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Can Acid Reflux Cause Throat Pain
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
Reflux esophagitis: The treatment will differ depending upon the cause of the reflux. If a hiatal hernia is present, they may try treatment with medications that limit acid production. If you have helicobacter pylori infection antibiotics are indicated. See a GI doctor. Hope this gets better soon. ...Read more
Could throat pain & fullness on left side only be from a muscle? Have acid reflux and on meds. Had endoscopy that was good 2 mos ago.
Needs eval: Can't tell from the internet if what happened 2 months ago has tondo with now. Are you sick? Could you have strep ? Is this the same pain?!see your doc ...Read more
I do not have acid reflux , do not have a sore throat , and I am not sick . So what would cause you throat to feel like it wants to close?
"Silent reflux": You don't have to have heartburn or the sense of stuff coming up to have "reflux". Most people with reflux don't have heartburn. The only symptom may be hoarseness, asthma, swallowing difficulty or the feeling like your throat will close. There is a muscle in the lower neck that encircles the upper food tube that hates stomach juice and acid. When it comes into contact with it it spasms. ...Read more
Does acid reflux cause neck and shoulder tension? Feels like food is stuck, wants to come up and swollen neck. No sore throat.
Yes it can.: Acid Reflux can cause Heart burn, Stomach irritation after you eat. If this has been untreated for years can lead to scarring of lower part of Esophagus and there by narrowing. Preventing the normal passage of food to stomach. And you can feel food is stuck in chest, throat. There are other causes for this symptoms too. I do not know your age . Get examined by GI for definitive Dx ...Read more
Can acid reflux cause a sore throat? I have heartburn mostly at night and have a slight soreness in my throat most of the time.
Acid : Acid reflux can most definitely cause a sore throat. If you are routinely experiencing symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd) such as: - heartburn - sore throat - "lump in the throat" sensation or difficulty swallowing - acidic or sour taste in your mouth - dry cough - hoarseness - regurgitation (wet burps) it is important to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. There are many antacid and acid blocker medications that can help alleviate your symptoms. Legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can acid reflux cause constant sore throat and thick mucus above uvula? Throat is swollen too. Dont feel sick. Or is this low thyroid?
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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