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Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

Having feeling of food stuck in throat, probably due to acid reflux, but no acid reflux symptoms at the moment, followed by bad breath. Solutions ?

See an ENT physician: There are too many possibilities to guess what the problem is so vhave the doctor look down your throat to be able to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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Is burping and throat/chest tightening symptoms of acid reflux? Is so what are some holistic or natural cures for this disease?

Is burping and throat/chest tightening symptoms of acid reflux? Is so what are some holistic or natural cures for this disease?

Yes and no...: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for prevention. Please type "gerd" in the search box, and i think you'll find all the responses you could want! please however don't make the mistake of assuming chest discomfort is of esophageal origin until other problems, like heart and lung disease, have been considered and ruled out. ...Read more

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I have very bad acid reflux and I have for years. And i can not tell if some of the symptoms i'm having recently is throat cancer or gerd..

I have very bad acid reflux and I have for years. And i can not tell if some of the symptoms i'm having recently is throat cancer or gerd..

GERD or Throat Cance: Need more specific details. If your voice has become "hoarse, " this might point more to a throat problem. Unexplained weight loss would be another worrisome feature. If you have any doubts, consult an ENT specialist to completely evaluate the throat. ...Read more

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Symptoms began nJan. Allergy type thick mucus yellw/green. Feels stuck n throat. Acid reflux acts up I drink h2o and burp yellw grn acidic foam mucus?

Symptoms began nJan. Allergy type thick mucus yellw/green. Feels stuck n throat. Acid reflux acts up I drink h2o and burp yellw grn acidic foam mucus?

GERD may progress: GERD="gastroesophageal reflux disease." Stuff from stomach (whether acid or not) regurgitates back into esophagus--due to inappropriate relaxation of lower esophageal sphincter, impaired esophageal function (peristalsis), inadequate saliva, gastric outlet narrowing, gastroparesis, small bowel pathology, etc. Your throat may be affected, as described (=laryngo-esophageal reflux). Time for check-up. ...Read more

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Started having acid reflux symptoms week ago, now noticed small pea sized lump in throat on left side. Alittle uncomfortable to swallow. ?

Started having acid reflux symptoms week ago, now noticed small pea sized lump in throat on left side. Alittle uncomfortable to swallow. ?

Color of lump?: It is hard to say since we don't know what this lump looks like. However reflux can cause the lymph tissue at the back of the throat to enlarge from the irritation. Make sure that you are taking your omeprazole 60 mins before breakfast but you do need to have your doctor take a look at the lump. ...Read more

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I get this Minty cold throat sensation, thought it was acid reflux but have anyone ever had this symptom when dealing with oral hpv?

I get this Minty cold throat sensation, thought it was acid reflux but have anyone ever had this symptom when dealing with oral hpv?

Very unlikely: It would be unlikely for you to have any change in taste or smell sensation associated with oral HPV. If you are concerned, you can have a doctor obtain a PCR swab from your mouth/throat to be tested for HPV. For more information www.askyourgynecologist.org ...Read more

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Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

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

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Felt acid reflux symptom when burping yesterday, got a sore throat, but today left nostril is clogged and clear mucus discharge, is this just a cold?

Felt acid reflux  symptom when burping yesterday, got a sore throat, but today left nostril is clogged and clear mucus discharge, is this just a cold?

Probably: Acid reflux could certainly cause some sore throat symptoms, but it'd be less likely to cause nasal congestion and runny nose symptoms. I think you may be right that you're getting a cold. (time will tell!). ...Read more

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I get sore throats every time after i drink something cold. It seems it's not an acid reflux, what else can it be?

I get sore throats every time after i drink something cold. It seems it's not an acid reflux, what else can it be?

Muscle spasms: You are probably experiencing spasms of the throat muscles or vocal cords. You should see an ENT doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Reflux (Definition)

Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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