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Ibe been having horrible heart burn and integestion for the last few days from sun up to sun down how would you suggest treating it?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: First pay attention

To diet.
Avoid caffeine, alcohol, spices. Then take Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox. If they help then take o/c prilosec. See your doctor. An endoscopy may be indicated to rule out ulcers and helicobacter pylori (ulcer causing bacteria).

In brief: First pay attention

To diet.
Avoid caffeine, alcohol, spices. Then take Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox. If they help then take o/c prilosec. See your doctor. An endoscopy may be indicated to rule out ulcers and helicobacter pylori (ulcer causing bacteria).
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Do not take a chance

While pain lasting hours at a time generally are from acid reflux (gerd) i would not take a chance.
Please go to the er right away to be sure you are not having a heart attack.

In brief: Do not take a chance

While pain lasting hours at a time generally are from acid reflux (gerd) i would not take a chance.
Please go to the er right away to be sure you are not having a heart attack.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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