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Can you tell me reasons why I have clear mucus with wheezing after i had acid reflux?

Can you tell me reasons why I have clear mucus with wheezing after i had acid reflux?

Acid reflux: The acid is an irritant to the upper airways causing constriction producing a wheeze and in response to the irritant the airways make mucous to protect and coat the airways. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 acid reflux cause worsening of asthma symptoms?

Can acid reflux cause worsening of asthma symptoms?

Oh yes...: 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, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. ...Read more

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Can not eating cause acid reflux?

Not usually : Unless you are doing a lot of drinking of fluids and laying down ...Read more

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Can garcina gambogia cause acid reflux?

Can garcina gambogia cause acid reflux?

Gives U diarrhea...: Garcinia (gamboge) is a strong laxative, but as little as 200 mg of the drug can lead to abdominal pain and vomiting, and fatalities have been observed in doses of 4 grams. ...Read more

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What could be possible causes of bad acid reflux?

What could be possible causes of bad acid reflux?

See below: Excess acid production in the stomach can be treated with proton pump inhibitors. A hiatal hernia can contribute to acid reflux. Diet has a large influence..Learn what foods are most harmful.
Sleeping with the head elevated can help to minimize. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a concussion causes acid reflux?

Not related: Acid reflux is not related to concussion, but certainly 1 person can have 2 conditions that need medical attention. Please see your doctor for these concerns. ...Read more

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Do red grapes cause acid reflux?

Do red grapes cause acid reflux?

No: Acid reflux is caused either by hyper (too much) stomach acid production or mechanical problems with the sphincter at the junction of the stomach and esophagus. So, the problem is either physiological or mechanical in nature. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause weight loss?

Can acid reflux cause weight loss?

Possibly...: There is a possibility that gerd (gastroesophogeal reflux disease) could lead to weight loss if the severity of the illness was so severe that you were being malnourished as a result. If you have frequent symptoms of acid reflux despite treatment with over the counter or prescription medication you need to contact a gastroenterologist and have an exam and upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause weight gain?

Can acid reflux cause weight gain?

Obesity causes it: Obesity often causes gastric reflux. This is due to high pressure in the abdomen (like a pregnant person). But, reflux doesn't cause obesity. ...Read more

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Which heart drugs cause acid reflux?

Calcium channel: blockers are chief among them. Arguably any can. ...Read more

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How does acid reflux cause hoarseness?

Backflow: Backflow of stomach contents (stomach acid and pepsin) into the throat and larynx can lead to inflammation and irritation. This chronic exposure can lead to an assortment of symptoms including voice change, loss of vocal range, sore throat, dry cough, foreign body sensation in the throat, throat clearing among others. Heartburn is not a frequent symptom in patients who reflux into the throat. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux medication cause anemia?

Can acid reflux medication cause anemia?

Maybe: Iron is better absorbed in an acidic environment. Antacids raise the ph of the stomach. It is possible that iron deficiency anemia may develop. ...Read more

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Can nasal drip cause acid reflux or lpr?

Can nasal drip cause acid reflux or lpr?

No: More than likely, it's the other way around - you feel like you have post-nasal drip because of the symptoms caused by your reflux. You'll need to see an ENT and/or GI doc to both diagnose and treat reflux. ...Read more

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Does garcinia cambogia cause acid reflux?

Garcinia cambogia : According to webmd this can cause GI upset, headaches, and nausea.I did not find specific mention of gerd, but gerd is one type of GI upset. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue cause acid reflux?

Can geographic tongue cause acid reflux?

No: A geographic tongue does not cause acid reflux from the stomach. A geographic tongue is probably not capable of causing stomach symptoms... but that doesn't mean a person can't have stomach symptoms and have a geographic tongue at the same time. ...Read more

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How does acid reflux/GERD cause coughing?

How does acid reflux/GERD cause coughing?

Cough: The acid rolls over from your esophagus into your trachea which is the main tube into your lungs thus causing you to cough ...Read more

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Does malnutrition cause acid reflux symptoms?

Does malnutrition cause acid reflux symptoms?

Gerd: Malnutrition in and of itself doesn't cause GERD, but causes include an incompetent gastroesophageal sphincter as well as substances like caffeine,fatty foods,chocolate,abdominal obesity,some medications and spices. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause upper back and rib pain?

Can acid reflux cause upper back and rib pain?

Hard to say: That distribution is not typical, but pain can refer to different areas in different people. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause seizures and if so, how?

No: Reflux can cause reactive pain and spasms in the head and neck. These may be interpreted as seizures but are not. In infants this can cause strange arching and head turning and breath holding. This was described by sandifer. It is important to separate these events from true seizures. An eeg recording during such an event would clarify the issue. Seizure medications may cause reflux. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause upper burning back pain?

It may.: The esophagus is a fairly posterior structure within your chest cavity. Many with acid reflux will feel burning between their shoulder blades in addition to or instead of under their breast bone. If antacid or famotidine or Omeprazole quiets the back "burning", then there is your answer. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause dry tongue and bitterness?

Does acid reflux cause dry tongue and bitterness?

Possible: Acid reflux can cause a bad taste, sore throat. I am not sure what you mean by a dry tongue.
I hope you are being treated for acid reflux. The acids can badly erode your teeth.
Acid reflux can be caused by sleep apnea. So
if you are tired all the time, snore, gasp for breath while sleeping, are overweight, . ...Read more

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Can acid reflux or GERD also cause rectal discomfort?

Can acid reflux or GERD also cause rectal discomfort?

No: While the mouth is ultimately connected to the anys, there is no mechanism for gerd to cause discomfort at the off ramp. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause asthma like symptoms in toddlers?

Can acid reflux cause asthma like symptoms in toddlers?

Yes, but....: Asthma and reflux can often present together but often are confused for one another because both can cause chronic cough and wheeze. Both are serious medical conditions that should be taken care of and followed by a physician. Please have toddler checked by pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can Acid reflux cause esophagus spasm and thus dysphagia?

Can Acid reflux cause esophagus spasm and thus dysphagia?

Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of this painful acid reflux/heartburn?

What are the causes of this painful acid reflux/heartburn?

Gastroenterologist: See a gastroenterologist for an evaluation and treatment. Get the right answers to your question. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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


Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing = sibilant rhonchi = whistling sound ...Read more