FAQ Acid Reflux Disease
A: PPIs are usually given from 4 to 8 weeks.
If symptoms persist and endoscopy is often performed (a look-see down a fine tube with a light at the end).
H pylori can be detected from a blood, breath, faecal test or from a biopsy taken during endoscopy.
If H pylori present the main part of treatment is [...]
A: Prune Juice is quite acidic it would probally cause more pain before it can help the digestion so I doubt it would help. She could try eating more fiber friendly foods, frosted mini wheats, salads, or maybe eating prunes.
My husband has severe GERD and the more liquidy type things he ingests the worse [...]
I workout with heavy weight and less reps. That probably increases abdominal pressure and increases reflux, which causes the nauseating feeling and causes me to vomit. I was told that one of my esophageal sphincters is loose, and is letting food back up.
Well, I have 2 questions.
1. How the heck can I strengthen [...]
A: I had terrible heartburn for my entire pregnancy also, but I also had Reflux before I got pregnant. As far as at home rememedies, milk worked well for me, lots and lots of milk. On a side note, I gave birth to my daughter 3 weeks early and she was 10lbs. 9oz. [...]
What could it be?
A: Gall stones have strange traveling pains like that.
See a doc.
Q: Back pain between shoulder blades from trampoline?Okay, I was jumping on my friend’s new trampoline. I jumped and landed in a sitting position, when a shooting pain came across my upper back. Now when I do any kind of semi-vigorous movement [...]
I know that exercise help, diet, etc.
I want to know more about what surgeries are available.
A: There is a procedure performed usually laproscopically called a Nissen Fundoplication.
It can either be a full or partial wrap.
It is not stomach stapling.
They take the top part of the stomach called the fundus and wrap it around the [...]
A: Soda cracks or dry rusk biscuits or melba toast can work for nausea….most pregnant women use them for morning sickness. Flat ginger ale sipped slowly is also used.
There are 3 different herbal teas which can also help. One is chamomile tea, which is really soothing. Also try [...]
A: I didn’t have really bad heartburn, but my friend who was also pregnant the same time I was, did. Our doctor told her to drink something acidic like lemonade. You would think it would be the last thing to help relieve the heartburn, but it worked for her.
I used to drink milk, [...]
also have noticed an increase in vaginal discharge (sorry for TMI) and its egg white.
A: yes thats normal, i dont mean to be the bearer of bad news but in my experience it only gets worse, sorry. i use boots fruit flavoured indigestion relief.
Q: I have acid reflux and when I drink I get heartburn [...]
I also have really bad heartburn. I have had this since I was very young. I got an upper GI when I was 11, but nothing showed up.
Can someone please tell me what ALL the symptoms are of a stomach ulcer? Thanks.
A: Generally stomach ulcers show positive for heliobacter pylori or can be caused by [...]