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Aware of my heartbeat.Couldn't sleep last night felt jittery and anxious, still do. Have acid reflux burning throat chest last night too. Related?

Aware of my heartbeat.Couldn't sleep last night felt jittery and anxious, still do. Have acid reflux burning throat chest last night too. Related?

Maybe: These are some real physical symptoms that may be brought on due to your body's reaction to anxiety. Your Dr can give Rx's for the GERD and might also offer Rx for anxiety - I'd urge you to also add some CBT therapy to optimize the meds and learn ways to avoid, reduce and manage it. It'll make years of better living possible! ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

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


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I've had GIRD for years & recent diag. w/ Barretts. I just awoke w/ terrific acid reflux burning in throat, red blood in spit.& burning in rt chest. ?

I've had GIRD for years & recent diag. w/ Barretts. I just awoke w/ terrific acid reflux burning in throat, red blood in spit.& burning in rt chest.  ?

See your doctor.: it is not normal to have blood in your saliva or to have the new onset of right-sided chest pain despite presumed treatment for your chronic Gerd. Because of the acute change in symptoms, I would see your doctor or a gastroenterologist as soon as you can. I would see them soon, but in the meantime I would add in in chewable antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate). Good luck. ...Read more

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Have acid reflux which is burning my throat & cause inflammation of throat & sinuses. Take Prilosec qd. What can I take to protect lining of throat?

Have acid reflux which is burning my throat & cause inflammation of throat & sinuses. Take Prilosec qd. What can I take to protect lining of throat?

Several things: Be good about taking your antisecretory medications. Avoid foods that worsen reflux like acidic citrus fruits, peppermint, spicy foods, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine(including coffee, tea and chocolate). You should try to stay upright for at least 1 hour after eating and avoid eating prior to going to sleep. ...Read more

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I've have an acid burning feeling in my throat 5 time in the past 2 weeks but I haven't eaten before any occasion could it be acid reflux?

Could be: It could be acid reflux. Sometimes you get that after eating a big meal but it can happen other times, especially if you are stressed or have been drinking coffee, tea or sodas. If it continues try an over the counter antacid and see your GP. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux and take daily meds. Ive been getting the really hot unbearable burning feeling in my throat.Is it BC it has done damage?

I have acid reflux and take daily meds. Ive been getting the really hot unbearable burning feeling in my throat.Is it BC it has done damage?

Stop advil (ibuprofen): In general if you are still getting pain while being on acid lowering medication I would recommend seeing a gastroenterologist. I notice you are on Ibuprofen for your headaches. Stopping this category of medication may help, but if it does not you should follow up with your doctor ...Read more

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I notice a burning feeling in my throat when I haven't eaten anything in a while. (1hour+) I do not think its acid reflux as eating relieves it. ?

I notice a burning feeling in my throat when I haven't eaten anything in a while. (1hour+) I do not think its acid reflux as eating relieves it. ?

Nonspecific: There is no specific diagnosis, but it doesn't sound dangerous. If your concerned, see your primary care to have a look inside. Also ask if a referral to an ENT specialist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Had acid reflux over 3years which i didn't know what it was until last December been 2 lots of tablets but comes back after the course has finished. Get burning feeling in my throat comes every night?

See GI doctor: Some people have high acid production and may need medications for longer periods of time. But you might need further testing since you had symptoms for over 3 years so I would recommend seeing your local GI doctor. Also try following the acid reflux diet and see if there is any improvement. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a burning throat from acid reflux?

How can you get rid of a burning throat from acid reflux?

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

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I get quite bad acid reflux, is it normal for me to hear it gurgling and bubbling in my throat and burning my throat?

Reflux: o, that's not normal. Are you on any medications ? Are you pregnant? You need to see your doctor and have a work up . ...Read more

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Can the burning sensation in the chest and throat from acid reflux last more than 4 days? Is it irritation of more acid reflux?

Can the burning sensation in the chest and throat from acid reflux last more than 4 days? Is it irritation of more acid reflux?

It can last: The acid reflux symptoms can take up to 2 weeks. Follow anti reflex measures as much as possible. Use liquid antacids like 2 tablespoonful would give you more relief ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Reflux (Definition)

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


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