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Thyroid Problems And Acid Reflux
Hi I have acid reflux, gastritis, strawlike hair which is thinning, acne, missed period, dry skin, irregular bowel movements. What could this be?
Go see ur family doc: While we usually try to narrow things down to one diagnosis to explain all symptoms, you might have two or more going on, which is why it's important to tell your family doc what's going on & get complete evaluation. Your acid reflux & gastritis are variations on a theme. However, strawlike thinning hair, missed period, dry skin & irregular bowel mvmts might be thyroid disease eg hypothyroidism. ...Read more
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
Is it possible to have a thyroid problem at 18? I have acid reflux and I feel like my hair is thinning as well as i am always tired. is it my thyroid?
Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.
No: Not likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having trouble swallowing, feels like acid reflux or heartburn. I take thyroid medicine for low thyroid. It feels like there's ants crawling around in my neck. What is it?
Examination: First thing I would like you to do is see your Doctor/provider for an examination which include the throat and neck among other items. Problems might inclue a throat infection, acid reflux and many other issues, none of it could be ignored. So, at this time an examination is important, take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've severe acid reflux can it cause 1 lingual tonsil more enlarged than other had previous thyroid cancer scared of throat cancer or base if tongue?
GERD: Severe reflux can result in the development of barrett's esophagus; which has an increased incidence of developing esophageal cancer. Upper endoscopy is a simple method for evaluating any esophageal disease. If your problem is severe, you should be on some form of acid blockade such as omeprazole. You may even benefit from some type of antireflux surgery. ...Read more
Been getting acid reflux (felt in neck) daily. Indicative of something detrimental? Could tea and/or yogurt cause this? 10mg Pepcid (famotidine) AC stops it.
Acid reflux per se: is not detrimental and is treatable..HOWEVER an evaluation by a Gastroenterologist is probably a good idea since some esophageal; disorders need special attention (eg "Barrett's esophogas") Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I seem to get acid reflux (felt in lower neck) often on empty stomachs. Is there any science to support this possible causal connection?
Very intense acid reflux across chest and up neck, 1/2 times a day for a couple of days, also hurts to swollowing food ever since 1st case, ideas?
What have you tried?: Have you tried acid blocker medication, in what dose, ; with what results? Have you undergone testing either by endoscopy or x-ray? Is this new, worse, recurrent? Any history of eosinophilic disease (eosinophilic esophagitis sometimes mimics gerd) or known esophageal motility disorder? Under any stress? Take nsaid's, vomiting, blood, etc? Lots to consider before appropriate treatment can be advised. ...Read more
I don't think so: I can't really see a link.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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