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A 31-year-old member asked:

Felt acid reflux symptom when burping yesterday, got a sore throat, but today left nostril is clogged and clear mucus discharge, is this just a cold?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably: Acid reflux could certainly cause some sore throat symptoms, but it'd be less likely to cause nasal congestion and runny nose symptoms. I think you may be right that you're getting a cold. (time will tell!).
Last updated Mar 28, 2012

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