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Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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
GERD: I assume you are talking about "GERD" or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Common symptoms of this include classic heartburn and an intermittent sour taste in the mouth. GERD may manifest atypically or "silently" as shortness of breath - especially at night, coughing, trouble swallowing or uncharacteristic chest pain. Sometimes, a trial of heartburn medicine may lead to diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Backward fluid flow.: Reflux generally means that a body fluid is flowing backward, usually in the wrong direction. One example is stomach acid in gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), where acid moves back up into the esophagus to cause heartburn instead of exiting to the intestine. In the bladder, vesicoureteral reflux (vur) occurs when urine moves back up toward the kidneys rather than remaining in the bladder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reflux: 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 through the vesicoureteral junction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fussiness, spitting: A baby with reflux may be irritable due to the effect of stomach acid eroding at the lining of the baby's esophagus. Adults with these symptoms typically have "heartburn", but most babies are just fussy. Many will spit up more than appears to be normal for a baby, in some milk may even come out of the nose. Back arching, poor feeding, poor weight gain may also be associated symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, you may..: If not eating properly the acid balance of your stomach might not be the best especially if the little you eat is irritant to it and cause acid reflux. Make sure you eat your three balanced meals and avoid fatty foods, fried foods, sauces, citric fruits and juices, caffeine, smoking, among others. If symptoms are persistent or severe make sure you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer with reflux acid syndrome and am wondering given I've been gasto resistant tablets for year is there any other way to possible curing it?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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