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A 20-year-old female asked:

Does acid reflux cause thick saliva and clogged throat feeling. i get this at night as i have a hiatal hernia and esophagitis, makes it hard to breathe?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It can. Consider sleeping with your upper torso raised and avoid any caffeine for 6 hours before you lay down. Also do not lay down for a couple hours after a meal.
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