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A 56-year-old female asked:

I suffer from gerd, i also have a lump sensation in my throat and cannot swallow food very well, will this lump feeling go away ?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
Only with treatment: Gerd can produce high reflex and cause a lump feeling in your throat. Proper treatment with what are called hydrogen ion blockers (prilosec, nexium) can inhibit acid production and improve your symptoms. See your physician for this treatment. The symptom is classical for high reflux, now commonly called LPR or laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux.

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