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

Question 1 of 8

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

Aone
Btwo
Cthree or more
Aone
Btwo
Cthree or more
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Question 2 of 8

The drink that causes acid reflux more frequently is:

Awater
Bcoffee
Cmilk
Djuice
Awater
Bcoffee
Cmilk
Djuice
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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
AUpper endoscopy
BUpper GI series
CAbdominal ultrasound
DAbdominal CT scan
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Question 4 of 8

Medications that can be worsening my GERD symptoms include:

ABlood pressure medications
BAntibiotics
CCholesterol-lowering agents
DDiabetes medication
ABlood pressure medications
BAntibiotics
CCholesterol-lowering agents
DDiabetes medication
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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
ANexium
BPrilosec
CPepcid
DZantac
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Question 6 of 8

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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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
ATake my medication regularly
BGet frequent Upper GI series
CMake sure I am in an endoscopic surveillance program
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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
A1 percent
B10 percent
C50 percent
D95 percent
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