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Acid Reflux Stuck In Throat
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
Have acid reflux that went to my throat feel like there's something stuck if that goes away, do i still need to go see my gastro dr or has it done dmg?
Chronic condition: High reflux or LPR (laryngo-pharyngeal reflux) is the result of reflux of acid from the stomach secondary to a flaccid valve between the lower esophagus and the proximal stomach. It is usually a chronic problem and yes I would definitely consult with a gastro-enterologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It feels like I have something stuck in the back left of my throat. The area feels dry. I also have extreme acid reflux. What is this?
Severe GERD: Can be associated with a laringitis and a pharyngitis. Most probably you wake up at night during sleep with coughing and acid taste at your mouth. Avoid food like tomatoes or tomato sauce, acid fruits and juices, coffee, sodas, chocolate, alcohol, spicy and fatty food, broccoli etc. Avoid eating late a night specially large meals, try 6 smaller meals a day, loose weight, avoid tight cloths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acid reflux but for the past two days I have been feeling like something is stuck on my throat and my back hurts?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
If acid reflux is felt at the back of the throat, like something is stuck, how long does it take OTC previcid to work?
Usually 1 week: It usually take a full week of therapy for the full benefit of the medication to be seen. It is possible that patients will get some relief within 24 to 48 hours. If no benefit is seen by 1 week, it is advisable to seek treatment by GI physician. You may need to have a scope performed to look for esophageal strictures. ...Read more
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 ?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a feeling like there is something stuck in my throat do you think it is acid reflux how urgent is it to see a doctor?
Dysphagia: If you can't swallow your saliva & it repeatedly gets vomited /regurgitated back, go right to er now. Dysphagia is otherwise distinguished as "transfer dysphagia" (problem moving food from mouth to top of esophagus) versus "transit dysphagia" (problem getting food down esophagus & into stomach). Motility disorders, strictures, ulceration (pill-associated, viral), tumors, etc must all be ruled out. ...Read more
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
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