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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped
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If a person has too much stomach acid what can a person take or do?

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
27 years in practice
177M people helped
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

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Board Certified
9 years in practice
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Dr. Kevin Gardner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
74K people helped
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Best and worst foods for too much stomach acid?

Dr. Kevin Gardner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
74K people helped
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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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
35M people helped
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What fruit or medication can treat too much stomach acid?

Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
35M people helped
What fruit or medication can treat too much stomach acid?

OTC antacids : Prescription drugs- zantac tagamet Omeprazole Nexium etc would help reduce the acidity. Apples , bananas most veggies , egg white, low fat cheese etc could neutralize acidity . Avoid spicy foods, caffeine , soda , alcohol, lemon / oranges etc check link below for more info, . ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
54M people helped
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Can too much stomach acid cause diarrhea?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
54M people helped
Can too much stomach acid cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea: Yes stomach acid can cause diarrhea.

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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9 years in practice
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
31 years in practice
1M people helped
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Does 40mg vs 20mg omeprazole reduce more stomach acid or last longer? Does reducing too much stomach acid interfere with food digestion?

Dr. Rodney Del Valle
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
31 years in practice
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Does 40mg vs 20mg omeprazole reduce more stomach acid or last longer? Does reducing too much stomach acid interfere with food digestion?

No: The most important aspect is reducing gerd symptoms to reduce the chronic esophagitis causing the barrett's changes that increase risk of esophageal cancer. Some patients need 20 mg others need 40 mg omeprazole. Every patient is different. It won't interfere with digestion. ...Read more

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Dr. Heather Pickett
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
91K people helped
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Why could I take 20 Betaine HCL pills and feel no burning? I recently got diagnosed with gastritis with erosion, is it too much stomach acid?

Dr. Heather Pickett
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
91K people helped
Why could I take 20 Betaine HCL pills and feel no burning? I recently got diagnosed with gastritis with erosion, is it too much stomach acid?

Why did you take?: Betaine hydrochloride has an interesting history. Betaine hydrochloride used to be included in over-the-counter (OTC) products as a “stomach acidifier and digestive aid.” But a federal law that went into effect in 1993 banned betaine hydrochloride from use in OTC products because there wasn’t enough evidence to classify it “generally recognized as safe and effective.” Why were you taking 20? ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Have occasional GERD symptoms- nausea, need to burp to get relief. How do I tell if i have too little OR to much stomach acid?

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Have occasional GERD symptoms- nausea, need to burp to get relief. How do I tell if i have too little OR to much stomach acid?

Bloating,gas: Phil Thorek, a famous surgeon once wrote the 7 "Fs" of gallbladder disease: fair, fat, female, forty, fertile, flabby and flatulent ( gassy)- I suggest an abdominal ultrasound for gallbladder disease and a physical exam with blood evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Mintz
Board Certified, Geriatrics
62 years in practice
2M people helped
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What are the symptoms of low stomach acid? Is it a real problem for your body? Could it be from 7 years of Prilosec everyday?

Dr. Milton Mintz
Board Certified, Geriatrics
62 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of low stomach acid? Is it a real problem for your body? Could it be from 7 years of Prilosec everyday?

Prilosec can cause: Low stomach acid- when it was first introduced there was a warning about length of time it should be used. There are other warnings now- ck with your pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Francine Mosley
Board Certified, General Practice
15 years in practice
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I heard drinking too much coffee is bad for the stomach, because it adds too much to gastric acid.?

Dr. Francine Mosley
Board Certified, General Practice
15 years in practice
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I heard drinking too much coffee is bad for the stomach, because it adds too much to gastric acid.?

It can be.: Yes, there's a change in the acid, but for most people the change is not enough to make a noticable difference. And if there is a difference noticed, choose a different beverage. ...Read more

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
50 years in practice
5M people helped
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