GERD quiz: How much do you know about acid reflux treatment?

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Question 1 of 8

It's best to wait ________ hour(s) after eating dinner before going to bed.

  • Aone
  • Btwo
  • Cthree or more

Question 2 of 8

The drink that causes acid reflux more frequently is:

  • Awater
  • Bcoffee
  • Cmilk
  • Djuice

Question 3 of 8

If you're suffering from weight loss, having difficulty swallowing and getting occasional black stools, your doctor will most likely send you for an:

  • AUpper endoscopy
  • BUpper GI series
  • CAbdominal ultrasound
  • DAbdominal CT scan

Question 4 of 8

Medications that can be worsening my GERD symptoms include:

  • ABlood pressure medications
  • BAntibiotics
  • CCholesterol-lowering agents
  • DDiabetes medication

Question 5 of 8

If your doctor has already done an endoscopy to rule out cancer and told you it's OK to try over-the-counter GERD medications, you may be considering checking the medications out. The strongest over-the-counter medication available for GERD is:

  • ANexium
  • BPrilosec
  • CPepcid
  • DZantac

Question 6 of 8

If I have a hiatal hernia, I will one day develop GERD

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 7 of 8

If you have Barrett's esophagus, the best way to ensure you won't develop esophageal cancer is:

  • ATake my medication regularly
  • BGet frequent Upper GI series
  • CMake sure I am in an endoscopic surveillance program

Question 8 of 8

Once diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus, the chance that one will develop cancer of the esophagus is:

  • A1 percent
  • B10 percent
  • C50 percent
  • D95 percent