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What causes acid reflux and constipation?

I have had heart burn every day for over a month. I m very constipated and fill like I should throw up after eating and heartburn always. I quit smoking and use a e cig but don t know if the heartburn started then. Big weight gain even before quitting smoking. I ve never had such a big bellie. High bellie. My mother died of ovarian cancer and 3 of her sisters had breast cancer. Very concerned
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

As first-line management, you can take antacids like Pantoprazole or Omeprazole for symptomatic relief. If symptoms persist you can consult a gastroenterologist and plan for an endoscopy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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