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Can reflux cause bronchitis

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It can ...: Because, it's actually possible for stomach contents(including stomach acid) to reflux up from the stomach into the back of the throat, and then inste... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Complex issues: Your chronic bronchitis is unusual in a non-smoker, but could conceivably result from aspiration of gastric acid from reflux esophagitis. See a GI ph... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Asthma and reflux : Asthma and reflux are usually chronic problems. Bronchitis and candida should not last long.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
?allergy: It could be allergy so ask your doctor to give you allergy medicine like Loratadine pill ,it may help you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Persistent illness: This indicates your asthma is still not well controlled. Review your symptoms and ongoing care with your MD. It might be helpful to have pulmonary fun... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Unknown: I cannot speak for your doctors, but many of my patients that have had a procedure wonder why they had to suffer for so many years before it was fixe... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Stiles
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Bronchitis vs reflux: You have asked a somewhat challenging question, to which the answer would be greatly aided by a detailed history and physical exam. However, I would s... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Maybe: If the reflux and GERD is causing stomach acid to “back up” from your stomach down your bronchial tubes, then your bronchitis and cough will continue ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
GERD Lung infect: Some with GERD get acid into lungs, and aggravate asthma. I would recommend putting the head legs of your bed on 8 inch blocks (Bed Bath Beyond) to s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
May be: Finish your penicillin course and if no change try an antacid.
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