A 31-year-old female asked:
Can you have gerd & laryngopharyngeal reflux at the same time? i get heartburn & indigestion after spicy foods, but i also feel as though i have a lump of mucus in my throat & i get a dry cough as well.....
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
51 viewsReviewed Aug 22, 2020
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
REFLUX: Best to discuss this with your ENT who knows your medical history. If you are uncomfortable with your Dr. consult with another for a second opinion. "The root cause of laryngopharyngeal reflux is often gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This disease occurs in both adults and children. Irritating acidic juices back up from the stomach into the esophagus and throat."
15 viewsAnswered Dec 31, 2020
Last updated Dec 31, 2020
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