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Can GERD cause palpitations, increased heart rate ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hello. I am wondering if GERD can cause palpitations, a raised heart rate, and episodes of feeling hot and sweating after a meal.
Doctor :   yeah many times
Doctor :   it can happen
User :   Even if Im not feeling any heartburn?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol
User :   No to any of those
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.
User :   Asthma, I use Advair 250mg and prilosec OTC
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
Doctor :   r u there??
User :   Can It cause these symptoms for several hours after eating? its been about 5 or 6 hours since i ate
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor for GERD
User :   Can It cause this for several hours after eating? It has been about 5 or 6 hours since I ate.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   r u there??
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.

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