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A 43-year-old female asked:

I have reflux, gerd and ibs chronic bronchitis. if i can get those other things under control. i should be able to heal completely. i am healthy never sick except this last year. i have gotten asthma and spit out mucus. i am 43 & don't smoke why???

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Maybe: If the reflux and GERD is causing stomach acid to “back up” from your stomach down your bronchial tubes, then your bronchitis and cough will continue until the GERD is fixed. Potentially serious (over the long term) Really need to see your doctor

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