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Hi, thanks for getting in touch. It's unlikely related to candida. Much more likely is that you've got a lax sphincter entering your stomach from the oeseophagus. I would ask that you seek a referral to see a gastroenterologist who should consider performing a test called manometry (where you have the pH tube through your nose into the gullet to test for acid reflux.) they can also perform other tests to see how well the sphincter is working. In the meantime apart from omeprazole (which could be upgraded to esomeprazole by your GP too) you should try putting a brick/thick book under the back feet (head end) of the bed so that you're sleeping at a slight angle, head higher than feet, this works extremely well. I hope that's helpful and that you feel better soon, all the very best.
Yes there are options, the first line of treatment would be literally what I said with regards ***** ***** medications, raising the head of the bed however there are surgical options for more advanced cases however as you can understand that's more of an undertaking and so generally we advise the above first.