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A 49-year-old female asked:

I have lost me sense of taste on prilosec have lump in throat feeling and still it is not helping much. is this gerd or something else?

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Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Rothanswered
General Surgery 28 years experience
Globus & GERD: A lump in the back of the throat may be a manifestation of gerd. If you are having persistent symptoms despite maximal treatment with a proton pump inhibitor, you may wish to seek medical assistance. If you are also having typical reflux symptoms, you should see a GI doctor. If your only symptoms is the lump in your throat, you should seen an ENT physician first. Reflux testing may be needed.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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