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Yesterday i had a strong gerd attack and today i feel my chest sore and i feel like i'm gettin over a cold is that normal after a strong attack?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Could: Reflux attacks can result in soreness as the burning starts to abate. It also can cause coughing. If symptoms persist seek professional help.
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Not exactly: Gerd causes an inflamed esophageal ( heartburn and sometimes esoph spasm) but not cold symptoms, except, when the stomach acid goes up the esophagus and down the trachea into the lungs and causes cough.
Dr. Robert Flescher
Gastroenterology 60 years experience
Chest soreness is po: Chest soreness is possible but not likely 24 hours after an episode ofgerd.

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