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What Food Or Drinks Can Help Make My Heartburn Pain Go Away
30 y old. I ate a lot of fried food 2 days ago and I have GERD since yesterday. Do I need to take medicine?or I can eat or drink something to remove it?
Sometimes I burp after drinking cold water and the water starts to come back up. Also, has happened with food (both laying down and standing) GERD...?
I've lost 15lbs(218->203) since April end. Only changed my diet to more homemade food. LOW sugar &OIL/Fat, GOOD Curb, FIBER & protein, NO greasy/spicy food or drink outside. NO major fatigue. HB-14. Have GERD. Bowl regular. Is this WT loss Concerning?
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After fried food throat hurts feels like closing but I can still drink and breathe is this gerd? It's an awful feeling
Acid reflux: One potential cause is acid reflux which may be due to gerd but you should be seen by a GI doctor and have this checked. You may have helicobacter infection. The other consideration is that you are allergic to something in the food you are eating and that could be a life-threatening situation if not discovered soon. You really should see a doctor and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal to throw up stomach acid when you have GERD? No blood or food just, stomach acid. And what should I do drink water to wash it down?
20y old. Nausea after drinking water. Dysphagia, globus above sternum produces a stabbing pain. Food regurgitation at times. Acid in mouth. Gerd?
33 yr old male having stomach pain upper chest pain under both ribs on and off and pain after eating food or drinking for 2 weeks now isit gerd?
Is there any risk to bariatric surgery? Would I still be able to lift weights? Drink? Would GERD go away? Would it be recommended with IBS?
Yes, yes, no, no,and: No, but only in a general sense. All surgical procedures carry risk to different degrees in every patient. Consult with a bariatric specialist for specific considerations in your individual case. ...Read more
Gave up diet soda and have IBS and Gerd. Am
On 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole). Can I get heartburn from drinking iced tea? And I take my pill at night.
GERD : Good for you for giving up diet sodas! It is possible to have worse reflux from iced tea, but it is usually from the caffeine in the tea. If you're drinking caffeine free tea, it usually does not make GERD worse. As for the DexIlant, (dexlansoprazole) is best to take it 20 to 30 minutes before a meal. I would not recommend taking it at bedtime. Good luck. ...Read more
I drink lots of tea and usually finish a large glass just before bed, then feel it in my throat a few times before falling asleep. NO heartburn. GERD?
Possibly: This sounds like reflux of the fluid you drank back into the esophagus. This can probably be managed by avoiding large volumes of fluid just before you lie down. Try to have your tea earlier, an hour or so before bedtime. Then only take small sips around bedtime if you are thirsty. ...Read more
Symptoms are belching after meals and bowel movements that don't feel complete, and indigestion after heavy drinking next morning. No heartburn. Gerd?
Don't binge drink: The cure for GI problems after binge drinking is not to binge drink. Is that so hard to figure out? ...Read more
How about a lot less: Alcohol (etoh) empties rapidly from the stomach. Alcohol dehydrogenase in the stomach lining contributes to etoh metabolism. Etoh can not be stored by the body & obligatory oxidation takes place predominantly in the liver. 1 gram etoh gives 7 empty calories that provide only energy with no nutritional value. Poor diet (protein-calorie, choline, folate (folic acid) deficiency) contributes to liver toxicity. ...Read more
GERD: With severe GERD, most people need to avoid fruit juices, caffeine, carbonation, and alcohol. There are decaffeinated teas and coffees's which some people are able to tolerate. There are also dairy products, particularly the low fat variety, which many people can tolerate. Although your choices are somewhat limited, you are not restricted completely just to water. Good luck. ...Read more
Is drinking caffeine free soda in moderation okay for a GERD sufferer or should I cut it out completely?
Everytime I eat or drink something, I feel like choking and chest feel tight while breathing. Are these GERD symptons?
Helps treat,not cure: Aloe juice is a wonderful natural treatment that can help to heal but is not a "cure" as to cure you need to address the underlying causes. See http://www.Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html for more on aloe and http://www.Naturalnews. Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects. Html and http://www.Gerd-diet. Com/gerd-treatment/ for info on approaches that will help to cure this problem! ...Read more
I hiccup after eating or drinking. Wen I hiccup it feels like my stomach is going into my throat. I have gerd. Its very painful? I'm 27y/o female
I had an endoscopy 2yrs ago all clear iam 65 DON'T smoke drink a little once a week when should I need another ps got GERD acid reflux thanks?
Ask your doctor: If all is well, it is unlikely that they would find anything that would change your treatment. If you have a Barrett's esophagus they may want to see you back, but that situation is being reviewed. ASk the doctor who did the procedure. If they are not calling for you to come back, they ae leaving up to your GP to decide depending on how you feel. ...Read more
I have GERD and the medicine they have me helps but does not control it. I eat/drink peppermint tea candies which really helps is that bad?? (:
Normal weight don't smoke/drink scope showed gastritis been on omeprazole month still get GERD with everything I eat what else can I do?
What happens if you have acid reflux disease (gerd) which is worse to drink, soda (ex. coke) or alcohol?
Both: Avoid both. Try drinking water or milk, this will help with your symptoms. ...Read more
I have been drinking apple cider vinegar to help with my GERD. It seems to help but what can I mix it with for taste and how much do I need to take?
Your doc can give: You something for it after he/she diagnoses it. You can also use dgl, available in the health food store. These capsules are licorice w/out an enzyme that raises blood pressure. They coat the lining of esophagus. Peace and good health. Apple cider vinegar is fine bt please make sure you use the "with the mother" on the label (peelings). Dilute w/water. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My GERD is uncontrolled with aciphex (rabeprazole) 20mg qd + axid 150mg bid. I don't drink caffeine or alcohol. What can I do for gerd?
GERD tx: Glad you're aware of avoiding alcohol and caffeine. Remember caffeine is in: coffee, tea, soda, chocolate. Other triggers: mint (gum, candy, leaves), citrus (ex. Orange juice, tomato sauce, etc), and in some people spicy food. If you're overweight, wt loss can help. Avoid laying down <2hrs after eating. Control stress if you're stressed. If these measures don't help talk to your doc re: other tx. ...Read more
Is drinking water through refrigerator filter safe? Or purified water through commercial refilling stations better? I have GERD, does it matter?
Doesnt matter: It doesn't matter as long as you change the filter per the mfg instructions. ...Read more
Have benign pvcs. (Cardio confirmed) Don't smoke/drink. Supplement w/ K & Mg. Do everything right and still have... Can Gerd or adrenaline cause?
GERD,no;Adren,yes: Benign PVCs have a mind of their own. There's often no explanation. If you don't have any evidence of structural heart disease, medications are available to simply make you feel better. A beta blocker is the first line and if that's insufficient, an anti-arrhythmic drug like flecainide is usually highly effective. Discuss this with your cardio — he needs to know if you're feeling troubled by them ...Read more
Sharp pain suddenly onset by drinking liquids (cold mainly) specifically in my back left of around t6 — every time I swallow. Mild GERD.what is this?
R/O ESOPHAGEAL SPASM: Gerd can predispose to esophageal spasm which tends to flare with extremes of temperature of your food. Ie very cold or hot food. You need a full exam labs amylase/lipase H pylori titers/stool for HPYLORI x 3. Hi consult with endoscopy and esophageal mammometry to check for spasm. Also, biopsies for HPYLORI. Zantac vs Nexium (esomeprazole) may provide relief. Also, gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com /gutbliss.com ...Read more