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I have a lump in my throat along with burning in my chest and stomach.also after using the bathroom i notice mucus or gel on the tissue smells fishey?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo answered

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You are describing symptoms suggestive of laryngopharyngeal reflux of gastric content. This may be managed by lifestyle changes (no smoking, alcohol, grease, mint, chocolate etc.), weight loss, head of bed elevation and / or medications (antacids, H2 blockers, or a PPI). Your doctor may just you on empiric treatment based on Symptoms or schedule you for diagnostic tests to evaluate anatomy.

Answered Sep 29, 2016



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