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What is bile and why do I get it in my throat when I lay down

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Dig. aid, u shouldn': Bile is a digrestive detergent that emulsifies fats; is made in liver, stored in gallbladder, travels down ducts, put into small bowel in duodenum, ju ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
GI: Call your treating physician- don't understand why procedure could not be completed since any bile fluid or gastric fluid can be suctioned out.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
GERD: You have a condition called gastroesophagel reflux disorder in which gastric contents get up to your esophagus and cause these symptoms. You need to b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many, Hiatal Hernia,: esophageal stenosis or esophageal peristaltic dis-coordination issues would be high on the list given symptoms. Unlikely bile (if not green) in throat ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: It can be aneurism of abdominal aorta also, if older age, advanced shyphilis, Family hx.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Do you sleep with: Your mouth open? If could drying. Do you have post nasal drip or allergies? Recommend getting this medically evaluated. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires exam: cannot be diagnosed online. Please seek a medical examination for diagnosis and treatment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Muscular: It sounds like a muscular type pain based on your age, gender, and the positional quality. Have your tried simple analgesics like naprosyn (naproxen) ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Leeman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Nausea : Nausea relates to the development of abnormal gastric rhythms and emptying. Levels in the blood of cortisol, endorphin, epinephrine, and norepinephrin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Altered nasal cycle: When you lie down on the left side the left nostril runs (?) and when you turn over, from the right nostril (?). If so, this means that your autonomic ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Get checked out.: Hard to say based on this limited information. You should visit your doctor. Though rare, the worst case scenario would be that you have low blood co ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities.....: This could be caused by post-nasal drip. When you lay down, the nasal drip goes into your throat resulting in the tickle followed by cough. There are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Get some Tums (calcium carbonate) or: other over the counter antacid and follow directions.Your local Pharmacist can help you pick something out.If you have to keep treating this heartburn ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Several Reasons: You should get seen by a doctor to get checked. These are several things that could cause this- dehydration, anemia, pregnancy, inherited conditions.. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You are likely dealing with musculoskeletal (muscle) pain. Try advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen and a heating pad. If that does not work then you should ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider pregnancy: Why don't you do 2 pregnancy tests, one now and the other in a week. If both are negative talk to your family doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: You need to see your doctor ASAP. You may have lodged a foreign body or there may be ancestor mass. Get going and get treated
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not related: The hand and ear symptoms are not related to the cough and breathing. Start with the cough after eating and ask your primary care doc (pediatrician, f ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hemorrhoid: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) hemorrhoid. You need to see a doctor who can examine it. If necessary, they can incise it and remove the clot, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe have UTI?: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
An opthamologist: can address possible eye condition. Once they have been ruled out you can see a mental health professional for anxiety disorder treatment. Don't rel ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Gastritis: You probably have inflammation of the stomach. You should refrain from irritant foods and drinks like alcohol at least until your stomach heals
A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Acid reflux or spasm: Did ur symptoms start after eating? It sounds like u have acid reflux, or spasm, affecting ur stomach. U could have an ulcer, depending on how long u ... Read More

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