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A 24-year-old female asked:

Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when i swallow. antacids didnt work ?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after working for a short time, you should consult with your doctor.
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