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A 38-year-old male asked:

Diagnosed with lpr in jan. on nexium, (esomeprazole) ranitidine & low acid diet but still get flareups of mucus. anything else to take for symptoms?mucinex or other?

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Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 74 years experience
Elevation of the bed: With LPR you will benefit by raising head of bed so acid doesn't come up to throat. Check diet diary to see if a food sensitivity / allergy is present. Are you snoring? Snoring adds to reflux significantly. Check out exercises for snoring at www.grossaninstitute.com Take probiotic. My patients add papain / bromelain to digestion (no scientific proof of this but in theory it reduces inflammation
Last updated Jun 27, 2015

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