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Sudden Onset Severe Heartburn
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
Studies have shown: That the differential diagnosis of heartburn symptoms is quite broad, but according to Dr. Harmon and others in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, there are five major causes: Medications, functional dyspepsia, GERD, peptic ulcer disease, and cancer. GERD may have no symptoms of heartburn whatsoever. Here is a review to read: http://tinyurl.com/nqnv9qr ...Read more
Due to my severe GERD severe heartburn when I take antibiotic pills despite being on PPIs. Do all antibiotics come in injectibles as well? tyvm
GERD: Many antibiotics do come in injectable forms. However, if your heartburn is that severe, I would encourage you to speak with your provider. If not already done, you would benefit from an upper endoscopy to see what's going on in the upper GI tract. You might also need twice daily PPI for a period of time. You should have this checked. ...Read more
Currently taking 40mg omeprazole 4 gerd, recently, have excessive acid (ea) which results in severe heartburn even with ppi. What can causes for ea b?
Why would i develop heartburn after starting ppis? Had severe allergies/asthma since child, was told (despite allergy testing) that it might be GERD
Tender center of chest & pec area. Feels sore/tight but no pain. Not exercise related. Can breath normal. GERD/Severe heartburn? My anxiety acting up?
Chest pain: always means a trip to the doc or the emergency room to rule out any medical conditions. After that consider a mental health professional to teach you stress management techniques. GERD may be part of the picture and your doc can help w/that. A natural approach is the use of DGL supplement. Peace and good health. ...Read more
49 yo femaie with history of ibs, severe gerd, htn, raynaud, severe psoriasis, behcet's, 3 recent bcc's and 2 recent scc's with new onset RA ( rf = 60), anti-cpp >250. Best tnf blocker for her?
I am experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: both) , chest wall pain and heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bendin...
I've had chest X-ray, a whole heart work, heart doc says heart is ok. Why does my back hurt so bad?
You would: probably benefit from a neurological or orthopedic evaluation. Ask your primary health care provider for a referral. ...Read more
Not aware: I not aware of one. Gerd could be a complex disease and specific to every pt. The best thing you can do is be evaluated so you get personalized, specific treatment. ...Read more
Im only 21 but I've had severe GERD for most of my life. I've tried everything but nothing has worked. What could happen if this remains untreated?
You should set up a : schedule with a Gastroenterologist as to how often to monitor your esophagus. Also, discus surgical option for condition. ...Read more
Sir, I am arun, sufferer of Severe GERD. Your answer would helpful for me. Does DGL Cause any side effects ? How long i expect to heal GERD ?
GERD: The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications. Discuss NIssen funduplication with Doc ...Read more
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Is LINX System a better option for me than Nissen Fundoplication? If I have severe GERD LES(0,3mHg)? Thanks
No : No Nissan fundoplication have a fifty years or more of success in spite being more invasive has better track record of success now done with laparoscope as out patient make it more appealing the surgery fix the problem of hernia and reflux at the same time any other alternative like LINX could prevent reflux for a short time and it does not have long record of success yet get second opinion ...Read more
Problems : The most severe symptoms of GERD would be pneumonia from reflux going in to the lungs, or massive bleeding from severe esophageal ulceration. Over the longer term, a stricture of the esophagus or the development of esophageal cancer are also quite bad. Fortunately, these are all uncommon. Unfortunately, they are not predictable for an individual. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I feel severe pressure in my head after having GERD sensetive food, i don't have any other symptom(e.G hurtburn etc.). Whats wrong with me?
TYPES OF FOOD YOU AR: Maybe due to excessive amounts acidic or spicey foods. ...Read more
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