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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Treating Heartburn (Checklist)

Use an over-the-counter medication like Zantac or Prilosec
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Avoid heavy meals
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Limit fatty or acidic foods
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Avoid alcohol
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What if the cause of frequent heartburn, even from after drinking water?

Hiatal hernia : If you have a large hiatal hernia, reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus easily occurs. Symptoms may persist even with antacids, at which time evaluation for nissen fundoplication should be considered. ...Read more

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I drink purified filter water so why is it giving me heartburn?

I drink purified filter  water so why is it giving me heartburn?

Reflux: Most heartburn is caused by the reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus. Antacids neutralize the acid or Pepcid like drugs decrease the amount of acid produced. Serious continuing heartburn needs to be evaluated by a GI doc. ...Read more

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I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water

Pregnant/ Headache: Heart rate can increase in second trimester due to increase in blood volume. Headache may be migraine ( more common first trimester) tension, stress,hormones.dehydration or foods keep a diary. Do you have ankle swelling?blurred vision? Since you are > 20 weeks check your blood pressure and urine for protein you may have pre-eclampsia. See your doctor/ ob over next 24 hours . ...Read more

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Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry.. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry.. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Only if: These would be a sign of pregnancy only if you have had unprotected sex around your time of ovulation and you have missed at least one period. Take a home pregnancy test to see. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get heartburn after eating pop tarts and drinking a glass of water at night?

Is it normal to get heartburn after eating pop tarts and drinking a glass of water at night?

Pop Tarts?: Normal no, common yes. You had gastroesophogeal reflux, a very common condition. Tonight, take tums or some other antacid. Consider medical visit if it continues or recurs. ...Read more

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I am35 weeks pregnant and drinking baking soda with water for bad heartburn, is it safe?

I am35 weeks pregnant and drinking baking soda with water for bad heartburn, is it safe?

No: That doesn't sound very appetizing. Consider tums or rolaids which are antacids, which are also likely easier on the stomach. Also Pepcid or zantac which are h2 blockers and safe in pregnancy. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is also known as Heartburn. Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


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