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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Cowan
12 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Reflux or Impaction: It is possible that it is acid reflux. It is also possible that you have some food impacted in your esophagus. If there is something impacted in you ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
OTC omez: Try and over the counter proton pump inhibitor - they do dispense these : lanzor/omez etc take one a day for the whole pack, if not working consult he ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult Dentist: Esophageal reflux can cause dental and gum disease due to regurgitation of acid in the mouth especially at night time With bad breath taste and bleedi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, but...: Could also be some other cause for the symptoms. One's doctor can check. Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Antacids/PPIs: You can try antacids or ppi meds like Prilosec if you are not currently taking any. If you are and the symptoms of your reflux aren't improving then s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
May be blood: Its possible the chronic cough is traumatizing the airway and you indeed are tasting blood. In any event get a workup why the cough allergy, severe re ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPRD: Reflux up to the throat, or laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD), causes cough, throat clearing and the sense of a lump in the throat. Lightheaded ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid reflux: Prilosec does not stop reflux (stomach contents going backwards to the esophagus), it only stops acid production. Burping and tasting food are sympto ... Read More
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