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Acid reflux

I have really bad acid reflux and its keeping me up. I'm 18wks 6 days pregnant. Is there anything I can take? I go to the doctors on the 17th but I just can't wait that long.

 
reigndrops12689

Asked by reigndrops12689 at 10:29 PM on Aug. 12, 2010 in Health

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  • Lemon juice worked for me for awhile. honestly. put some in a shot glass a down it. the acid will eat the reflux. I have also heard of mustard, but i have not tried that. GL and congrats!!
    rileymommy

    Answer by rileymommy at 10:32 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Tums were my best friend in my third trimester
    kaylan010

    Answer by kaylan010 at 10:30 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I have my son drink a little bit of water with baking soda, not sure if you can do that while pregnant. maybe you can look it up
    Kiter

    Answer by Kiter at 10:31 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • You should call the doctor's office. You can find lists of drugs online that are considered safe to take during pregnancy. Antacids or liquid ulcer meds are often given to pregnant women. You could also ask a pharmacist.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 10:32 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • i did not eat 3 hours before i went to bed. i tried to remain upright as long as possible after eating dinner. an after dinner walk is really nice : )
    tums can be a life saver :(
    i tried papaya enzyme, but it did not help me.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:33 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • When I was pregnant the doctor told me to use Mylanta.
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:34 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

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