GERD Acid reflux during pregnancy?


Topic: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), June 2000

Dr. Lee:
A viewer is 26 weeks pregnant and is having trouble with acid reflux causing throat burning and choking, usually at night during sleep. What can be done to help the problem?

Dr. Marks:
Please refer to my discussion on pregnancy and GERD. But particularly at night the things that will be effective are elevating the head of the bed, not eating or drinking before bed, and the use of Gaviscon.

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