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If someone with COPD and CHF has constant reflux, what does it mean?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Reflux
Having COPD and CHF certainly doesn't mean you can't also have reflux as they are not typically related.
. Ironically, some of the medications used to treat COPD and CHF can worsen reflux. Reflux can worsen copd.

In brief: Reflux
Having COPD and CHF certainly doesn't mean you can't also have reflux as they are not typically related.
. Ironically, some of the medications used to treat COPD and CHF can worsen reflux. Reflux can worsen copd.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: GERD...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when stomach acid goes into the esophagus.
This can cause wheezing so treatment is needed, especially in patients with COPD and CHF as these diseases can cause wheezing, too, and the treatment for wheezing due to gerd is different than COPD or CHF therapy.

In brief: GERD...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when stomach acid goes into the esophagus.
This can cause wheezing so treatment is needed, especially in patients with COPD and CHF as these diseases can cause wheezing, too, and the treatment for wheezing due to gerd is different than COPD or CHF therapy.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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