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Sunnyvale, CA
A 32-year-old male asked:

Does silent reflux/acidity cause intranasal swelling or turbinate swelling?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Rarely, but it can.: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) or silent reflux can rarely lead to sinus disease in addition to more common symptoms. Sinus disease can in turn lead to nasal symptoms. The key is to differentiate between allergic rhinitis or hay fever and reflux-related concerns, and allergy testing can help do so. Hope this helps!
Last updated Aug 6, 2014
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