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Bile reflux

sh33p
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Joined: Nov 2010

16 months post Roux en Y for gastric cancer. Doing well except for bile reguxing up into my esophagus. Nauseating and uncomfortable. Does any one have any suggestions that might help? Diane C.

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Tina Blondek
Posts: 1565
Joined: Nov 2009

Hello Diane and welcome. Congrats on a successful surgery! It sounds like you are having acid reflux. There are many over the counter meds out there to treat this. I would also suggest asking your dr. what he would prescribe. You take these meds before meals. Eat smaller meals throughout the day, and raise the head of your bed so you are not laying down flat. Hope this helps!
Tina in Va
Caregiver for Dad
Passed March 9, 2010
Esophageal Cancer

sh33p
Posts: 7
Joined: Nov 2010

I take prilosec. This is bile [I can tell from the taste] It's not acid reflux looking for help with that. Diane C.

tosenk
Posts: 2
Joined: May 2012

My father has the same problem.Has anyone has any suggestion to cure it? Thanks

GaryOlson
Posts: 18
Joined: Jun 2012

I've found Prevacid works for me. I also eat Triscuits for mild cases of acid reflux. When I can feel the reflux coming on eating Triscuits can be used as a preventative.

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