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I have silent reflux and have to take meds and i watch what i eat but, i don't want to just manage it. What are my options for a cure w/o meds?

I have silent reflux and have to take meds and i watch what i eat but, i don't want to just manage it.  What are my options for a cure w/o meds?

Nissen.: Reflux is usually due to a structural anomaly where the esophagus meets the stomach. To "cure" it, a procedure called a Nissen fundoplication can be considered. It's not fool-proof, but it could help where medications and lifestyle measures don't. ...Read more

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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


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Is acid reflux/ silent acid reflux a disease? Or is it a condition? Can it be cured?

Is acid reflux/ silent acid reflux a disease? Or is it a condition? Can it be cured?

Acid reflux: Yes
Try over the counter omeprazole. Avoid citrus fruits, caffeine and smoking. Lose weight if you are overweight. Don't lie down immediately after eating ...Read more

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May i know possible causes and cure for globus pharengeous? Would ssri help , or could it be due silent reflux

May i know possible causes and cure for globus pharengeous?
Would ssri help , or could it be due silent reflux

Globus causes:: Reflux; esophageal motility disorders; infection /inflammation of pharynx; upper aerodigestive malignancy; thyroid diseases; enlarged base of tongue; rare pharyngo-laryngeal tumors; psychological factors & stress, et al. Treatment with high dose ppi for reflux may help; endoscopy & other tests may reveal cause; in absence of physical findings, ssri & counselling may benefit. ...Read more

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Can silent reflux cause a swollen red painful eye and if so what are the cures?

Can silent reflux cause a swollen red painful eye and if so what are the cures?

Just one eye?: Gerd can cause all manner of ent-related problems, but given the acute onset ; unilateral nature of your eye swelling/inflammation you should be evaluated (; treated) asap for probably another cause of your eye issue than silent reflux. ...Read more

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What are common signs of silent reflux?

What are common signs of silent reflux?

Cough.: Reflux that doesn't overtly cause heartburn could present as a chronic cough. This cough would not respond to usual cough suppressants or allergy medications. ...Read more

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How can silent reflux be dignosed in adults ? Which medical tests do I need pls?

How can  silent reflux  be dignosed in adults ? Which  medical tests do I need pls?

EGD: Your gold standard test in this regard would be the EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) in which a GI doctor puts a camera down your throat while you're under sedation and looks for things like hiatal hernia (causes reflux), ulcers, gastritis and duodenitis. Reflux (esophagitis) doesn't have to burn to cause damage to the esophagus. ...Read more

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How to cure acid reflux?

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?

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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How or what can cure acid reflux?

Various meds: Acid reflux can be managed using medications or lifestyle modifications. Lifestyle modifications include weight loss, small frequent meals, reducing fatty and spicy foods (triggers). Medications include proton pump inhibitors like prilose, Nexium (esomeprazole) or H2 blockers like zantac. Good health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure acid reflux?

Possible: Attempt to identify some foods that set off your reflux such as caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, sauce etc. If you can identify some triggers try to eliminate them from your diet. Weight loss and not going to sleep within 2 hours of a meal can help as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my acid reflux?

Can you tell me how to cure my acid reflux?

Get checked out!: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So 'acid reflux' could be illnesses of any of those organs. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr., & good luck! ...Read more

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Whats the best medication for infant silent reflux?

Whats the best medication for infant silent reflux?

Zantac (ranitidine) liquid helps: A baby with silent reflux does not have heartburn pain, nor the vomiting and spitting of reflux, but his stomach contents still comes up to the throat, sometimes causing acid irritation in the voice box or in the lungs. Diagnosis and ongoing follow-up is usually by pediatric gastroenterologists. Zantac (ranitidine) liquid oral medication is often used as a first choice, but other drugs are also available. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to naturally cure acid reflux?

Can there be any way to naturally cure acid reflux?

Life style modificat: Yes by life style modification it may help
change your eating habits
1 after eating wait 2t0 3 hours before going to bed or lying down
2 avoid mint, cocolate, alcohol, smoking and chewing tobaco, onions and caffeine
3 avoid spicy foods, tomatoes, oranges,
4 avoid large fatty meals and eat small frequent meals, dont over eat
5loose some weight if you are over weight and avoid wearing tight clothings. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of aspiration due to silent reflux?

What are symptoms of aspiration due to silent reflux?

Symptoms of silent: Reflux or laryngopharyngeal reflux usually are centered around the voice box area. Aspiration is not common but cost is. The vocal cords reflexively close when sensing foreign material going into the area. If it is severe you could develop vocal cord dysfunction. Patients commonly complain of sensing a lump in the throat, also known as globus. ...Read more

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What happens if silent reflux is not treated in a 1 year old?

What happens if silent reflux is not treated in a 1 year old?

Nothing specific: All babies/todlers/children have some reflux. You can't burp without it. If it caises no symptoms it remains silent. Heartburn in the absence of spitup is not silent reflux. Most kids go through childhood with there silent reflux and never have any issues later on. As older teens or adults, their diet and lifestyle choices help determine whether this issue returns and becomes symptomatic. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux. Can i cure this with natural ingredients?

