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2 1 22 hours ago
I suffer from GERD several times a week and have muscle spasms in my legs while asleep only. I was taking Omeprazole sporadically when needed. I started taking Magnesium Glycinate supplaments and the spasms have ceased. I stopped Omeprazole after reading about their side effects and am now using...
2 1 5 days ago
When I was a kid I had terrible motion sickness and my doctor had me take milk of bismuth and coke syrup. Both worked great. Also, ginger. What is the down side if I tell my adult daughter to give one or more a try? She is having an acute gastritis attack and nothing the docs have given her work.
3 2 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
My name is David. Lately I ve been getting heartburn, from what I think is from a prescribe prescription.. So I stopped taking it. No heartburn, but the other day I had to walk maybe 2tenths of a mile to get picked up. I was in now hurry but I started to feel like the heartburn came back. After I...
2 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
I have a 15 year old daughter that spent the day in the er with severe abdominal pains. The er dr diagnosed her with gastritis. prescribed her Famotidine. This was yesterday. She is still in alot of discomfort. The pharmaacist told her she could take Tums and Gasx. Is there anything we can do for...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Have two days with heart burn at least I think thats what it is , it started when I had eaten a taco with siriacha hot sause it felt like it when down slowly and hurting, but everytime I swalow anything and even when I dont, ithing I got some fever from going thru the paint.would like to know if...
2 1 Mon, 25 Jun 2018
.I have has acid reflux and gerd from scleroderma for years. Tight throat causes me to purge my food back up. Nexium is only drug that works. Taken it for 18 years,NOW. They say it causes kidney failure. I am on dialysis now and Nexium ie time released. Dialysis cleans all meds out if your blood....
3 2 Wed, 13 Jun 2018
My doctor took me off Prilosec and put me on Omerprazole. This new medication is not working. Then he put me on another medication Rabeprazole......this gave me pains in my stomach, my heart felt like it was racing and I was constipated all the time. I took myself off this med and went back to my...
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Hi, this is akhtar ihave sever gastritis problems and night time gases are formed which i feel uneasy and i start taking from today gas tablet neopride total it is combination of levosulpride 75 and Rabi prazol 20mg and taking normaxin tablet three times one hour before meal my age is 58 years
7 2 Mon, 28 May 2018
Foggy thinking, diarrhea, fatigue, sensitivity to sun, loss of appetite ,weight loss, abdominal pain, hair loss, bloating, night sweats, chills, hot flashes, headaches, poor circulation, loss of breath. I do have GERD and had surgery for my chiari malformation and had my gallbladder removed (no...
2 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
my dad is 83 years old. he has had a light ran down his throat. they said he has GERD. he takes meds for it but is not getting much better, when he gets up in the morning he said his stomach hurts and feel s like he is going to throw up. He says he sleeps good. By lunch time he is feeling better....
3 2 Wed, 16 May 2018
I am newly diagnosed with colitis and started on Apriso a moth ago. I am having Esophagitis that I believe is triggered by it. Are there any hints about taking the medication that prevents this and is there any suggestions for the discomfort that does not interact with the Apriso.
2 1 Sun, 22 Apr 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...
4 3 Mon, 26 Feb 2018
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 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...
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...
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...
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