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GERD Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • Most milder cases (once or twice a week) of acid reflux or heartburn can be treated at home.
  • Try diet changes and OTC antacids

When you may need a provider

  • Acid reflux or heartburn more than twice a week
  • Moderate to severe symptoms

Emergency Care

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Call 911 or go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feeling lightheaded or dizzy
  • Black tarry stool
  • Vomiting

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All treatments for GERD
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