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Regurgitation

Also known as Sour taste in mouth, Bad breath, and Halitosis

Regurgitation or regurgitate can refer to:

Source: Wikipedia

What causes it?

The most common causes of regurgitation are gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), gastritis, and urinary tract infection. Other possible causes, such as intestinal disease, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with regurgitation, 38% report having sharp abdominal pain, 29% report having nausea, and 29% report having vomiting.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with regurgitation often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, urinalysis, glucose measurement, kidney function tests, intravenous fluid replacement, electrolytes panel and x-ray computed tomography .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with regurgitation include chlorpromazine (thorazine), atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine, hyoscyamine (a-spas), saccharomyces boulardii lyo (florastor), chlordiazepoxide / clidinium, glucagon, lactobacillus acidophilus (dofus), calcium polycarbophil (fibercon), calcitonin, amylases / cellulase / endopeptidases / lipase, bismuth subcitrate potassium/metronidazo/tcn, naphazoline-pheniramine ophthalmic and procyclidine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for regurgitation include .

Age

< 1 years
0.8x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
0.9x
15-29 years
1.0x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
1.1x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
1.0x
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