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2 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
I have GERD and have times when I spit up copious amounts of frothy sputum. 1. what do you call that spitting up of so much frothy sputum ( about 1 full cup/hr) that can last for 2 days?. Regurgitation does not describe it well. I think its after I drink coffee etc.. I have had GERD for years. I...
1 0 Wed, 3 Jan 2018
I have GERD and recently had a EGD done and the report says, Esophageal body was grossly within normal limits. Scope was advanced to the level of the EG junction. Circumferential changes of grade 2 reflux were identified 38cm from the incisors No stricture as associated. Can you tell me what this...
2 1 Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Hi Dear, I m experiencing some symptoms like biter or sour taste in my mouth,teeth erosion,dry Mouth and some time eyes irritation. Doctor after Doctor, they. An not figure out what s the e,act cause.During my research online, I ve finally find that I might suffering from acid reflux...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2017
Sir i have 37 years old male i have a mild pain in my upper abdomin after food and lastig for hours .itested endoscopy and all tests but negative doctor dignosed as dyspepsyaand give two type of tabletbut no relief also prescribed fazigin.sir what is reason for pain pls replay
2 1 Thu, 30 Nov 2017
Good afternoon. I suffer from Gerd, but sometimes it causes swelling in the abdominal area,excessive vomiting ,and painful muscle spasms. I have had an endoscopsy, I have taken every kind of antacid med, proton pump inhibitors, etc. At this time nothing is working. I am about to see my...
3 2 Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Please help. I suffer from GERD, and as of the past two months, I ve been in seemingly endless uncomfortability. I ve been taking Nexium for a little while, but as of this past week, it has ceased to work. I had an endoscopy this week as well, which revealed absolutely nothing. I am as healthy as...
2 1 Thu, 2 Nov 2017
hi my mom was diagnosed with irritable bowel and GERD in Jan.She wants to know along with the constipation and cramping and bloating she has, why is she getting excrutiating pain in the lower stomach for about an hour as each bout of diarrhea is happening then it stops for ten min and starts all...
3 2 Wed, 18 Oct 2017
I have acid reflux, I also have other problems, I have been scheduled for a endoscopy, which I do not want. I have been getting heavy yellow phlemn. in addition i have a pacemaker and have had colon surgery. should i have this test. or can it be substituted by another test?
2 1 Thu, 12 Oct 2017
My husband has had a chronic cough for years, on and off. He now has been diagnosed with afib. He doesn’t believe the two are connected. I’m not so sure. He is on Metoprolol and Eliquis. Can he take Prilosec as an experiment? He wonders if he has GERD. He is 63 and otherwise quite healthy. Thank...
2 1 Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Hi, I have just recovered from typhoid fever around 2 weeks ago. During the checkup, the doctor diagnosed me with GERD as well. I have stop taking medication for the gastric. My question, I am having quite a persistent random pain on my stomach area. Is that normal after typhoid? How long does it...
2 1 Thu, 5 Oct 2017
My boyfriend has been vomiting intensely (not all day, but only a couple of times) and has been nauseaus. When he would try to drink something (ie: ginger ale) he gets repeated hiccups and the heartburn doesn t subside with tums or ginger root. He said it feels like acid reflux, but I was unsure...
2 1 Mon, 25 Sep 2017
I have been suffering with heartburn the last 3 weeks or so and it seems to be getting worse. So much so that occasionally it is so bad it makes me feel sick. I have been taking gaviscon which helps for a little while. I m also keeping away from acid food fried food etc. I also find bending over...
3 2 Mon, 18 Sep 2017
Hi I m jesi I would like to ask for the past 2 weeks I feel nauseous when talking or yawning I feel a tickle sensation and the throat feel nauseous it s so irritating as I m scared that I will vomit... I have GERD problem so I dunno this associated the nauseous feeling please explain a way ......
2 1 Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Sir I have acidity problems GERD and morning time acid reflux which is yellowish green in colour from almost 7-8 years. I have consulted may doctor but non of them diagnose me properly. I have gone through endoscopy 2 times. But is shows mild deudenitis. They are giving me Sompraz L Sompraz 40...
2 1 Fri, 11 Aug 2017
My son has all the symtoms of GERD. I know, I suffered this many years ago. He is driving cab and eating fatty foods and gaining weight. I ordered probiotics for him today and told him to go to Walgreens and get PrilosecOTC. I am looking for information here for him. What else can I do? He has no...
6 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
I am a diabled 51 y/o female RN (CAD,PAD, IDDM2 not e=well controlled at the moment, HTN, Obese,DES daughter w/hx of multiple Dermiod ovarian cysts including Left salpingoophrectomy, and likely familial polyposis of somekind with multiple body locations of non-cancerous cysts, 2010 dx of degen...
6 1 Mon, 29 May 2017
I I was diagnosed with GERD in 2006 and have been taking Prevacid 30 mg a day since then. In 2007, I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy. I have been waking up with brown saliva every day this week. Is there a reason for this and is it something to worry about?
2 1 Tue, 23 May 2017
I have been experiencing progressive hoarseness in my throat, raspy voice, deeper voice and a little dry cough. I have a nodule that showed up on my thyroid and will have a diagnostic test next week. I also have asthma and treat with Symbicort and Cromolyn Sodium inhalation therapy. I m actually...
2 1 Tue, 16 May 2017
Am desperate for something to stop my dry, non-productive cough associated with GERD. Took Omeprazole, it worked wonders for the cough but made me very dizzy. Holiday weekend is here, doctor failed to Rx me something else, I am desperate and miserable. Please help. Thank you.
54 1 Tue, 2 May 2017
Sure, I was told by my primary doctor that I have an auto immune problem and that my blood test levels were so high but that nothing could be done and that I will have it for the rest of my life. She told me this about 2 years ago and then forgot about it as she treated me over the 2 years as I...
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