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What does it mean if I have constant acid reflux?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: You need treatment

If you have reflux more that twice weekly you should be on chronic acid suppression.
If you have nausea, abdominal pain, black tarry stools, loss of appetite, early satiety or difficulty swallowing you should also have an endoscopy. You should see your doctor.

In brief: You need treatment

If you have reflux more that twice weekly you should be on chronic acid suppression.
If you have nausea, abdominal pain, black tarry stools, loss of appetite, early satiety or difficulty swallowing you should also have an endoscopy. You should see your doctor.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: It means if you do

Not get evaluated and treated your are at increased risk for developing esophageal cancer.
See a GI doctor and get on a proper treatment regimen.

In brief: It means if you do

Not get evaluated and treated your are at increased risk for developing esophageal cancer.
See a GI doctor and get on a proper treatment regimen.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Thank
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