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What does it mean if I have constant acid reflux?

What does it mean if I have constant acid reflux?

You need treatment: If you have reflux more that twice weekly you should be on chronic acid suppression. If you have nausea, abdominal pain, black tarry stools, loss of appetite, early satiety or difficulty swallowing you should also have an endoscopy. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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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 does it mean when you have acid reflux constantly?

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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Constant acid reflux 24hrs a day 7 days a week... What to do?

Constant acid reflux 24hrs a day 7 days a week... What to do?

GERD: it is okay to try omeprazole up to 20 mg once a day for up to two weeks to try to prevent heartburn and acid reflux. If your symptoms persist beyond that, you should see your dr. for a more definitive diagnosis and longer-term treatment. Avoid the particular foods that you think cause your reflux. I'd avoid caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco. Consider tilting your bed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if any what are good home remediesfor acid reflux work?

What does it mean if any what are good home remediesfor acid reflux work?

Life style modificat: Yes by life style modification it may help change your eating habits 1 after eating wait 2t0 3 hours before going to bed or lying down 2 avoid mint, cocolate, alcohol, smoking and chewing tobaco, onions and caffeine 3 avoid spicy foods, tomatoes, oranges, 4 avoid large fatty meals and eat small frequent meals, dont over eat 5loose some weight if you are over weight and avoid wearing tight clothings. ...Read more

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Constant acid reflux and has trapped in my chest, it's lasted 2 days now! what is this? How to stop it?

Some tips: Without knowing more history and seeing exams it may well be a hiatal hernia with reflux. (gerd) if these tips do not help see md. Eat small meals with snacks. Drink less fluids with meals, more between meals, lie with head elevated. Lose weight reduce straining possibly with stool softeners and reduced lifting. Use anti-acids and a good one for reflux is gaviscon taken as directed. ...Read more

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Constant acid reflux and nausea, what is this? What can I do?

Constant acid reflux and nausea, what is this? What can I do?

GERD: It is likely to be acid reflux just as you stated. However tetracycline may cause similar symptoms. If you are still taking tetracycline stop it and see if the symptoms clear. If they persist, try Prilosec otc. You may also want to speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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