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What are the Signs of Acid Reflux?
What are the Signs of Acid Reflux?
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Acid reflux is a condition in which the acid in the stomach backs up into the esophagus. The tube connecting the throat and stomach is called the esophagus or food pipe. If you have an occasional problem with acid reflux, then you need not worry, as this condition can usually be caused by eating or drinking excessive amounts.

Due to increased pressure in the stomach, the valve of the food pipe opens, due to which acid reflux starts. There are some conditions, which increase the pressure in the stomach like overeating, obesity and spicy food etc.

People who have normal body weight and do not eat spicy food at all, then they can definitely have acid reflux problems due to spicy food, obesity and eating excessive amount of food. Acid reflux causes heartburn , food coming back into the throat (regurgitation), bad taste in the mouth, chest pain, hoarseness and feeling of other discomfort in the throat.

Doctors test this condition on the basis of the patient's symptoms and his previous medical condition, apart from this some tests can also be done to test During the test, tests like X-ray and endoscopy of the stomach and food pipe can be done and in addition a 24-hour probe study can also be done. To control the condition, the doctor may prescribe certain medications such as antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and in some cases, surgery may also be required.

There are also some home remedies for acid reflux, which include changes in lifestyle, diet and other habits. Acid reflux causes many other problems such as asthma , cough , swelling and irritation in the lungs and swelling and redness in the larynx

When the acid present in the stomach moves up into the esophagus located above the stomach, this condition is called acid reflux. The esophagus is also called the food pipe, this tube connects the throat and stomach to each other. During acid reflux, the taste of food or sour liquid coming from the stomach is felt as well as a burning sensation in the chest

What are the symptoms of acid reflux? Symptoms of acid reflux may include the following:

  • Heartburn (in this condition a burning sensation starts between the throat and the stomach, which starts especially after a meal)
  • Esophagitis (inflammation and pain in the esophagus )
  • Bad breath
  • Flatulence and belching
  • Falling sick (or feeling sick)
  • Pain and/or trouble swallowing
  • Spitting up suddenly
  • Feeling of lump in throat
  • Worsening of dental disease
  • Frequent lung infections ( also called pneumonia )
  • Long sinus be
  • Sore throat feeling after waking up in the morning
  • Long pain in the neck to be
  • Laryngitis or hoarseness
  • Swollen gums come
  • Bugs in teeth loss

When should you see a doctor?

There are some conditions that indicate a more serious problem and should be seen by a doctor immediately, such as:

  • Pain in chest
  • Throat felt like something stuck in
  • Difficulty swallowing or pain (feeling like food is stuck in the throat)
  • Weight loss (the cause of which is not known)
  • Bleeding ( vomiting blood or blood In the stool )

Internal medicine in Abu Dhabi

Adam and Eve Specialized Medical Centre provides treatment for acid reflux and relieve symptoms caused by acid reflux. Book an appointment with our internal medicine specialist now.