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Immediate Relief From Acid Reflux
I am taking 20 mg of omeprazole every morning and right now I am having acid reflux should I take a second omeprazole or what can t take for immediate relief?
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
How can I get immediate relief for an acid reflux attack? I have tried pepto bismal & Pepcid (famotidine) complete with no relief
Let me help you: Take antacids. In many cases, over-the-counter antacids offer instant relief from acid refluxmaylanta) use h2-blockers(prilosic and others...)relieve reflux symptoms within an hour. Sit up instead of lying down during an acid reflux attack. Avoid triggers (caffeine, alcoholic beverages and spicy foods). Good luck. ...Read more
Nope: Nothing is 100% in medicine. However, you can relieve your symptoms if taking the medicine properly. It's designed to be taken 30 min prior to the largest meal of the day. I usually tell my patients before the evening meal. Should be taken for only 3 months. If you still have problems after that time period, you may need a scope of your upper esophagus/stomach/duodenum. Aka egd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breathing trouble and a feeling of hunger!relief comes with eating.Any explanation?Acid reflux or something else?
Listen to your body: Hunger is due to fluctuating low blood sugar. Low blood sugar can cause many symptoms because it irritates the autonomic nervous system. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and junk food, eat 6 equal healthy meals with fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, high quality protein, beans and unprocessed grains to keep blood sugar balanced. Sleep 7-8 hours, exercise through the day, and manage stress skillfully. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My hida scan done came back functioning at 22%. I am miserable with acid reflux. I am taking Zantac (ranitidine) with no relief. What can I eat or drink to help?
Chances of H Pylori in 28yr white/F from America, works in healthcare, has acid reflux past 2.5 weeks with no relief from PPI that I chronically take?
I have serious acid reflux. I have tried every ppi and over-the-counter med. I am on Carafate (sucralfate) currently. I avoid all the bad acidic foods. No relief?
Apple cider vinegar: Try some apple cider vinegar. Its anecdotal but I have seen it on curecrowd.Com and had patient's tell me it works. *. ...Read more
Suffering from acid reflux for 1 wk. was put on protonix (pantoprazole) 4 days ago but havnt felt relief from chest pain/burning. When will the medicine take affect?
Give time to heal.: Protonix (pantoprazole) is a very effective drug and works from the very first day in blocking the acid production, The burning is usually from the damage to the lining of the esophagus (The food pipe). This damage takes about a week or little longer to heal. Please continue taking Protonix (pantoprazole) and give some time. ...Read more
I've had hiccups since nov. Had a ugi and I have acid reflux I've been taking tecta for 2 weeks and no relief, could something be wrong with my diaphragm?
See below: Hiccups are not uncommon and do not always imply anything serious going on. I would advise tyou to find a better medicine(a good antacid) to control your acid reflux. There are many over the counter medicines of varying potenncies. Zantac (ranitidine) is cheaper; Prilosec is a bit more effective but also costs more. I think both are available without prescrition. ...Read more
Best relief for acid reflux (in lower neck)? Usually 20mg of Pepcid (famotidine) AC works, but once in a while it's ineffective. Pepto? Prilosec? Mg pills?
Hi I took Zantac and gas-x together today for acid reflux and nexium (esomeprazole) about 2 hours later because I had no relief. Is that safe?
Yes, but, if you: need to take this many medications to get relief, you should see a doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Acid reflux for months no relief. Barruim swallow, endoscopy, byopsy and MRI all normal taking pantoprazole and amtriptyline little change what's next?
I suffer from bile gastritis. And monthly suffer from attacks. Last night i had severe acid reflux, now my throat is raw, how can I get relief?
I have a acid reflux. Jus like food is stuck in throat. I've taken rantac and lansoprazole. No relief yet. Why do I get this often. Do i need tests?
Can muscular neck issues cause pain in the throat? What type of relief is there? Tried pt, neck injections, acid reflux med, pain med. Pain all around
All day acid reflux, then stomach pains, then bloating, now puking really thick vomit. Acid reflux abnormal, slight relief after puking. ?
I have difficulty taking a satisfying breath in. I have tried nasal steroid, myofacial release work, diaphragm release, acid reflux, stress relief.?
Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!
Reflux: The main question I think is if reflux is causing you the symptoms. For that reason a trial of OTC Omeprazole or lansoprazole along with lifestyle changes should help us understand if that is all that' s needed. If that is not the case will know that we have to look for a different cause. Keeping a log of your symptoms would help in this case. ...Read more
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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