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Non Acid Reflux
Is focal intestinal metaplasia reversible. I am negative for hpylori. What effect can uncontrolled weakly and non acid reflux have on the f.I.M.?
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
No gall bladder. Would taking " bile acids factors" by jarrow hurt if possibly have non-acid reflux? Aka bile reflux?
Wouldn't help: Bile reflux gastritis is caused by inflammation of stomach lining by alkaline bile (a digestive detergent). Antacid meds and acid reducers like Prilosec don't help this, because acid is not the issue. Other meds that coat the stomach and/or prevent back flow from small bowel into the stomach help. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Is glycopyrrolate likely to work better than domperidone for non-acid reflux (lpr) as glycopyrrolate reduces saliva ? Or can you take them together ?
Different: Both medicined are used for different reasons. Glycopyrrolate is used to dry out excessive secretion from lung and saliva. It has many side effects and therefore, should be used with caution. Domperidone is a "prokinetic" drug used to treat gerd or gastroparesis. Hope it answer your question. ...Read more
36 M with clean echo stress in Jan and normal lipids. No fam his & non smoke. Acid reflux. Chest feels full after eating Epigas tight Cardiac? Worried
Got checked with GI. told me have dypepsia with fatty liver (as shown in songraphy test). I am non-smoker and non-drinker. Have acid reflux. Pl. help.
Fatty liver: Non alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD - pathologically known as non alcoholic steatohepatitis - NASH) is common and varies rather dramatically in presentation and progression. Not sure what you might need help with. Should discuss your particular case with GI as to specific recommendations - such as lower fat diet, taking meds, etc. ...Read more
34 M with cardiac cleared based on echo stress and lipids, no fam his & non smoker. Mild acid reflux. Epigrams trick discomfort and bloating. Serious?
15 yo son has had a subtle tingling in his tongue for the last 2 days non stop. Nerves, acid reflux, b12 def? Go to ER or see doctor?
34 M EKG echo stress fine no fam hist non smoker mild acid reflux. Can't convince myself heartburn not heart attack. Help. Taken over my life.
Symptoms: What information you provide suggests very low probability of your symptom being heart related. You should be taking treatment for esophageal reflux and if your symptoms resolve, you should work on your head to let go of the cardiac fixation. Discuss this problem with your doctor and work with the doc on it. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 dont work, the next trip is to a doctor. Also, any weight loss or trouble swallowing you must talk with an md! ...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