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What feels like acid reflux that antacid does not get rid of?

What feels like acid reflux that antacid does not get rid of?

Acid Reflux: Acid reflux symptoms may not go away with antacids. Depending on how severe the reflux is, your antacid may only be minimizing the symptoms and not eliminating them. Reflux itself is simply the act of stomach contents washing up the esophagus, and antacids simply work at reducing the acidity of the contents that are being washed up. There are many diff kinds of antacids to try as well from ur doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

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


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What could acid indigestion feel like?

What could acid indigestion feel like?

Discomfort and pain: Acid reflux can cause chest pain and can be uncomfortable enough to keep you up at night. ...Read more

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How will i know what does acid reflux feel like?

How will i know what does acid reflux feel like?

Heartburn: Heartburn (acid indigestion: burning pain/discomfort that can move up from stomach to middle of abdomen & chest & into throat. Regurgitation (sensation of acid backing up into your throat or mouth) can produce sour/bitter taste, & a "wet burp" or even vomit some contents of stomach. Dyspepsia (stomach discomfort): burping, nausea after eating, stomach fullness/bloating, upper abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have acid reflux constantly?

Called GERD.: B cn by ur pcp for options 4 treatment. Left untreated can lead 2 very serious esophageal problems. ...Read more

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What causes acid redlux to make you gag? And what generally can cause acid reflux. I usually don't have acid reflux.

Acid reflux: Acid reflux is acid from the stomach going up the esophagus and causing pain from irritation. Usually diet is the most common cause of acid reflux. Avoid excessive alcohol, caffeine, nicotine. Try not to lay down after eating. Weigh loss and avoiding tight constricting garments will also help. Recurrent or persistent abdominal pain or reflux should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does dyspepsia stomach pain feel like ?

What does dyspepsia stomach pain feel like ?

Depends.: The diagnosis of "dyspepsia" could include gallstones, gastritis, ulcer, duodenitis, pancreatitis and other painful conditions. So yes, it certainly can hurt or be experienced as a burning sensation or a squeeze-and-release feeling. If not investigated, you should get to your doctor for some testing. ...Read more

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Feels like something is stuck in my throat, regurgitation when burping. Is this acid reflux or gerd?

Feels like something is stuck in my throat, regurgitation when burping.  Is this acid reflux or gerd?

Could be: Acid reflux in your throat can burn the tissue and cause inflammation that stays for a few days. This can give you a sensation that there is something in the back of your throat. You should see a physician for proper treatment because continued irritation of this area can cause further problems. ...Read more

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Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Eno: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralises excess stomach acid. ...Read more

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What makes my voice hurt when i talk with acid reflux?

What makes my voice hurt when i talk with acid reflux?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux or lpr is when you get reflux all the way from your stomach to your voice box. The material that comes up includes hydrochloric acid, gastrin and pepsin. These are all very caustic materials that burn and cause injury to the delicate tissues of the voice box, including the muscles of the voice box that you use to speak. Think of lpr as a voice box trauma. Get checked. ...Read more

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Acid reflux bad feels like i'm dying have it every night, what to do?

Acid reflux bad feels like i'm dying have it every night, what to do?

Please make an: appointment with your physician or your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What does excess fluid to stomach mean? I also have acid reflux?

Excess stomach fluid: If you feel a lot of sloshing around or if you are burping up old meals then there is a concern for what is called "gastroparesis" where the stomach does not empty well. If you feel you have this condition then you should see a gastroenterologist! ...Read more

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What does gerd or acid reflux feel like? I have trouble speaking clearly and throat tightness and want to know if it is related.

What does gerd or acid reflux feel like? I have trouble speaking clearly and throat tightness and want to know if it is related.

Sounds like you've: already been diagnosed with reflux. GERD (esophagitis) can develop if you've had untreated reflux for a while. Reflux sometimes causes a burning sensation in the stomach or lower esophagus and belching. Occasionally stomach contents can reflux up to the throat and you can taste or feel them. Reflux can cause hoarseness, cough and sore throat. Hard 4 me to say if these symptoms are related. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you feel like you have stomach acid in your throat?

What does it mean if you feel like you have stomach acid in your throat?

LPR...: The reflux of fluid from your stomach which is frequently acidic, is called laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). This is a common variant of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). It is treated the same as gerd with aggressive acid-suppressive drugs but tends to be more difficult to treat. If this is a recurrent problem then see you doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Reflux (Definition)

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


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more