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Do not experience this during day. Wake up middle of night with acid in throat feeling. Started after taking lexapro. Stopped med feeling still there.

Do not experience this during day. Wake up middle of night with acid in throat feeling. Started after taking lexapro. Stopped med feeling still there.

Reflux: The symptoms you describe are consistant with reflux, or stomach acid leaking up into esophagus. Upper GI imaging can be helpful, until you see your doctor elevating the head of your bed, bedtime antacids such as Gaviscon, and otc meds such as Nexium may help. Stopping smoking and weight loss can also help. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I walk up last night suffocating with acid-burning throat. I couldn't breath i felt that i was dying. What is it and can it be treated?

I walk up last night suffocating with acid-burning throat. I couldn't breath i felt that i was dying. What is it and can it be treated?

Reflux / aspiration: Please get with your physician now. It is likely that you aspirated some of your gastric contents. In the meantime, elevate the head of your bed on cinder blocks. ...Read more

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Bad acid in throat for 3 days then thick, swollen feeling in throat, lower part. Related? Just reflux? Acid now passed - can I have a glass of wine?

Bad acid in throat for 3 days then thick, swollen feeling in throat, lower part. Related? Just reflux? Acid now passed - can I have a glass of wine?

Sounds like Reflux: Probably reflux which can be related to certain things you eat and drink and alcohol especially can cause reflux. I would tread carefully you might find wine is ok or makes reflux come back. You can also now take over the counter anti-acid like Prilosec to help with reflux symptoms. ...Read more

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Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or lpr, is typically treated with proton pump inhibitors to reduce the acid in your stomach. I have people raise the head of your bed about 4-5 inches to get your throat above your stomach while you sleep. Feel better. ...Read more

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I want to know madicated treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

Reflux esophagitis: The treatment will differ depending upon the cause of the reflux. If a hiatal hernia is present, they may try treatment with medications that limit acid production. If you have helicobacter pylori infection antibiotics are indicated. See a GI doctor. Hope this gets better soon. ...Read more

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Top of toungue fill funny n burns when I eat hot stuff it came on after flear ups of acid refulx just repeated burping n acid n throat why ?

Top of toungue fill funny n burns when I eat hot stuff it came on after flear ups of acid refulx just repeated burping n acid n throat why ?

Possible : You may have chemically or thermally burned your tongue. Avoid hot & spicy foods for a while, treat the acid reflux as per your physician's instructions, and eat/drink a bland diet and it should improve in a few days. ...Read more

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Can pepsin and acids in throat caused by LPR, get into both parotids and cause pain, soreness and stinging upon eating? No apparent swelling.

Can pepsin and acids in throat caused by LPR, get into both parotids and cause pain, soreness and stinging upon eating? No apparent swelling.

Unlikely: I think that would be extremely unlikely, but one can "never say never". It also depends on how the LPR was diagnosed. If you haven't had a formal pH study, you should consider if since your having problems. There are woress studies for 48 hours that measure acid only, and 24 hr studies that measure acid and non-acid reflux. Consider a consult with a GI doctor interested in esophageal testing. ...Read more

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How long for symptoms of h pylori to go after treatment ? Stopped today m. Still suffering from acid to throat causing throat pain and pressure

How long for symptoms of h pylori to go after treatment ? Stopped today m. Still suffering from acid to throat causing throat pain and pressure

Symptoms: If you are asking how long for symptoms to be relieved, this can vary, but usually improvement seen after 7-14 days of treatment. It gets successively better over the next few weeks as well. ...Read more

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Frequent feeling of acid in throat it burns all day long nothing help not Nexium (esomeprazole) or pepto not sure if its GERD or acid reflux have it all day long?

Maybe not GERD...: To expand on dr. Dugan's prior answer, evaluation is key to determining if your symptoms are reflux-related or not. Also, if reflux, is it acid or non-acid material that is involved? Sometimes, "sourbrash" (as you describe) may be due to pulmonary, ent, or dental issues. If unresponsive to therapeutic dosing of nexium, (esomeprazole) then start your evaluation with the gastroenterology specialist to determine rx. ...Read more

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Ate too much, then when i burped, a little stomach acid burned throat and now feels like there's something on throat when i swallow saliva. Damaged?

Ate too much, then when i burped, a little stomach acid burned throat and now feels like there's something on throat when i swallow saliva. Damaged?

Probably acid burn: The throat tissues are much less resistant to acid injury than the esophagus. Even one acid exposure can cause long lingering throat symptoms.Highly unlikely to have permanent injury. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel acid in my throat?

Why do I always feel acid in my throat?

Reflux: It sounds like you are bringing up acid from your stomach. Try a daily over-the-counter medicine like omeprazole. If that doesn't work after a few weeks see your doctor. Don't stay on it forever. If this has been going on for a while give it a month or 2, then go to every other day for a month and cut down slowly. Consider cutting down (or out) coffee & alcohol. Definitely stop smoking if you smok. ...Read more

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Why is it that i feel acid in my throat when i don't eat much?

Pharyngeal flux: Laryngopharyngeal reflux can occur in the absence of much eating. And caffeine can aggravate this. In addition, a hiatal hernia may predispose you to reflux. Problems. Start by eliminating caffeine. If no better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain under my left rib for a few days now . I also have s bit of acid up my throat?

I have pain under my left rib for a few days now . I also have s bit of acid up my throat?

Abdominal pain: You should see your pcp as a first step and then possibly a GI physician for workup of GI symptoms/ gerd and even possibly have an exam or imaging of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Acid reflux cause throat inflammation. What can I do to treat this?

Acid reflux cause throat inflammation. What can I do to treat this?

Diet v meds: Mild symptoms can be managed by avoiding acidic or spicy foods, caffeine, alcohol, not eating 3-4 hours before bed, and eating smaller meals. If these measures don't help then otc antacids such as ranitidine or omeprazole. If not better in 4 weeks see md. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you feel like you have stomach acid in your throat?

What does it mean if you feel like you have stomach acid in your throat?

LPR...: The reflux of fluid from your stomach which is frequently acidic, is called laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr). This is a common variant of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). It is treated the same as gerd with aggressive acid-suppressive drugs but tends to be more difficult to treat. If this is a recurrent problem then see you doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do for acid problems with throat and stomach?

An Antacid: There are several medications that can reduce the acid level in your stomach to almost zero. Some include Prilosec and prevacid (lansoprazole). ...Read more