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I Have Acid Reflux

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    It bugs the hell outta me! What foods should I avoid and what causes yours?
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 23

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    Its Annoying - I have had it ever since i was 3 and now i am 14 it acts up when ever it wants and i hate it
    1LilLefty 1LilLefty 13-15, M Aug 19, 2013

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    In the Emergency Room I Was Old I Must Be Using Hard Drugs - But the symptoms I was having were actually due to acid. I've enver tocuhed hard drugs in my life and was rather...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Oct 29, 2007

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    I Found a Solution to My Problem and it worked!!! - I have/had suffered with acid refux for over 15 years now. Not on a daily occurance but enough to be a pain. I finally found...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25, 2008

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    Horrible - it all started the summer of my freshman yr of high school i starting throwing up pure brown acid at night ( i know thats really gross! ) and getting really sick not...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Aug 30, 2008

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    No Problem Overseas - Whenever I travel I do not need to take any meds or over the counter 'stuff'. At home I'm in misery every night and sometimes days. Wonder if there's an...
    chlovis chlovis 61-65 2 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    Acid Reflux - i used to get reflux about three times a year since i was 21 and had no idea what it was as it was too irregular for me to go to a doctor, so i had no idea of what...
    uranus33 uranus33 46-50 May 15, 2010

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    Try This To Stop Acid Reflux....no Cost -  Hi everyone, Like many men, in late fall/early winter my acid reflux would flare up. I used to use Prilosec. The generics were...
    lovelife2themax lovelife2themax 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    I just threw up and it went back down.... Taste like chicken, hmmm I wonder.....😏😖😷
    13tides31 13tides31 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Can'T Sleep...Too Much Pain - I have, what I've been told is acid reflux. Upon reflection, I've had it my whole life and don't know why. When I was 2 years old I had a double...
    wisogkso wisogkso 46-50 Apr 23, 2013

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    Acid Reflux? - I have been told by my GI doctor that I have a mild inflamed stomach. I have had an acid taste in my mouth that burns my tongue for 18 mo. then about 3 months ago I...
    char50 char50 51-55 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    I Have Acid Reflux (gerd) Too - I'm a 65 year old male with acid reflux.   It seems to be getting worse.   If I eat at 6:00 PM, I have to stay up until midnight...
    rollandh rollandh 61-65, M 5 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    Trying Something Here - After being hospitalized numerous times due to too much acid, i am done with western medicines. I started taking traditional chinese medication and...
    xksinz xksinz 31-35, F Oct 24, 2013

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    EEWWW... - When the ENT did his stupid test the other day he said I had damage to my vocal cords from acid reflux. I’m guessing this was from pregnancy as I spent all three...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    Please Respond To My Acid Reflux Question - I have had GERD since birth. I am a NC State design student doing a project based on designing a bed that can slope itself mechanically...
    LucasNCSTATE LucasNCSTATE 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    I Was 21... - I was 21 when my doctor told me I have acid reflux, and that I've probably had it my whole life. A few months later, when I was 22, I had an endoscopy to...
    chancesbreathe chancesbreathe 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Burning Acid Refux - i have suffered form acid reflux all my life   i use Nexium  which has really helped me  it really works for me? If you are interested i...
    kafka500 kafka500 31-35, M Apr 16, 2010

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    Scared Of Getting Barrett'S - I was just recently dx with gerd I'm a former smoker who just quit. I so affraid of getting Barrett's esophagus Im still trying to figure out my...
    Gerdgal Gerdgal 31-35, F 3 Responses May 2, 2013

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    Pretty Sure I Have Reflux, Going To Doctor's Soon - Since last month, I've been experiencing a burning sensation starting from my stomach that creeps up to my chest. If I lie down...
    LiesAreEntertainment LiesAreEntertainment 22-25 Dec 2, 2012

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    Here I Sit - at one in the morning with a bout of aid reflex. The pressure sits there and keeps building and building. I have take a pill, but it has yet to kick in. I hope it does...
    Learsmall Learsmall 51-55, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Gerd It Sucks! - I have recently developed this problem and it's driving me crazy.  Half of the time I feel like I am having a heart attack.  I experience chest pains, pressure...
    nina0409 nina0409 41-45 2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    I Have Polyps In The Stomach Walls - Went for a scope 3 months ago. Doctor found small polyps on my stomach wall. Apparently omeprazole causes them. I have stopped taking...
    xksinz xksinz 31-35, F Oct 24, 2013

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    I've Had Acid Reflux For a Week - I've had Acid Reflux for a week now I've taken heartburn mixture and it works then when I eat or drink it comes back a i cough with it . What can...
    wwechick2009 wwechick2009 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Nexium - Thanks to nexium 40mg I no longer suffer from heartburn and acid reflux. I tried about 4 other meds that didnt work. Thank you whoever you are the inventer of nexium.
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    This Is My Story. - First the basics. I have had stomach trouble all my life, and GERD proper since I was twelve. When I was fourteen, I had to quit schooling from the...
    IAmLightning IAmLightning 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    My Acid Reflux Cured! - I have been suffering from reflux for over three years now. I used to get so bloated that I could barely breath. A lot of dizziness too. For a long time I...
    jonmc jonmc 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    Im Too Young To Have Acid Reflux Disease. - I am only 18 and I have acid reflux disease. I take prevacid everyday and I eat tums after I eat and when I got to be I take peptobismal...
    gymcheer1218 gymcheer1218 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    I have severe acid reflux and have been through all the differentacid reducers and proton pump inhibitors. Nowdoc has me on hi dose of 300mg of zantac, but I'm still have issues...
    jdavis39 jdavis39 36-40, F Jan 19

