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A 23-year-old male asked:

My right nose is closed and i'm not breathing right and theres air in my chest and throat and always burping like acid, what is this?! can't live righ

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Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Reflux and congestio: Try some Afrin in the nose to reduce the congestion and anti reflux meds for the burping. Try Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec and use Maalox or mylanta for acid tastes in the mouth. The mylanta and Maalox will keep the Prilosec from being absorbed I the stomach so take the antiacid pills an hour or so before using the Maalox or mylanta. You can also chew on a few tums. Good luck!
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