I Have Gerd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    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
    36-40, F
    May 13, 2013

    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...
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2013

    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

    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...
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    2 Responses Mar 7, 2010


    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
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    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...
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    2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

    I went to the hospital today thinking I was

    having a heart attack. Last Thursday I had extreme pain on my right arm. Friday I had extreme pain on my left arm that radiated to my shoulder and chest. Saturday I had something cold to drink and my chest began to hurt so bad but went away like the other days. Today the same...
    Cherrios87 Cherrios87
    26-30, F
    Feb 7, 2016

    Does anyone find that constipation makes GERD

    worse? I had both last night and felt SO horrible!!!
    marinderso marinderso
    May 14, 2015

    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
    1 Response Oct 14, 2011

    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
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2014

    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
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2015

    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

    I have all the symptoms of GERD.

    I've had many tests done and they were all inconclusive. Sometimes after a big meal I regurgitate my food. It doesn't always happen and I can't figure out and specific trigger foods. It's very strange. I think it could be related to my binge eating. It's probably a psychological...
    DeliEP DeliEP
    2 Responses May 13, 2015

    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

    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, 2015

    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
    May 14, 2013

    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
    Jul 31, 2011

    I haven't had any tests done,

    but my genetic father had GERD. I've been getting heartburn and other symptoms for at least a year and it happens very often. Changing my diet didn't work, water fasting didn't work (I didn't think about food at all.), Not laying down until at least three hours after eating didn...
    JustSomeGuyontheInternet JustSomeGuyontheInternet
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2015

    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

    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...
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    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

    I am suffering from GERD

    and hiatus hernia from last 2 months . constant burping, excessive saliva and nauseousness and heartburn my life has become hell am on PPIs and my love life is about to finish. I always feel low at work . am only 24 .... can some help me because am a thin guy and I never had...
    lk55 lk55
    26-30, M
    Mar 15, 2016

    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
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    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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