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Best way to heal throat from possible acid reflux damage?

Best way to heal throat from possible acid reflux damage?

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, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. Treatment starts with acid suppression using the same drugs to fix GERD. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Can cobblestone seen in throat be a result of acid reflux?

Can cobblestone seen in throat be a result of acid reflux?

Cobblestone throat: Anything that can cause an irritation in your throat can cause the appearance of cobblestone, such as acid reflux, allergies, or sinus drainage. ...Read more

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Any medicine for throat spasm & dryness due to acid reflux?

GERD: Yes many. First don't eat after 7 pm, secondly chew you food well and minimize water or fluids with you food. You may wish to raise the head of your bed about 5 inches. Lastly see your doctor and get an h2 blocker. Since much of your stomach acid occurs at night. Be careful what you eat. ...Read more

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Im on lanzoprozol for acid reflux but after 2 month my throat is still not healed it is only a little better. Could there be something elce wrong?

Reflux : Sometimes acid reflux symptoms in the throat take more than two months to fully heal. Studies show it may take between 4 to 6 months, so you should not necessarily lose hope. Other things that could be involved might be postnasal drip issues related to allergy or intrinsic laryngeal abnormalities that you could further investigate with your ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Hello, my throat has been hurting for a few weeks, i sing but i have been careful and i've kept fairly silent. Could this be caused by acid reflux ?

Hello, my throat has been hurting for a few weeks, i sing but i have been careful and i've kept fairly silent. Could this be caused by acid reflux ?

Singing with reflux: Reflux is a common cause of voice problems. Pills alone are not the cure. Must include diet, not eating before bedtime, elevating back of bed and others. You can purchase a wedge to elevate the head of your bed. A pillow for the neck will NOT work. See www.grossaninstitute for more suggestions. ...Read more

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Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

Feels like I have food in my throat. Acid reflux?

May be: It may be acid reflux.You can try over the counter omeprazole for at least 3to 5 days. If no better consult your doctor ...Read more

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Acid reflux feels like dagger in my throat, what do I do?

Treat it: Try otc Omeprazole 20-40 mg daily, avoid foods aggravating the condition, if not resolved then see an md. ...Read more

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Might having acid reflux cause a dry throat?

Might having acid reflux cause a dry throat?

Dr Eval: It may irritate the throat. Please see your physician for help with your acid reflux. In the meantime gargling with aloe vera juice twice a day may help to soothe your discomfort. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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