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can gerd cause post nasal drip

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Unquestionably: Diet. You are consuming empty calories, particularly the sweets. That is what is causing all your symptoms. Try it because it is cheap and will do no ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
Many things: Many diseases could cause those symptoms including viral, bacterial and fungal infections, sarcoidosis, wegener's granulomatosis, malignancy, rheumato ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reduce acid: You need a acid reducer or controller to reduce the acid production . Do note that reflux may cause gum and dental problem as well. Have you talked t ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Ph probe studies have shown that acid reflux from the stomach can reach the nasopharynx (area behind nose). You may go back on Aciphex (rabeprazole) t ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: You have two different problems. The allergic post nasal drip will be solved with Flonase in a few weeks. The reflux will take a few months and will ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: You can control gerd by small frequent meals, low fat foods, avoid caffeine beverages such as coffee and tea. Do not eat or drink within three hours o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, GERD: Can cause throat irritation. Get ENT specialist to consult. Medical and/or surgical resolution of your gerd will help your throat inflammation.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe sinuses? : I would get checked out for chronic sinus disease. That might by the cause of your symptoms.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection?: With sinus congestion, post nasal drip, fever, I would wonder if you have a sinus infection. You may need antibiotics, so see your doctor. In the mean ... Read More

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