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Heartburn can cause nausea yes?

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Chemistria Fri 25-Nov-16 23:14:57

Just a quick thread, it's not massively urgent but just want to know this is heartburn (I should know , on my second pregnancy now but everyone seems to describe it differently)

I used to just describe it as feeling a hot burning in your upper chest/ throat and if you burped it's likely liquid or food would come up (yuck) I drank shitloads of Gaviscon last pregnancy and also this one so far.

But 2 weeks ago I had an awful sickness and D bug which had me admitted to hospital for severe dehydration overnight, anyway since then my heartburn seems to be accompanied by nausea all the time which is freaking me out as I'm scared of being sick again.

Is this normal? I literally take Gaviscon with me everywhere now as as soon as I eat or drink anything I can feel that acidic feeling and always feel sick too , the G does seem to help but just checking this is heartburn.

Whatsername17 Fri 25-Nov-16 23:20:02

I had heartburn much earlier with this pregnancy than my first. It does make me feel sick and burp a lot. In fact, it's a mix of heartburn and acid reflux. The only think that settles it for me are Rennies. I can't use gaviscon as it makes me feel sick.

Chemistria Sat 26-Nov-16 05:01:44

Oh I thought heartburn and acid reflux was the same. Maybe I have both then as I definitely get acid coming up! I also had it a lot earlier this time.

raviolidreaming Sat 26-Nov-16 11:09:48

I burp, retch, and feel nauseous with heartburn and acid reflux. I'm now on acid suppressants (Ranitidine) from the GP though 😊

Dueindecember2016 Sat 26-Nov-16 17:35:26

I use the 2 in 1 sachets by gaviscon. They work a treat for me... along with half a pint of milk at 3am smile

BreatheDeep Sat 26-Nov-16 18:06:41

I get acid reflux and it definitely makes me feel sick. Mostly at 2am so I can't sleep.

raviolidreaming Sat 26-Nov-16 18:43:17

I cannot recommend Ranitidine enough. One tablet lasts twelve hours so easily sees me through the night. Admittedly, I still don't sleep because I can't get comfortable / get too hot / need a million wees, but at least I'm not being strangled from the inside by my own stomach acid during the night anymore!

Chemistria Sat 26-Nov-16 22:39:41

Thanks all, least I know it's normal! ravioli gosh that sounds awful I don't have it that bad but if it gets worse I will go to the docs, I've had a curry tonight and already ripped open a couple of sachets of G. Advance to prepare.

SarahOoo Sun 27-Nov-16 11:01:04

I thought acid reflux was 'heartburn' too...will now be googling the difference! My acid reflux really makes me feel sick, eating and not being remotely close to hungry helps. I'm 20 weeks and get nausea still but I'm been 10 days clear of sickness woo!

SpinALittleFaster Sun 27-Nov-16 13:39:10

I believe acid reflux is different as it doesn't necessarily cause any pain in your chest. I've been suffering since very early on and find the gaviscon dual action tablets work best for me.

Chemistria Sun 27-Nov-16 23:02:52

Sarah that's good! Think my sickness eased about then although hard to tell as I was on Cyclizine.

Spin I think actually maybe I've just got acid reflux then as I don't have pain at all just a hot feeling when I can feel it coming up my throat.

Only 7 weeks of pregnancy left but I might ask for Gaviscon on repeat prescription as I'm buying so much of it.

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