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This forum is for questions and support regarding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) / Acid Reflux with topics including: Causes, Constipation, Diagnosis, Diarrhea, Drugs and OTC medications, Living with GERD, Loss of Appetite, Preventing Flare-ups, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Support, Surgery, Tests, Treatments.

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My doctor put me on a three day liquid diet to help the acid reflux. When I try to go to sleep I get this strange headache what can I take for that. Please I need to get some sleep thanks..
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Hello! I lost my voice at a wedding and it did not heal. I went to an ENT and he scoped my vocal cords and then gave me some steroids. These did not work. He then scoped again and said they look worse. At which point, I did a ph probe...
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I have been dealing with acid reflux for about 14 years which over this time has gotten gradually much worse. As of now I suffer 7 days a week with no relief from antacids. I have been taking an OTC PPI (Prilosec) which has been 100% eff...
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Hi there, about 4 years ago, I had an endoscopy and colonoscopy and was diagnosed with having some acid reflux and Hiatal Hernia, was put on PPI for 8 weeks, called protium and basically over course of last 4 years have been on and off t...
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I've learned that stomach acid typically has a pH of around 1.5 to 3.9, while most foods have a pH of typically around 3.9 up to 7.0 (and sometimes even higher than 7.0). So how does consuming acid food increase the acidity of stomach...
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I get the sudden urge to vomit, it happens randomly, with and without full stomach. When that happens, I’m confident that I won’t vomit but my stomach forces me to do so, my mouth gets filled with saliva which I have to swallow repeatedl...
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Never read about D-Limonene , food grade orange peel extract oil in gel tablet here. It helps and is a natural alternative to PPI's. In my case it has been superior to PPI's. After two years it came back briefly, ate to much great tastin...
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My doctor informed me after having an upper endoscopy done following upper abdominal pain that everything looked great, however, I did have to spots that were either yeast or food. I was so relieved that is was not cancer, etc., that I ...
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Hi All, I have following symptoms 1. Burping (even on empty stomach) 2. Feeling of something stuck at throat 3. Shortness of breath 4. Productive cough (i.e with sputum) Do I need to undergo endoscopy or is this a simple acid r...
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For about four days I've had painful swallowing, only when eating food. It is felt at the top of my esophagus. No fever or vomiting. What could this be?
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I have a 7 month old, whom has been hospitalized 1/2 of his life. He was in the NICU 3 days after he was born, and put on EleCare for GERD. Later put on Omeprazole, and then added Axid...tried Zantac in lieu of Axid, due to unavailabil...
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Is it possible to have a flare up of GERD? I was diagnosed with it about a year and half ago(had an endoscopy and colonoscopy)...never had any real symptoms except with alcohol use. But nevertheless was prescribed omeprasole(also have si...
madcha | Last answer
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Now before i start let me say i have been evaluated by a cardiologist and a pulmonologist, both said everything looks perfect. I recently saw a GI for my acid reflux and was given an endoscopy.The findings were a minor hiatal hernia and ...
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I wanted to share my LPR story, and hopefully begin a fresh thread for LPR sufferers. I have seen 100s of posts on regarding LPR, but found none by people that have actually cured their symptoms. If you are out there, please post replies...
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I'm almost 43, male, healthy, very fit and eat healthy (Mediterranean diet), exercise, don't drink, etc. but I've had stomach burning/indigestion that has been on and off for the last 1.5 years. It started in mid 2013 as I went through ...
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Hi everyone, new here can an acid reflux cause palpitations? I have palpitations minutes after eating but I don't have chest pains or anything, but I do have that sour/bitter taste. Any comments? Please?
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My doctor says I need the laparoscopic Toupet surgery. I have fears about what can happen after. I've heard you might not be able to burp, or throw up. Does this happen often. Can the surgery be undone and if it can, does the patient hav...
Mimikue | Last answer
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I have a reduced saliva production and I am worried... I also was told by my ENT that I might have GERD and that it is also causing my chronic sore throat (4 months). A pathologist and oral medicine especialist told me I have a reduced s...
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Hello, I fell hungry all the time. Even after having a good meal, after 2 hours, I'll feel hungry. If I don't eat then I have headache, right eye pain and will vomit. Sometimes even at night If I don't eat well, then the next morning I ...
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I'm 30, female, never any surgeries or major medical problems. For months and months now, I've been having weird symptoms on and off. Sometimes, I get this feeling where I"m not 'all there'. I've heard it called being 'derealization'...
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