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A 39-year-old female asked:

can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? i notice i feel this when my stomach is upset & when i feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. help!

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes it can!: As the acidic contents of your stomach rises to the back of your throat it can irritate those areas. Also, your brain "refers" pain from the back of your throat to your ears. That's the reason.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2018

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