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Sudden Onset Of Heartburn
Why would I have sudden onset of heartburn tearing each night around 8 lasting through night! i'm a 32 year old healthy female!
Lying down: ...Allows the stomach acid to reflux up the esophagus and cause pain, which persists until you get up or take something for it. Liquid antacid better for "putting out the fire, " and h2 blocker (like pepcid) to prevent it (but takes a few days for full effect). Should also follow up with your dr if been going on for a while, to be sure nothing else present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Gastroenteritis?: If this gets much worse get to a doctor and be evaluated. If diarrhea begins along with vomiting stay well hydrated and if you cannot, get to an ER. If the fever becomes worse go and get seen. In short, not enuf info to make a definitive recommendation, but this sounds as if it is any worse you should definitely be seen. Hope you clear up soon. ...Read more
If I eat ANYTHING it feels stuck in my chest/top of stomach. hurts. lasts all day. Not heartburn on omeprozole sudden onset. what is going on?!
49yr post meno, hysterectomy 21 yrs ago kept ovaries had sudden onset pelvic pressure, menstrual like cramps, hard to urinate,heartburn for 1 month ?
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Sudden onset of indigestion , leading to vomitting about 1 hour later. Then more bouts of vomitting about 45 min - 1 hour apart. What might this be?
I have very bad sciatic pain since Dec 14 ,with sudden onset of severe indigestion, and much heavier painful periods. Are these conditions related?
Antacids: Antacids will neutralize acid the quickest, assuming truly heartburn from ge reflux and not , say, cardiac pain which can mimic. See md. Avoid fried, greasy, fatty foods, large meals, acidic foods, tobacco, alcohol, mints, carbonated beverages, chocolate. Don't eat for 2-3 h before bed, or lie down for 2-3h after eating. Otc ppis or h2 blockers can help. Still have sx, or frequent, see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach acidity: Our GI system is in continuous operation, with the average adult swallowing 1 quart of saliva/day & the esophagus opening slightly to let it into the stomach. We feed at intervals & the muscular stomach walls squeeze & mix food with stomach acid. If the esophagus opens to accept saliva while the stomach is squeezing, acid is pushed up the esophagus & may burn the walls.Over time this can cause hb. ...Read more
Control-yes. Cure?: Heartburn (gerd) is a pain! many reasons for it. Usually obese, poor diet and lifestyle, but many are thin, eat properly and it is there. Avoiding fatty meals, alcohol, spices to some extent, avoiding eating or drinking after 6 P.M., elevating the head of bed 6-8 inches, taking antacids, alginates, h-2 blockers like pepcid, (famotidine) etc, prilosec, etc may help. May need surgery to cure. See pcp/gi doc. ...Read more
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