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Can you cure acid reflux?

Can you cure acid reflux?

No: You can control the sx of reflux with medication and avoidance fo certain spicy, citrus fruits , chocolate, and greasy foods but you can not cure acid reflux. ...Read more

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Acid reducers for stomach pain effectivness?

Acid reducers for stomach pain effectivness?

Sometimes.: Depends on problem. If acid, yes. It could also be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, gas, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem. Could be a gallbladder, liver, or pancreas problem as well. Best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Could cider vinegar really reduce acid reflux?

Could cider vinegar really reduce acid reflux?

Folk Medicine: Diluted Apple cider vinegar has been used as a folk remedy for indigestion. I do not know how effective it is. ...Read more

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How to cure acid reflux?

How to cure acid reflux?

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

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Does honey treat acid reflux?

Unknown: Some individuals will get symptomatic relief of their acid reflux with certain foods. However, this can be tricky as the information on this is suspect. I tell my patients if certain foods or food avoidances are helpful symptomatically, then i would listen to your body. Some people however need further evaluation as acid reflux can cause serious complications. ...Read more

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Why doesn't stomach acid kill helicobacter bacterium?

Why doesn't stomach acid kill helicobacter bacterium?

Stomach acid &Hpylor: Stomach acid is not capable of killing h pylori bacteria , it has leant to live with acid in the stomach very comfortably. ...Read more

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Gastroesophageal reflux? Is that acid stomach?

Stomach contents: Reflux refers to the acid, fluid and sometimes partially digested food in the stomach traveling back up the esophagus. This is irritating and can be treated with elevation of the upper body (not sleeping flat), not eating late in the day or too much at once, and medications like Omeprazole (which is otc) drinking alcohol, eating spicy or acid foods may bother you as well. ...Read more

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Can stomach acid cause diareha?

Can stomach acid cause diareha?

No: stomach acid is a normal secretion of the body, which aids in digesting food. It does not cause diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a stomach virus cause acid reflux?

Can a stomach virus cause acid reflux?

Possible: If you start with a viral illness, the bacterial flora of the gut (good bacteria normally there) can get thrown off balance. Also h.Pylori bacteria can cause reflux issues. Probiotics as well as otc medications for reflux can be helpful. If symptoms last more than 2 wks, see your family physician. ...Read more

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Been experiencing hiccups, burping and bad breath and acid reflux ? Solutions ? Prescribed proton pump inhibitors for acid reflux. Acid reflux is gone

Been experiencing hiccups, burping and bad breath and acid reflux ? Solutions ? Prescribed proton pump inhibitors for acid reflux. Acid reflux is gone

Careful on the long: Be careful with the a ppi as a 19 year old man. With prolonged use, they can cause rebounding (addiction) and seem to cause osteoporosis. Try using an h1 blocker like zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid. Give it a couple of weeks and see if it resolves. If it does not, follow up with your pcp. ...Read more

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Can eno Tums (calcium carbonate) cure stomach ulcer?

Can eno Tums (calcium carbonate) cure stomach ulcer?

No: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralizes excess stomach acid. ...Read more

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What helps acid reflux?

What helps acid reflux?

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

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Does hydrochloric acid cause reflux disease?

Does hydrochloric acid cause reflux disease?

Yes: Reflux is associated with hydrochloric acid leaking into the lower end of the esophagus. This can be for a number of reasons with a number of remedies. ...Read more

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Ppi's may reduce stomach acid, but does that prevent actual refux in gerd?

No: It reduces acid which causes the irritation going up the the esophagus in gerd. You still have to have the head of the bed up on sleeping and avoid laying down with full stomach. ...Read more

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Can hydrochloric acid supplements really work for low stomach acid?

Can hydrochloric acid supplements really work for low stomach acid?

Yes: Yes. Give them a try. But only take them after you have several bites of food eaten, else the hcl may release against your stomach and cause you discomfort. ...Read more

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Symptoms of acid reflux? What causes acid reflux?

Symptoms of acid reflux? What causes acid reflux?

Acid reflux: the lower part of the esophagus has a sphincter that prevent the content of the stomach to go back up to it; when this sphincter does not work properly acid reflux occur. Greasy food, coffee, tomatoes, soft drinks, spicy food may cause acid reflux, the symptoms may include burning chest pain, cough specially at night, regurgitation etc... ...Read more

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Can h. Pyloric bacteria increase acid in stomach?

Can h. Pyloric bacteria increase acid in stomach?

H. pylori: H. Pylori can more importantly cause ulcers and even cancer of the stomach. Once identified it needs to be treated. Possible role for upper endoscopy (egd). Advise to be seen by a gastroenterologist (gi). Feel free to visit www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of the stomach acid reflux to the larynx? And how can we cure them?

What are the consequences of the stomach acid reflux to the larynx? And how can we cure them?

See below.: Acid that refluxes to the larynx can cause voice changes, pain, dental erosions and raises your risk of developing cancerous changes in the esophagus. Gerd this severe should be assessed by your doc and controlled with medications such as Omeprazole in addition to the standard gerd precautions. ...Read more

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After i eat or drink anything my stomach acid comes up and i produce a lot of saliva. How do I cure this?

