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can acid reflux cause lump in throat feeling

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Throat irritation : Could be throat irritation secondary to the tube place on your throat for doing the surgery for the general anesthesia/ breathing machine used .
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic so ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You likely have reflux on your vocal cord and it does not require that much acid to cause your throat to be inflamed. I suspect that you need to clea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible LERD: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Color of lump?: It is hard to say since we don't know what this lump looks like. However reflux can cause the lymph tissue at the back of the throat to enlarge from t ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Must change diet : Medication by itself will do nothing. It must be accompanied by strict diet modification. Avoid all acids including coffee, tea and soda. Do not eat o ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: This is quite common with advanced reflux. It causes a foreign body sensation in the back of the throat which is called globus. It will take at least ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: Possibly silent acid reflux which is increased by stress. Suggest you see an ENT to check it out.

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