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why do i get phlegm after eating

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Phelgm in throat: Your symptoms are suggestive of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd). Speak to your physician (p) about it. If you have no physician, consider taki ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
TSH & levothyroxine: 1st, phlegm (regardless of color) has nothing to do w/your tsh. 2nd, what you eat (short of seaweed w/lots of iodine) won't really affect your tsh. So ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: I'm not sure if your throat issue has anything to do with your thyroid. Your TSH is low, but looks as if you just changed dose from 100-->75mcg. I ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Reflux : You probably have gastro esophageal reflux disease.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: That is taking too long. You want to check with your lung doc. Your doc may recommend cxr and pulmonary function testing. Better be safe.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Phlegm: Vomiting after eating is not usual and I would say you should have this looked into first - need to know why you are having phlegm to cure it. Do you ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Elimination diet: "Gluten enteropathy" or "celiac sprue" is an autoimmune response to gluten which causes delayed intestinal problems. Wheat ALLERGY, on the other hand, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of options!: There are countless healthier options then cereal in the morning. First, any food can be eaten at any time of the day BUT if you are looking for some ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal: Aspiration, esophago tracheal fistula. Sedation, drugs, hiatal hernia / stricture , reflux.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr.: You may have reflux disease causing your cough after eating. See a dr. To get the definative and proper diagnosis, good luck.
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