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Can alcohol consumption lead to death in a patient with acid reflux?

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Dr. Ivo Ditah

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Posted on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I’ve had acid reflux for 2-3 years. Flare up right now. Will drinking alcohol kill me?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Drinking alcohol will not kill you but will make the symptoms worse. My advice would be to reduce this to lowest volumes possible if you are unable to stay away from alcohol fully.

I hope this helps. I wish you well.
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