A 42-year-old member asked:
Can acid reflux cause your esophagus to be sore?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Yes: That is the most common symptom of reflux or gerd. One can get chest pain, heartburn or just a feeling of soreness. This is usually easily controlled by taking acid suppression medicine and avoiding foods and activites that can contribute to acid getting into the esophagus.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2018
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