy. Need to use mechanical and preventive precautions seriously. Then add h2 blockers or proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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Can you cure acid reflux?

Can you cure acid reflux?

No: You can control the sx of reflux with medication and avoidance fo certain spicy, citrus fruits, chocolate, and greasy foods but you can not cure acid reflux. ...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 don't work, the next trip is to a doctor. Also, any weight loss or trouble swallowing you must talk with an md! ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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