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Heartburn

Also called: GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Acid Reflux, Esophageal Reflux

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Heartburn is a burning discomfort that is generally felt in the chest just behind the breastbone. The burning sensation results when harsh stomach...
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A description of your symptoms may be all a doctor requires to diagnose heartburn, but sometimes additional testing may be necessary. The esophagus...
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This is actually not common. I looked at the literature to see if there was any type of drug interaction and there is not. I would advise calling...
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I am concerned that you have "serious" heartburn as frequently as you described and would like to know if you have been evaluated by a...
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This is an interesting request. I would need to ask you a few more questions because there really isn’t any "home remedy" for heartburn. I...
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This is a good question because there are a few probiotics on the market that are helpful with the symptoms of IBS. Some patients may be treating...
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Due to the fact that you have tried some over-the-counter medications and it has been three days and you do not have any relief, not able to drink or...
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This is a great question you can ask your pharmacist since we know about over-the-counter products as well. Pepcid AC is for the relief of heartburn...
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Can I ask why you are taking four ibuprofen a day and if you were advised to do so by a doctor or health care provider? How long have you been taking...
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Actually both foods can contribute to heartburn and may actually make it worse. When treating heartburn, we always recommend non-pharmacological...
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This is a great question. When patients come in or consumers and ask me about heartburn, as a pharmacist I have to ask them a few questions, to find...
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That is a possibility. In some cases, vitamins are recommended to be taken on an empty stomach, but it does cause sometimes heartburn or people feel...
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This is a great question, I do get asked about these common wives' tales, and unfortunately there is no data, they have never been studied, and...
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The key to enjoying cookouts is to know what foods agree with you. If grease bothers you, stick with grilled foods or vegetables. Instead of...
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Unfortunately, most cancers of the esophagus are detected too late to be treated effectively. By the time cancer-related symptoms of chest pain...
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