A 22-year-old female asked:
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i have chronic acid reflux. for the past year i've kept it under control. i still worry about getting throat cancer! any super foods i should b eating?

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Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Esophageal cancer: Throat and esophageal cancer are separate entities. While chronic reflux is a risk factor for esophageal cancer, it has never been proven that acid suppression prevents esophageal cancer. No protective foods are known.
Answered on Feb 27, 2017
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't worry Be Happy: U r still young to be worrying about cancer. Acid reflux s not a risk factor for throat cancer. Quit smoking if u do.Eat more fruits and veggies to boost your immune system.Have fun and enjoy life! https://www.Google.Com/search?Redir_esc=;redir_esc=;hl=en-us;client=ms-android-att-us;source=android-browser-suggest;v=210020210;qsubts=1382965660653;devloc=0;q=how%20to%20prevent%20cancer.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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