I have acid reflux. Can i cure this with natural ingredients?

No: There is no "cure" for reflux. Symptoms can be controlled with medications. "natural" ingredients may work if they contain acid neutralizers. However if you are a chronic reflux sufferer then you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Swelling: LPR causes that "lump" sensation due to the swelling and inflammation in the back surface of the larynx which encroaches on the entrance to the upper esophagus for swallowing. You can take Prilosec as long as necessary under the guidance of your doctor. ...Read more

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Have silent reflux. By time noticed symptoms, things were bad. How to prevent such problems?

Diet and medications: Take Pantoprazole every morning on an empty stomach and wait 20 minutes before having a meal. You may need to take it twice a day if once a day is not enough.
Avoid certain meals that can cause reflux: citrics, chocolate, mints, alcohol, spices, caffeine.
Wait at least 3-4 hours before going to bed after dinner.
Losing weight also helps. ...Read more

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How long can I expect to live if I have Lpr silent reflux I'm 20 now, is it likely I will at least live to 60?

How long can I expect to live if I have Lpr silent reflux I'm 20 now, is it likely I will at least live to 60?

Not enough info...: ...To determine, but even with more data it remains that only one individual (g-d) knows for sure. LPR is however not of itself a fatal diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are most common symptoms of laryngoesophageal silent reflux ? And what are most accurate test to diagnose ?

What are most common symptoms of laryngoesophageal silent reflux ? And what are most accurate test to diagnose ?

Globus: Globus (lump sensation), throat clearing and hoarseness are classic symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Additionally, food sticking is frequent. An Otolaryngologist (ENT) uses a small flexible scope through the nose to visualize the pharynx (throat) and larynx (voice box) to assess findings consistent with LPR. Dietary modifications, weight loss and acid medications usually help. ...Read more

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How is bile reflux cured?

How is bile reflux cured?

Bile: Bile reflux results from bile in the second half of the stomach, duodenum, refluxing back through the pyloric valve into the stomac or esophagus. Thos can be from a mechanical process or you msy be having difficulty moving food through you gut. I recommend a visit with s GI specialist. ...Read more

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How do I cure laryngopharyngeal reflux?

How do I cure laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Control, no cure: First see an ENT and/or GI doc to present them your symptoms - and after this has been diagnosed and everything else has been ruled out - the GI doc will probably give you medications, diet advice and possilbe weight loss advice to control your reflux. ...Read more

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Can silent reflux cause chronic non-productive cough?

Yes...: Reflux can cause bronchospasm which, in turn, can cause coughing. The treatment entails treating the reflux aggressively as well as bronchodilators and steroid inhalers for the bronchospasm until the reflux is under good control. Your doctor can diagnose and treat this so see your doctor so therapy can be instituted asap. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of silent reflux in 4 month old baby?

What are the symptoms of silent reflux in 4 month old baby?

Numerous symptoms : Reflux in infants can present as cough, irritability, vomiting, or crying to name a few. Reflux is very common in babies. It's due to the muscle at the end of the esophagus that is weaker up until about 18 mos. An evaluation by the doctor can help determine if it's reflux. Helpful treatments include special formulas. Sometimes, a prescribed medicine is needed and provides much relief. ...Read more

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How long should I stay on pantoprazole 40. Mg to cure my acid reflux?

How long should I stay on pantoprazole 40. Mg to cure my acid reflux?

Not a cure: The medication just manages the problem and does not cure acid reflux life style changes (quit smoking, cut out alcohol and caffeine, do not overeat, do not lay down within 2 hours of laying down, loose weight .....) can decrease acid reflux. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between the trigminial nerve and silent reflux?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Is there a relationship between  the trigminial  nerve and silent reflux?

Silent reflux: The cause is malfunction of sphincter at either end of esophagus, causing stomach acid to come back up.
Trigeminal nerve is for sensation in face & motor functions such as chewing & biting. ...Read more

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Can bronchiectasis sometimes cause acid reflux or silent reflux in adults ? Thanks

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Can bronchiectasis sometimes cause acid reflux or silent reflux in adults ?
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No: Reflux is a gastric issue; bronchiectasis is a pulmonary issue. There is no reason why bronchiectasis would cause reflux, sorry. ...Read more

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Is there any independent assessment of aloecure. Aleocure claims to "cure" acid reflux.

Is there any independent assessment of aloecure. Aleocure claims to "cure" acid reflux.

In : In an attempt to answer your question, i tried to find studies regarding the efficacy of aloecure. The only study which i was able to find was one on the aloecure website which was reported to be a double blind study of 120 people with chronic superficial gastritis. The description of the study was quite brief and it was vague in terms of defining what a positive outcome was. I usually try to find studies that were not sponsored by the company that sells the product. I read a one - line reference to a randomized study in 2004 regarding the impact of aloe vera juice on ulcer pain. Aloecure is a dietary supplement so it has not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. It seems like an expensive way to buy what is essentially aloe vera juice with a few other additives. Before purchasing this type of product you should check any fine print regarding the return policy and check to see if trying the product risk free includes an automatic renewal clause. ...Read more