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    Acid Reflux Makes Me Puke! - Yeah, about a month after I turned 30 I developed acid relflux. I was throwing up so much I thought i was pregnant! I wasn't, and my doctor...
    palepinkchick palepinkchick 31-35, F Jun 6, 2010

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    Stomach Madness - My story started about two and a half years ago.  I got some pain in my ribs and was prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs.  I started being sick and had a stomach...
    charlibudgie charlibudgie 46-50 Oct 11, 2011

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    What An Annoying Disease - I was diagnosed with GERD like about 5 years ago but who knows how long ive been suffering from it probably longer than that. I never took any medicine...
    cindy252 cindy252 22-25, F Aug 26, 2012

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    Woke About - an hour ago with the burning at the back of my throat. I tried to ignore it, but it was to bad to just lay there. I have been awake and have taken one of the antacids...
    Learsmall Learsmall 51-55, M Nov 11, 2013

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    What??????? - I'm suddenly awaked 2am.  Feeling strange.  Horrible pain in my chest.  What is this?  Don't know.  Get up and walk floor.  Half hour...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F Aug 24, 2008

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    Hell - It all started about four months ago when I took a vitamin before bed and it seemed like the pill wouldnt go down. It was like a lump was stuck in my throat. That whole...
    123maria 123maria 18-21 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    I've Had Acid Reflux For a Week - I've had Acid Reflux for a week now I've taken heartburn mixture and it works then when I eat or drink it comes back a i cough with it . What can...
    wwechick2009 wwechick2009 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    Acid Reflux Has Greatly Affected My Life - I am 22 years old, I was diagnose shortly after I turned 21 when they did an endoscopy and discovered that I have barrett's esophagus...
    germeyer germeyer 22-25 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    I Have It Again, The Last One Lasted 8weeks! -  ...
    icktummy icktummy 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Burning the Midnite Oil - ouccchhhhh!!!  i have the worst acid reflux.  it makes me cough, gag, eyes water, have hiccups, and stomach cramps.  in the past, i have...
    SierraStJames SierraStJames 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Re:Acid Reflux - I had that when I was pregnant with Kate. Sucks.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    Not Working - I have been diagnosed with acid reflux. However I don't have a lot of what other people have like not being able to sleep, in matter of fact when I go to sleep and...
    acidm77 acidm77 46-50 May 6, 2013

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    Genetics - My dad has had problems with acid reflux for as long as I could remember. I never really knew what it was when I was a kid though. Then my older brother started having...
    DelectaBit DelectaBit 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Have - I have grade 4 and hate it. It's painful and so uncomfortable. Medicine helps. I doesn't make it go away. But it helps. I've tried about everything on the market, over the...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Jul 15, 2013

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    Acid Reflux Has Criple My Life - I have suffered with acid reflux over 10 years. I have taken all type of priscription drugs for 10 years.  The past few years medication...
    Galgal Galgal 51-55 2 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    Sloped Bed For People With Acid Reflux - I have had GERD since birth. I am a NC State design student doing a project based on designing a bed that can slope itself mechanically...
    LucasNCSTATE LucasNCSTATE 22-25, M Mar 11, 2013

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    Possible Correlation Between Acid Reflux And Seasonal Allergies - Ok, so I have had acid reflux for about 1 1/12 years. I have studied every cure available. I did try the meds...
    AnnetteA AnnetteA 51-55, F Oct 1, 2013

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    And It Gets Worse.. - During the end of summer vacation, I battled Acid Reflux for the first time in my life (that I'm aware of). It took only a week or two for me to feel better...
    IShalllGetBetter IShalllGetBetter 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    Uncomfortable - With my acid reflux, I feel it in my stomach most of the time. There always a burning sensation in my stomach that creeps up into my throat. I recently have asked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 15, 2009

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    Questions - Hello Everyone, been looking for a group like this. I was diagnosed with acid reflux and anxiety in late August of last year.....but the thing is, I don't have the...
    LadyMortensen LadyMortensen 51-55 May 12, 2009

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    I take 300mg of ranitidine twice a day to keep symptoms at bay. This works well for me and the pills can be found cheaply with a little effort. Currently I buy a 65 count bottle at...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Apr 5

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    I have found that drinking a little baking soda in water helps my reflux when I have it during those in between times(times when it is not yet time to take my next zantac). My dad...
    jdavis39 jdavis39 36-40, F Jan 26

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    Acid Reflux Is Painful - I've been having acid reflux for two years now.It all started when I wasn't eating regularly for a week. One day, I won't be eating the whole day. The next...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    Heart Burn (acid Reflux) - I have had it for about 10  years.  I was living on Tums for a long time until they didnt work.  I now take RX for it which helps so much...its almost...
    happytazmania happytazmania 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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