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The baking soda test in the morning on an empty stomach , is

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The baking soda test in the morning on an empty stomach , is this a reliable test for testing low acid stomach. When youre gastrin serum level is normal , can you have low stomach acid?
Hello,
the baking soda test is not a reliable test for stomach acids. The results may vary and you cannot count on this test. You can have a normal gastrin level with low acid because there are other factors involved in the production of acid in the stomach.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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How can i be sure if i have low stomach acid. Which test can i ask my Internist to rule out low stomach acid.


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Rudi