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. Hospital offers class on refluxCommunity Hospital will present Stop Reflux at its Source from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the hospital, 901 MacArthur Blvd.
After nine days in the hospital, she was sent home with three medicines, a machine to monitor her breathing and a diagnosis of severe reflux.
The lawsuit says Idlewild administrators failed to handle her son’s acid reflux, esophagitis and food allergies properly.
Michelle Dewey, his partner, suspected acid reflux, not the stage IV pancreatic cancer that he’s been treated for ever since.
These accidental bactericides included proton-pump inhibitors such as omeprazole (used to treat acid reflux), calcium-channel blockers (to lower blood pressure), antihistamines, painkillers and antipsychotics.
Sherrill noted her weight loss and asked to be referred to a reflux specialist.
In some severe situations, nausea and acid reflux can interfere with your ability to eat a good diet throughout the pregnancy.
The acid-reflux drug omeprazole (Prilosec) has no effect.
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First Known Use of reflux
REFLUX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reflux for English Language Learners
medical : a backward flow of the contents of the stomach into the esophagus that causes heartburn
medical Definition of reflux
- damage to the esophageal mucous membrane when gastric acid refluxed into the esophagus
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