A member asked:

Can gerd give you a scratchy throat after swallowing food? sometimes i'll take forever to chew because of my fear of choking, but my throat will force me to swallow and my throat will give me a scratchy feel, causing me to cough. is this common?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

GERD can cause scratchy throat due damage from gastric acid regurgitation. If you are overweight losing weight is imperative. If your symptoms persist, see a doctor.

Answered 11/15/2022



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