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I Have Gerd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    Does Your Gerd Make You Buuuuurrrppp

    I get the bouts of belching usually in the evenings and the morning. I was told a few years ago that I have GERD when I went to the doctor complaining of heartburn. For the past year I have been burping several times a day for several minutes straight. Does this happen to anyone...
    looking4bustygirl looking4bustygirl 31-35, M Aug 16, 2013

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    Into Medication Again

    I've been treated with GERD until last year of January (2008)... then it came back again..after almost couple of months of ignoring, today i finally made up my mind and went to see my Doctor.. he again  gave me 3 types of medicines to take nexium 40mg 1xaday and the other...
    magicaldoll magicaldoll 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    So, I've been on a PPI

    for my GERD for 3 months and am just now encountering normalcy. I thought I'd try a Chai Tea Latte with Soy milk (I can tolerate soy) because miss my Starbucks and cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory spice so I thought I'd be safe. It was a no-go. My insides crippled in pain...
    marinderso marinderso 26-30 8 hrs ago

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    Newly Diagnosed!

    Hi all, I am recently diagnosed and have been experiencing some weird symptoms - I am often finding that I am having bouts of nausea, extreme anxiety and facial tingling and/or jaw pain. Normal BP... Any thoughts? Please help - this is scary.
    xxamberromancexx xxamberromancexx 26-30, F Sep 11, 2012

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    It's RPG, Actually

    Not many people know about gerd, at least that's the case here. When you say "It's just flu", people immediatly nodded and pat your back. They know what you mean. Or when you say "He is suffering because of thyphus", they shake their head sadly. But can you imagine telling people...
    Airlangga Airlangga 18-21 May 14, 2013

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    New Treatment For Gerd

    Hi , I have sufferd a lot from acid and stomch pain .. Heartburn.. Etc I searched a lot untill i found the new treatment for GERD I am not sure if many people know about it nowadays .. Anyway i was about to go through it but it seems that i do not need it for now .. So this is...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    Gerd After Gallbladder Removal

    I had my gallbladder out in October 2009,two years ago now.  I suffered a stomach ulcer a few months before then.  That was a nightmare and I went in hospital,on drips etc.  My stomach had just healed when I had the gallstone problem and gallbladder out.  Anyway I have...
    charlibudgie charlibudgie 46-50 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    Yesterday's Tense Stomach And Stress Is Today's Health Problem

    From the time I was young, I've had a strong gag reflex. There is nothing worse than brushing your teeth and then gagging and having to brush your teeth again. Well overtime erosion of my esophagus took place. Wanna know more? See Below..... What is GERD? Gastroesophageal...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 Jul 31, 2011

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    I have no idea if this really has anything to

    do with anxiety, and I also have no idea if it's asthma or some other medical thing, hoping someone here can help me since I'm so worried and I'm in such a panic over this. Could it be GERD? I often have bad stomach pains/gas/acid reflux, sometimes have trouble swallowing. I...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    No Relief!

    I have recently started to get prescription drugs for my acid reflux. Unfortunately, my insurance will not approve any of them!! I have asked for Nexium, Prevacid, and Aciphex, but they will not approve any of them! And when I'm not on any medication, I can't eat because the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Since High School

    When I was in high school I used to wake up in the middle of the night because I was having a dream that something weird and hot was like in my throat or something. I guess I was having heartburn in my sleep and since even though I had heard of heartburn I wasn't really sure...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 13, 2012

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    Please someone help me with my gerd.

    .. It's sooooo painful and I don't know what to do to make it better it's scatting me silly xxx please any one xx
    mrsdrof mrsdrof 31-35, F Mar 13, 2014

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    How to deal with GERD.

    Past month and a half I have been severely nauseous and have no appetite at all. It's caused me to losing 18 pounds in 3 weeks! I have really bad indigestion and heartburn also. Just want to know if you guys have the same
    Sasssyy Sasssyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Why Must I Have This?

    I was wrongly diagnosed with post nasal drip, and allergies after I noticed that I had white patches in the back of my throat and felt a lump every time I swallowed. After 3 years and a few doctors, someone was able to tell me that I had severe reflux disease. I hate this...
    jlance988 jlance988 31-35, F May 13, 2013

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    Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

    gerd sucks. i have heartburn all the time. from my bellybutton clear up to the tip of my tongue. i take otc pepcid ac which helps me the most. i have tried a multitude of medications both otc and rx. the worst is when it comes on in the middle of the night. i literally wake up...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Please Respond To My Gerd 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. It would be for people who raise the head of their bed for purposes of reducing acid reflux symptoms. I have the head of my bed lifted by...
    LucasNCSTATE LucasNCSTATE 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    I have Gerd and it terrifies me,

    can you guys tell me your symptoms ? My left arm hurts some with it and I'm terrified it's my heart :-(
    Allaboutme1981 Allaboutme1981 31-35, F Mar 5

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    Herbal Medicine Cured My Gerd

    DEAR FRIENDS, now i may be the happiest person in this world.because my gerd is now cured by an indian herbal named MEDICINAL ARROW ROOT.i got it from an old ayurvedic person...it may be a rare medicine.i can understand the sufferings of gerd.so i can help all gerd patients...
    NIKHILVALAYIL NIKHILVALAYIL 26-30 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    WHY!!

    I'm 15 and have had acid reflux since I can remember Only about a year ago it started getting worse. I am on the highest dose of herd medicine I can take, I sleep raised up and watch my diet. Even with all that I still have gastritis, constant heartburn, and vomiting. A lot if...
    mariahcox mariahcox 16-17 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Nothing Stops It...

    Here's what I hate about GERD....no one can tell me what's wrong with me. And they always tell me I'm too young to be having heartburn that's as severe as mine is. I have had an interesting journey these past three years since I've had GERD. When I started having GERD, it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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