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Okay. I'm a 20-year old female, 5'4" and 150 lbs. Back in March I was diagnosed with GERD. In the past 3 months alone I've had about 7 ER visits, and I've seen 3 different doctors multiple times. I was put on Nexium twice a day, and am s...
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My mum has been facing this situation for weeks or even months - chronic sore throat, once to the extent her tongue was numb and I rushed her to the GP. Also, often she mentioned that her chest area feels slightly warm which I believe wo...
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I know someone who suffers from GERD and he told he thinks it caused by a virus. Is that correct?
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I am a 42 YO male with a history of renal cell carcinoma--stage T1B, removed via partial nephrectomy in December 2014. There were not signs of the disease having spread outside of the kidney at the time of my original scans, and my 1-yea...
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I am having a hell of a time with some strange symptoms. I have had an endoscopy and a swallow test and have been told I have GERD, however my swallowing is normal. I have been getting these crazy flutters in my chest. Recently, I...
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GRED) is a chronic digestive disease. The esophagus is about 8 inches long and connects the throat (pharynx), to the stomach. The esophagus contains two sphincters (valves). The upper esophageal sphincte...
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Hi i am on 40mg of Omeprazole for acid reflux. Has anyone here had side effects from it like loose stools? For the past two weeks or so my bowel movements have been rather odd...loose in the morning but ok towards the end of the day.....
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Hi Community, I'm a 42 year old female. A year ago I started having chest pain and hard to breath episodes out of the blue. I thought it was my asthma, although medication didn't help. I went to my PCP and they thought it was reflux...
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Okay so this started about the beginning of the year. And its gotten much worse. My symptoms are. Dizziness, nausea, cramps, hot flashes, cold flashes, lightheadedness, knees hurt, headaches almost daily, fatigue, tremors, weakness, and ...
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For the last several weeks I have developed a condition to where when I eat, take even one bite of something, within minutes my body will respond with panic attack symptoms (fast heart rate, extreme agitation, unable to focus, pressure, ...
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Hi everyone, I had a Gastric emptying study done last week as was told that I have Gastro paresis. After 2 hours I still had 33% water and 44% solids in my stomach. Clearly an abnormal result. I had a look at the treatment opti...
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Hi all. Almost 1x1/2 months I get very severe stress and fear. I have short breath, difficult breathing, chest congestion, deep tiredness, night sweat, swollen lymp node, sore throat, coating on tongue, bumps on back tongue, rash, numbne...
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Hi. I've had some seemingly unrelated symptoms that I might just be putting together. My doctor seems to be having trouble diagnosing me as I've had other health problems but now we're down to these symptoms. 1) Chronic cough with cle...
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Can GERD cause your throat to itch and sometimes i feel a knot in my throat?
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So a month ago i was treated for esophgitis which that was my first heart burn ever, they claimed it was my acid reflux . I recently had my son and while my wife being pregnant before she gave birth ive gain pounds( 200 to 239 currently)...
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my doctor suspect me that mayb I hav ulcers. ulcers can cause stomach feel pressure? born pain to touch where rib meet under breast born? stomach gas? pressure near ? sleepnes? tiredness?
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I posted about a year ago with the same symptoms. They have been gone for a year and three months. Does anyone get better and then relapse. I thought I was having a heart attack again so went to the emergency room and my cardiologist.......
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i'm suffering everyday whenever i eat breakfast. it takes 2 - 3 hours to subside the effect. i feel dizzy, feeling lump in the throat, pain in the middle of the upper abdomen where LIS, general chest pains. the worst is anxiety.
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I've had a sore throat for around 8 months so far, I have been to three ENT doctors, and a gastroenterologist and have made no progress to find relief. Currently I am taking two 40 mg tablets of protonix, three times a day. I've had an e...
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I was experiencing burning symptoms for two weeks. Last Monday went to the ER and they prescribe me with Omeprazole 20 mg. on Wednesday went to specialist and he told to also take IBgard. I started to have severe diarrhea on Wednesday af...
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