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What are signs of acid reflux ?

What are signs of acid reflux ?

Signs: Heatburn. Ssometimes food gets stuck in the lower esophagus, acid takting juice at times (waterbrash). ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

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


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Do i really need to take omeprazole & famotadine, my last upper GI showed no signs of acid reflux.

Depends: These medicines are for reflux and ulcers but they are mainly to decrease the acid production. Why both, would be a question your doctor should be the one to answer. ...Read more

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I started with a lump in throat sensation, then pain swallowing and now pressure in my chest intermittently. Are these classic signs of acid reflux?

I started with a lump in throat sensation, then pain swallowing and now pressure in my chest intermittently. Are these classic signs of acid reflux?

Not classic: This is not a bad story for acid reflux, but your symptoms could also suggest that other problems should be ruled out or at least considered. Recommend you see your doc soon and discuss the symptoms. The doc may recommend further testing, treatment, or expert referral. The sooner the better. ...Read more

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What are some signs and helpful remedies for acid reflux?

Acid reflux: Basic remedies include: avoid eating 2 hours prior to going to bed, raise head of bed if possible, some foods can cause increased symptoms these are: alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, mints, nuts, tomato based sauces and others. Keep a food diary and see which foods don't agree with you and avoid them. Talk to to your doctor about medications that may be helpful. Take care! ...Read more

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Can bronchiectasis sometimes cause acid reflux or silent reflux in adults ? Thanks

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Can bronchiectasis sometimes cause acid reflux or silent reflux in adults ?
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No: Reflux is a gastric issue; bronchiectasis is a pulmonary issue. There is no reason why bronchiectasis would cause reflux, sorry. ...Read more

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Is acid reflux a sign of gallstones?

Is acid reflux a sign of gallstones?

Acid reflux: Acid reflux is a sign of lower esophageal sphincter failure. There are many thoughts for the causes of les failure. Obesity, short esophagus, etc. Gall stones and acid reflux can be treated medically and surgically so don't suffer. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Help please! is burping up acid a sign of acid reflux?

Yes: Yes. Eat smaller meals before bed. Eat early. Do not have late meals just before bed. Have a medium sized apple for desert with your early dinner/supper. ...Read more

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Ever heard of acid reflux meds to help asthma in adults?

Yes: There are cases of acid reflux in children that trigger asthmatic symptoms. In these cases treating the reflux often improves the asthma. This may also be true in adults. Chack with your pcp. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux give you chest pain that also is in your back? No other signs of symptoms. It is accompanied by good coming back up.

Esophagus: GERD causes heartburn and sour eructations but spasm of the esophagus is what causes upper midback discomfort as well as pain in the front of the chest. Prilosec type medications relieve the acid reflux symptoms, but an esophageal spasm may be helped by drinking a glass of water. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to advise you about these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is acid reflux a sign of kidney stones?

No: Acid reflux is acid from stomach(the organ not the "tummy").Has nothing to do with kidney stones. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Reflux (Definition)

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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