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Can Acid Reflux Cause Lump In Throat Feeling
Inflammation: Acid reflux can cause inflammation of tissues or irritation of the nerve endings in your upper airway/GI tract which can be perceived as a sensation of a lump in your throat. Sometimes depression or anxiety which are associated with pro-inflammatory states in your body can cause the same sensation. ...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
Burning feeling: Acid reflux is Hydrochloric acid with is extremely caustic and a burning sensation can be felt. Many people are completely unaware that any reflux is occurring so it is called occult. Ulcers in the stomach doesn't present as a cold feeling in the throat. Do you have abdominal pain? Are you a smoker, gum chewer? These can contribute to increased acid production. ...Read more
Why does Laryngopharyngeal reflux or silent reflux cause the feeling of throat swelling and discomfort..
Acidic irritation: is what causes the symptoms, usually treatment includes use of antacids, in addition to other measures decided by your treating physician ...Read more
Yes, GERD but ...: First, could 'swelling' in throat be an allergic reaction to something new in your environment (new food, med). Gerd symptoms are: sensation of a lump in the throat, hoarseness or sore throat, burning sensation in your chest (heartburn) spreading to the throat, sour taste in your mouth, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), chronic dry cough , regurgitation of food or sour liquid (acid reflux). ...Read more
GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?
Yes, reflux can: Cause significant chest pain. In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: One of the "atypical" symptoms of gerd is something called "globus" which is the feeling of a lump in the throat. Some people describe this as a throbbing. It is often associated with other "atypical" features such as hoarseness, throat clearing, bad taste in the back of your mouth. ...Read more
Can h.Pylori cause my throat to hurt?. Like asophogeal reflux or something?. Kinda feel a trapped burp and acid ish in the throat sometimes.
Throat swelling: Yes. Some people get reflux all the way up to their larynx. We call it laryngopharyngeal reflux. This is more common than most people realize. Other symptoms of reflux include indigestion, heartburn, sour taste in their mouth, throat clearing, a foreign body sensation in their throat and voice changes as well as cough. ...Read more
LPR: Absolutely! larygopharyngeal reflux (lpr) typcially causes frequent throat clearing or cough, the sensation that something is stuck in the throat and a rough-quality to the voice. A tickle falls in line with the foreign body sensation, which we frequently call globus sensation. If you are having this, you should have someone look at you and make sure. Treatment is quite effective. ...Read more
Possible: An estimated 20 - 60% of patients with gerd have symptoms in throat (hoarseness, sore throat) without any significant heartburn. A failure to diagnose and treat gerd may lead to persistent throat conditions, such as chronic laryngitis, hoarseness, difficulty speaking, sore throat, dry cough, constant throat clearing, and granulomas (soft, pink bumps) on the vocal cords. ...Read more
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist is your next point for evaluation. ...Read more
Pain/tightness in chest. Lump/swollen feeling in throat. Tired all the time. Rare feeling of heartburn. Can this be GERD or LPR?
Possibly,: consult with your PCP or ENT or Gastroenterologist. These symptoms need to be investigated. ...Read more
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Can the symptoms of gerd or acid reflux feel like burning sensation in the lungs? I have chest discomfort, hard to tell if acid reflux or asthma type
Check on chest pain: Pleuritic chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked. ...Read more
Can slight jaw pain, pressure in ears and nape pain be a symptoms of acid reflux? I also have bitter taste in mouth and sometime pain in swallowing.
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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
This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...Read more
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