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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:
Dr. Bekele Olbamo
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: X-ray doesnot show. Effects of acid reflux is seen by endoscopic exam.
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Dr. Vincent Granowicz
61 years experience Family Medicine
No, very little chan: Chest XR shows very little throat, unless large mass is present.
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Candida: no, an x-ray would not identify candida unless it was massive and overwhelming
Dr. Susan Rhoads
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:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
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:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Chest x-ray dose show lymph nodes in the neck chest area.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Bergstein
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
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
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
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
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
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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