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Do stomach acid problems cause weight loss?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

If one were to have excessive acid to the point of reflux, gastritis, ulcer disease an other issues related to acid, one may not be able to eat due to nausea, vomiting, pain, and decreased appetite, thus weight loss would occur. It you are concerned, see your pcp or a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation.
Some serious things could be present that would need attention.

In brief: Possibly

If one were to have excessive acid to the point of reflux, gastritis, ulcer disease an other issues related to acid, one may not be able to eat due to nausea, vomiting, pain, and decreased appetite, thus weight loss would occur. It you are concerned, see your pcp or a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation.
Some serious things could be present that would need attention.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: YEs

Stomach acid problems are often the key to poor digestion, and this can cause weight loss.

In brief: YEs

Stomach acid problems are often the key to poor digestion, and this can cause weight loss.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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