After i eat or drink anything my stomach acid comes up and i produce a lot of saliva. How do I cure this?

WATERBRASH: This could be a sign of gerd, reflux, acid peptic condition. Try otc Prilosec for a week.If still not better see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to cure the stomach acid or acidity and stomach pain after having tea or food ..?

Acidity: Antacids like tums, (calcium carbonate)mylanta or gelusil relieve gastric symptoms from acidity. However if you have continual symptoms after meals or drinking tea, you should be evaluated and treated by your physician or a gastroenterologist. Gastritis,gall stones,ulcer,or pancreatic problems are some possible causes. ...Read more

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How do you completely cure gastritis? My doctor is having me take nexium (esomeprazole) but I am in debilitating pain every time I eat or even drink water. He said I have an abundance of stomach acid. What do I do?

How do you completely cure gastritis? My doctor is having me take nexium (esomeprazole) but I am in debilitating pain every time I eat or even drink water. He said I have an abundance of stomach acid. What do I do?

Stick with it.: If your pain after eating or drinking is truly due to excess stomach acid, the Nexium (esomeprazole) should begin getting it under control within a few days. If you are not starting to get any relief within a week, you should return to your doctor for further workup and treatment. In that setting, you may benefit from an endoscopy or other tests for diagnostic purposes. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is in stomach acid?

Stomach acid: Is generally hydrochloric acid with some buffers mixed in. Additionally there is some mucous present as well. ...Read more

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Can stomach acid cause diareha?

No: stomach acid is a normal secretion of the body, which aids in digesting food. It does not cause diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can one lower stomach acid level?

Drugs and antiacids: If you need an acute drop due to symptoms, then antiacids like maalox or Tums (calcium carbonate) can do the job. Proton pump inhibitors, some otc and some on prescription can more chronically lower the acidity. You also can adjust your diet to ingest food that is less likely to cause acidity. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease stomach acid?

What can I do to decrease stomach acid?

Be healthy: There is little that you can actively do to change the acid production inherently. However, there are things to avoid, such as caffeine, alcohol and heavy meals that include red meats. But diet alone is generally ineffective in treating reflux or ulcers. Medications such as proton pump inhibitors, h2 blockers or sucralfate are standard medical treatments. ...Read more

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How to cope with the disease of stomach acid ?

Don't cope: You don't have to cope with it. You should see a doctor and get treated for it. Stomach acid not only irritates the esophagus, it can cause severe damage if it's not treated. Schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Best and worst foods for too much stomach acid?

Best and worst foods for too much stomach acid?

Stomach acids: Worst foods: high fat, chocolate, spicy. Best foods: milk, bland foods. ...Read more

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What is the cause/what are the causes of stomach acid?

What is the cause/what are the causes of stomach acid?

Many things: Many people have trouble with gastritis or reflux, due to hyperacidity or making too much acid. It can be due to a medical problem like zollinger-ellison syndrome, but most are due to the food you eat, or when you eat it. Numerous medications will help with it. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Can stomach acid production be reduced naturally over time?

Healthy lifestyle.: Gerd affects over 50% of the us population. Water increases stomach ph by 4 after 1 minute. Avoid overeating, smoking, eating just before strenuous exercise, high fat foods (fried food, cream sauces), spicy foods, acidic foods irritating an inflamed esophagus (oranges, tomatoes), eating less than 3 hours before lying down, being overweight. Chamomile/ fennel tea, ginger candy, apple products help. ...Read more

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What can I include in my diet to raise my stomach acid levels?

What can I include in my diet to raise my stomach acid levels?

Lemon water: Lemon water before eating. Not with sugar. Also can take hydrochloride acid supplements with meals. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how much stomach acid is in the stomach?

I'd really like to know how much stomach acid is in the stomach?

Stomach acid: About 700 ml from a meal. For more info go to http://www.Madsci.Org/posts/archives/2000-01/946931069.Bc.R.Html. ...Read more

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Does a child have much stomach acid, or only after a certain age?

Does a child have much stomach acid, or only after a certain age?

Starts after birth: With the evidence we have, it appears that the stomach glands are inactive until birth, and begin secreting acid as soon as feeding starts.Proper digestion requires that the stomach contents reach a certain degree of acidity for the digestive enzymes to function properly.Since babies grow quickly after birth, the process is adequate for this need. ...Read more

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Do you know how your body separates drinks from your stomach acid?

Do you know how your body separates drinks from your stomach acid?

It doesn't. : After drinking or eating, the contents enter the stomach chamber. Here, the acids and enzymes that are secreted from the stomach lining mix completely with whatever you have ingested. ...Read more

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If a person has too much stomach acid what can a person take or do?

If a person has too much stomach acid what can a person take or do?

Acid: Antacids for temporary relief, then schedule appointment to see your family doctor for further treatment. ...Read more