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Acid Reflux And Throat Tightness
What does gerd or acid reflux feel like? I have trouble speaking clearly and throat tightness and want to know if it is related.
Sounds like you've: Already been diagnosed with reflux. GERD (esophagitis) can develop if you've had untreated reflux for a while. Reflux sometimes causes a burning sensation in the stomach or lower esophagus and belching. Occasionally stomach contents can reflux up to the throat and you can taste or feel them. Reflux can cause hoarseness, cough and sore throat. Hard 4 me to say if these symptoms are related. ...Read more
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
Swollen tonsils, ear feeling like it needs to be drained, throat tightness. And acid reflux what is going on?
Please have your doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Everything should be OK! ...Read more
Upper back pain and throat tightness along with constant throat clearing, stomach feels weird and bloats right after eating. Is this acid reflux?
Tightness in throat, feels like something in there, constant swallowing, caused by stress or acid reflux? I've been more down and stressed lately
I have acid reflux and post nasal drip and sometimes I get a tight throat sensation is the tight throat sensation caused by post nasal drip?
I have acid reflux, I am on Nexium (esomeprazole). When I feel my acid flare up, feel a tightness in my throat I get a dry cough quite often. Is this typical?
If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance pH testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. ...Read more
I feel like I have a lump in my throat like my muscles in my throat are tight right under my Adams apple idk what it could be I do have acid reflux?
Throat tight several days. Acid reflux mostly in the morning but some in day. No pain. Hard to swallow. White tongue. Lite sneeze. What? How to stop?
These signs are indicative of an infection to your throat, (may be a strip infection) in compilation with sinus and or tonsils infection,
you need to see a doctor for treatment asap before it gets much worse.. ...Read more
The area behind "swollen glands" in neck/throat feel tight. I have acid reflux & hiatal hernia on meds but this feeling persists. What's a cause?
I have headache, tight throat, chest pain, blur vision and very tired. Issit becos of my bad acid reflux, feel like someone is chocking me.
Acid reflux: Hello. Some of your symptoms sound like reflux induced but some don't. Choking sensation, tightness in your throat, and maybe even chest burning could be linked. The headache, blurred vision, and fatigue I'm not too sure about. Begin a low acid diet, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. I hope this helps. ...Read more
My throat croaks and gurgles and I constantly have to clear my throat. I feel like I mainly clear my throat in the winter but notsure. Is acid reflux?
Could be: Go to a doctor to get tested and examined. I hope you get a cure for the croaks and gurgles. ...Read more
LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) causes burning of the throat. You start with dietary change. Reduce or eliminate foods that are spicy, greasy, carbonated, alcohol, caffeine, tomato, citrus, chocolate and mints. Also, pharmaceutical treatment options including antacids, h2 blockers (like zantac, (ranitidine) tagamet, axid) or proton-pump inhibitors. It is advisable to have this checked to make sure that's it. ...Read more
Other causes?: Could also be some other cause for the symptoms. One's doctor can check. Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more
LPR: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat, post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor rx. Discuss with your ent. ...Read more
It can be.: That sensation may be a manifestation of food actually having a tough time going through an irritated esophagus, or it may be what is called globus sensation. Globus sensation is the feeling of something in the throat when nothing is there. It may be related to reflux also. Frequently that sensation goes away with good control of acid reflux. Good luck. ...Read more
Should I use my inhaler after having a acid reflux attack can breath that good and I can still taste acid in my throat! ?
Acid Reflux: You are likely having some reactive bronchospasm. In which case the rescue inhaler (bronchodilator) will help you but the best way to manage your reflux related symptoms, is to have a tight control over it by diet and possibly medication. If you smoke, STOP. You clearly have a history of reactive airway disease. Use the inhaler if it helps the breathing but its not the long-term answer. ...Read more
I've been diognosed with acid reflux 2yrs ago last two week felt like something in throat below adams apple is this normal acid?
Possibly.: I am sorry but I find it difficult to answer you question. It would be helpful to see a good GI doctor ...Read more
I have a perpetual need to clear my throat (no acid reflux, no phlegm) that has lasted for multiple months. A huge annoyance, what do I do?
How can I cure food regurgitation? If I am already taking ppi for acid reflux and I am only getting food washing up my throat without acid.
GI specialist: If you are continuing to have food regurgitation, it needs to be investigated by a GI specialist to find the cause and it may need surgical correction at the lower end of the food pipe. ...Read more
I had a bad bout of acid reflux a night and a half ago and ever since I feel like something is stuck in my throat. And swallowing discomfort.
Burn: The esophagus and pharynx (throat) can experience a chemical burn resulting in swelling, pain and globus (lump) sensation. Increase water intake, temporary H2 blocker, dietary modification (avoid fatty, spicy, caffeinated foods) and time. If symptoms persist, see an otolaryngologist for pharynx evaluation. ...Read more
I had a cold and my throat keeps hurting off and on all day but can get worse at night and in the mornings with earache. Acid reflux or cold?
Ear pain concerning: If you are congested, you may breathe through your mouth at night which makes sore throat worse. Although acid reflux can lead to some similar symptoms, it does not usually cause ear pain in this way. Recommend you see your doc so that an exam can be performed; treatment may be recommended, and the sooner the better. ...Read more
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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