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will a chest xray show acid reflux or the effects of it will the throat be seen as well or would that require another xray
A 33-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: X-ray doesnot show. Effects of acid reflux is seen by endoscopic exam.
61 years experience Family Medicine
No, very little chan: Chest XR shows very little throat, unless large mass is present.
23 years experience Radiology
Barium swallow: A chest radiograph (xray) won't show acid reflux and may not show the throat region.
A barium swallow/upper GI series allows the radiologist to eva ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
60 years experience Family Medicine
Candida: no, an x-ray would not identify candida unless it was massive and overwhelming
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not specifically.: An x-ray cannot normally show the organism that is causing a disease. Some findings are typical for some infectious diseases, like tuberculosis, but ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Doubt reflux favor pinched neve with sx described MRI indicated to determine cause and best treatment. May be non surgical medication, injection thera ... Read More
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve : Sounds like it could be a pinched nerve in your lower neck. Typically these will get better on their own. You can try icing, antiinflammatories and ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Chest x-ray dose show lymph nodes in the neck chest area.
A 33-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Radiology
Probably GERD: A negative esophageal does not rule out an intermittent process such as reflux. Perhaps a trial of medication and lifestyle modification is warranted ... Read More
A member asked:
21 years experience Cardiology
Resistant GERD : See a gastroenterologist & get an egd as you may have untreated h. Pylori.
A 42-year-old female asked:
38 years experience General Surgery
OTC PPI: I would use an otc proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec. If these symptoms are frequent (more than once /week) see your doctor and consider getting ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest?: This may be gerd, but i would be more concerned about the possibility of angina or coronary artery, especially if you happen to be a smoker or have a ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe partly: WHile the burning in the chest could be related to GERD, the other symptoms sound like they could be related to a common cold (viral infection) or sea ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Throat irritation : Could be throat irritation secondary to the tube place on your throat for doing the surgery for the general anesthesia/ breathing machine used .
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