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A 65-year-old female asked:

I drink lots of tea and usually finish a large glass just before bed, then feel it in my throat a few times before falling asleep. no heartburn. gerd?

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Possibly: This sounds like reflux of the fluid you drank back into the esophagus. This can probably be managed by avoiding large volumes of fluid just before you lie down. Try to have your tea earlier, an hour or so before bedtime. Then only take small sips around bedtime if you are thirsty.

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