Diagnosis of Acid Reflux.

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Doctors will diagnose acid reflux in general cases based on the patient’s history and symptoms. However, doctors may consider other special tests if the cause is not clear or the symptoms are not clear. Such as gastrointestinal endoscopy, esophageal motility test, gastrointestinal system examination, etc. body

Treatment of acid reflux

Lifestyle changes may help alleviate symptoms. Such as eating the right amount of food, maintaining a normal weight. And avoiding going to bed immediately after eating. UFABET

In addition, in some cases, it may be necessary to use medications together. Such as antacids ,  H2 Blockers, and Proton Pump Inhibitors. Which are both drugs that patients can buy themselves. And drugs that must be used under the supervision of a doctor only. The doctor will consider the type of drug as appropriate.

If treatment with lifestyle changes and medication is ineffective, the doctor may consider surgical repair of the esophageal sphincter muscle, or in cases where the patient is overweight, the doctor may consider weight loss surgery.

Complications of acid reflux

Acid reflux often affects daily life because the acid’s effect irritates the esophagus and respiratory organs, making it difficult to swallow, causing pain or bleeding in the esophagus. It may also cause esophageal stenosis, which may trigger asthma and chronic coughing. There is also risk of esophageal cancer due  to changes in the cells in the esophagus. However, at present, it is still rare.