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what is the cause of food or liquid to come out of your nose while you are lying on your back and asleep

A 73-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Reflux: Gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease) can cause food and gastric fluids to back up into your esophagus, even into your mouth and nose. This is especi ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose: My be a sign if acid relfux which can go right into the nose. If in good health you could try zantac (ranitidine) at bedtime for a week. Check it out ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Draining nose: You may be allergic to something in your bed room such as a feather pillow or comforter. Try taking an antihistamine before bedtime
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Gastritis: you may have developed GERD,gastro esophageal reflux disease, I would try sleeping propped up and take Nexium OTC at night before going to bed.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly her physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sever reflux: It sounds like significant reflux. You can try raising the head of the bed at night, and reducing acid causing foods. I hope this helps, but i would ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moy
Dr. John Moy answered
34 years experience Podiatry
Virus: Not sure what you mean by discomfort. Is there pain involved. Is it difficulty swallowing? Not specific on your duration or onset of your discomfor ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest a pulse oximetry, Blood Pressure measurement and cardiac evaluation by your PCP. Sometimes these symptoms are related to cardiac cause ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More

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