Symptoms It starts with a burning sensation in your throat or chest after a large meal. Whether you call it heartburn, acid indigestion or acid reflux, the discomfort occurs when stomach acid or undigested food come back up into your throat, causing irritation of the esophagus and the stomach lining. Other symptoms may include: Upper abdominal painRegurgitation of food or sour liquidSensation of a lump in your throatDry, persistent cough or laryngitisDisrupted sleepSymptoms that worsen … [Read more...] about Acid Reflux: Symptoms, Causes, Relief
Shirley Temple warned us, “If you eat too much, you’ll awake with a tummy ache. But when is abdominal pain serious enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room? Hi, I’m Dr.Fisher, ER Physician here locally at Elite Care 24 Hour Emergency Room in League City. Quite often patients arrive at the ER complaining of a pain in their stomach. Sometimes the cause of this pain is serious enough to warrant a visit to us and other times perhaps a doctor’s visit could have been avoided. When … [Read more...] about Abdominal Pain
As a parent, sometimes it can be difficult to know when a trip to the emergency room is needed. When your child is sick, injured, or suffering in any way, our natural instinct as parents is to do everything we can for them immediately. But, when do these instances require an emergency room visit? Sore throats or minor burns, for instance, can be handled by a child’s primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Quite often the best thing to do is to pick up the phone and call your … [Read more...] about When Should You Take Your Kids To The Emergency Room?