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Does drinking lotsa water help or worsen gastric reflux? Is chocolate bad for gastric reflux? And ketchup?
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Dr. Kavitha Gudur
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Reflux
Water doesn't make reflux worse.
Chocolate and ketch up can.

In brief: Reflux
Water doesn't make reflux worse.
Chocolate and ketch up can.
Dr. Kavitha Gudur
Dr. Kavitha Gudur
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Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: 1
Water may be helpful some.
Chocolate is bad. Ketchup is bad. All acidic food should be avoided including tomatoes, citrus etc. Fried food, cheese and caffeine rich drinks also should be avoided.

In brief: 1
Water may be helpful some.
Chocolate is bad. Ketchup is bad. All acidic food should be avoided including tomatoes, citrus etc. Fried food, cheese and caffeine rich drinks also should be avoided.
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Dr. Sanjay Jain
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Dr. Isaac Raijman
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: All can affect you
Excess fluid can cause stomach distention and reflux.
Both chocolate and tomato sauces can increase reflux symptoms.

In brief: All can affect you
Excess fluid can cause stomach distention and reflux.
Both chocolate and tomato sauces can increase reflux symptoms.
Dr. Isaac Raijman
Dr. Isaac Raijman
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