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Why Do I Get Acid Reflux When I M Hungry
I'm still having acid reflux until now. I take zantac (ranitidine) 300mg am/pm. Not working, when im hungry it get worst and i should eat every 2-3hrs. Help me.
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
5 days late on period, always hungry, after i eati get period like cramps, fatigue, mood swings, acid reflux, neg preg test?
Keep diary: It will be helpful when you see your doctor to have a record of at least you last 3 periods so that he can see pattern. You may not be ovulating every month and this is your problem. YOur needs as a ptient also have to be considered. Birth control pills will make your periods more regular, both other pills can be used as well depending on your fertility needs. Not ovulating causes the imbalanc ...Read more
I don't have acid reflux and I'm not a diabetic but I always feel like I'm hungry all the time no matter what I eat I can b hungry in an hour!
Irritated stomach?: Lots of causes of "hunger", but epigastric burning & pain after meals raises the probability of gastritis & ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (you're taking Motrin & ibuprofen) or aspirin; cut out tobacco & alcohol; trial an acid reducer. Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Pancreatitis possible? ...Read more
Maybe an ulcer...: Acid reflux is when acid comes up into the esophagus from the stomach. Feeling hungry all the time may indicate another complication of stomach acid: gastritis (irritation of the stomach lining from acid) or even an ulcer. Eating just a little bit can soothe an ulcer, and our subconscious mind knows this, and prods up to eat something. Get checked out by your doctor! good luck! ...Read more
IT HAPPENS TO SOME: Yes it happens to some.Get a more detailed answer ›
My stomach , after i ate, is rumbling like a volcano . It is hungry or is it acid reflux kickin in?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Which is safest med to treat acid reflux? Feel hungry all the time. Was on prevacid x1yr now only use Zantac (ranitidine) prn. Scared of ppi's. L-glutamine? Malox?
Acid Reflux Disease: Hello utah.... It is always quite surprising to have these questions come up. The question that is never asked is what is causing my reflux and ho;w do I over come it? Have you considered why you have reflux and discussed with your physician ways to get to a place that is healthier? How is your diet? Your weight? Do you eat too many sugars or carbohydrates in a day? ...Read more
Sure, but maybe...: ...your symptoms arise outside the stomach, like pancreas, biliary tree, etc. Stomach issues can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more
Have acid reflux, always wake up 2xs middle of night with "hunger pains". Helps to eat something small. Take Prilosec qd & Zantac (ranitidine) prn. What else help?
MEAL PLANNING: Multiple daily small meals with bed time snack.Can try antacids available over the counter. ...Read more
Im 34weeks pregnant and felt every after acid reflux will feel cold hands &feet. Associated with dizziness , hungry & weak feeling, get breathless also?
Acid reflux: There is no good explanation why some people get acid reflux with specific foods and others tolerate them well. If you find that soy is one that you cannot tolerate, you should avoid it. If you get acid reflex, you should treat it with antacids or acid reducing medications. If you need them on a regular basis, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been taking Nexium (esomeprazole) for a year now. Is this ok? If i stop i get acid reflux.
Eat slower: Eat slower. Eat less food. Eat well before bed time. Try to not breathe through mouth while eating and have a medium sized apple for desert after your early dinner. ...Read more
Crestor (rosuvastatin) is new for me and i get acid reflux every day now. Is this a common complaint of patients?
Maybe : Have seen rarely. May or may not be related to crestor (rosuvastatin). Should talk with your physician who prescribed the Crestor (rosuvastatin) about whether you can briefly stop & see if heartburn/reflux goes away; then restart and see if recurs. If so then likely related to Crestor (rosuvastatin) & either need different med or add acid blocker. If reflux persists or have weight loss, swallowing probs then definitely need GI evaluation. ...Read more
Every time I start to eat my throats feels full.. I get acid reflux on and off but it's not getting any better. Would Nexium help?
Hiatal hernia?: These are very unusual symptoms for a 25 year old female and I urge you to undergo a medical evaluation. If you are morbidly obese, increased pressure in your abdomen due to central abdominal and organ fat that may cause reflux. If this is chronic I am concerned you may have a hiatal hernia or a structure of your esophagus restricting the passage of food bolus that may require dilatation. ...Read more
Lifestyle changes: Reflux is common & often aggravated by what we eat or do in life.The caffeine in our coffee or nicotine in smokes can increase the reflux. Filling the stomach before bedtime or certain foods can aggravate the process. Various meds can reduce the pain but the beat way to avoid reflux is to identify what you do that sets it off. Learn, change, avoid or treat. ...Read more
How common does heart burn cause esophageal cancer? I'm worried about it cause I get acid reflux a lot. How often can I take Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg will it cure
Rare: The majority of esophageal Ca's are in the cardioesophageal junction where stomach meets esophagus. This tumor is induced by h. pylori. This organism induces ulcers in mucosa which is repaired by influx of bone marrow stem cells. The helicobacter toxin then converts the stem cells to the malignant form which grows as a cancer. ...Read more
I'm worried I have throat cancer. I get acid reflux a lot and im only 18. Pleasr advise what to do. I go to my gp too often i fear?
Talk to your doctor: Throat cancer is very rare in 18 year olds and acid reflux is not a common symptom of throat cancer. There are many much more common causes of reflux. One should always see his or her doctor if there are worries like these and to help relieve the reflux symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
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