HI, I'm new to this board, but not to the forums. My husband has a disease so I"m on that board a lot. However, I do have gerd (at least I think I still do, it goes away...)
I take a tums sometimes to help ease the heartburn. My dr. prescribed me on protonix - loved it- but when I wanted a refill - she said "take prilosec otc for 2 weeks & if it persists, see a gastro" - I didn't want to so I took the prilosec for a while - and then tums when needed.
Bread sometimes helps w/ the burning - but it has to be soft or else it feels like it gets "stuck" in the chest.
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