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How can I stop regurgitating my food?

How can I stop regurgitating my food?

Regurgitate?: Is it that your food comes up and you vomit or it just comes into your throat and you have acid taste? You may have reflux or a hiatal hernia causing these symptoms. See your md for help with this and possible exam with endoscopy and medication. ...Read more

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What can cause a feeling of food regurgitation during sleep?

What can cause a feeling of food regurgitation during sleep?

GERD: It may by gerd (gastroesophagel reflux disease). This could cause damage to the esophagus. You should by evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Prevacid (lansoprazole) to fully kick in and stop food regurgitation ?

How long does it take for Prevacid (lansoprazole) to fully kick in and stop food regurgitation ?

Depends...: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Certainly if no response within 4-5 days (depending on dose & diet/behavioral factors above) best see GI doctor if persistent/worse. ...Read more

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My dysphagia comes and goes. I worry about doing the barium test in a good day. Would it show a result if I don't choke or regurgitate food there?

My dysphagia comes and goes. I worry about doing the barium test in a good day. Would it show a result if I don't choke or regurgitate food there?

Dysphagia: Your barium swallow (aka esophagram) should unmask any esophageal motility problems, regardless of wether or not you have any symptoms during the procedure. You should report any symptoms during the test to the radiology tech so they can be documented and timed. ...Read more

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Since childhood, i regurgitate almost every food i eat. Sometimes, i hv to re - eat the food about 3x b4 it doesn't come back. Should i be concerned?

Since childhood, i regurgitate almost every food i eat. Sometimes, i hv to re - eat the food about 3x b4 it doesn't come back. Should i be concerned?

Habits: This is a habit for you, and probably not a medical condition. A good behavioral mental health expert may be needed to help you and your body to overcome this habit. ...Read more

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For about 2 yrs, certain foods feel like they get stuck in my chest causing major discomfort and regurgitation. What are some symptoms of aspiration?

For about 2 yrs, certain foods feel like they get stuck in my chest causing major discomfort and regurgitation. What are some symptoms of aspiration?

Wheezing: Aspiration occurs when you inhale food or water which causes choking, wheezing and infection of the lungs. Your symptoms sound more consistent with an esophagus problem. You can have narrowing of the esophagus or spasms in the esophagus that cause food to get stuck. Acid reflux can cause this as well. ...Read more

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I regurgitate food. When it comes up into my mouth, I re chew it. The food still tastes like I ate it originally. What could this be?

I regurgitate food. When it comes up into my mouth, I re chew it. The food still tastes like I ate it originally. What could this be?

Get checked!: This is certainly not normal, Sometimes there is a pouch like growth attached to your esophagus that can hold food and then it is regurgitated. Zenker's diverticulum is one type. There are other causes, as well, Get seen and examined and have any necessary tests done to sort this out. See http://www.uwmedicine.org/health-library/Pages/esophageal-diverticula.aspx ...Read more

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If stressed eating meal I get food blockage. After relax & regurgitate food I can finish meal. Is this spasm of skiatski ring Or barrats asophogus ?

If stressed eating meal I get food blockage. After relax & regurgitate food I can finish meal. Is this spasm of skiatski ring Or barrats asophogus ?

Stricture or hernia: Something is holding up your food. It may be a stricture related to previous inflammation or a hernia. It sounds like you need a scope to make a diagnosis and your eating more comfortable. All the best. ...Read more

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Certain foods-never liquids-feel like they get stuck in my sternum causing pain and often regurgitation-if I aspirate what would the symptoms be?

Certain foods-never liquids-feel like they get stuck in my sternum causing pain and often regurgitation-if I aspirate what would the symptoms be?

Aspiration: You will have a hard time breathing. Aspiration means that fluid goes into your lungs and not into your stomach. If the swallowing is a constant problem, see your doctor, you may need and EGD. ...Read more