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Can GERD cause a hole inside the nose on septum?

Can GERD cause a hole inside the nose  on septum?

No: Gerd is a reflux of stomach acid up into the bottom of the esophagus. You can have sore throat, bad breath, throat fullness from laryngopharyngeal reflux. You shouldn't be getting reflux all the way up into your nose from gerd. If you have a hole in the septum, it is likely from something other than gerd. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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Ent found deviated septum, nasal obstruction, damage from gerd. Needs to do endoscopic septoplasty. Scared. Risks? Any life threatening risks?

Ent found deviated septum, nasal obstruction, damage from gerd. Needs to do endoscopic septoplasty. Scared. Risks?  Any life threatening risks?

Not big risk : Septoplasty is correction of the deviated or crooked septum. The basic risks include bleeding, infection , not getting a satisfactory correction of deviation, a septal perforation(hole), changes in smell/ taste temporarily. No life threatening risks from surgery. Most ENT doctors do 100's of these a year. Quite common and routine procedure. ...Read more

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Is whitish phlegm being regurgitated consistent with GERD? (No heartburn) Can Pantoprazole become completely ineffective? Can regurgitation cause dried plugged nose in morning?

? GERD???: Have several ?'s. With Gerd you're having stomach contents come back up your esophagus to your throat. It could look a little phlegm to you occasionally but most of the time I would think phlegm would come from chest. Pantoprozole is a Proton Pump Inhibitor.It tells the parietal cells in the stomach stop producing acid. Should not give you dry nose in AM. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with GERD afterEcho ecg and stress test. Does GERD cause a sensation of not getting enough air? Felt in my nose and throat

I was diagnosed with GERD afterEcho ecg and stress test. Does GERD cause a sensation of not getting enough air? Felt in my nose and throat

GERD Dyspnoea: GERD can induce symptoms of breathlessness and persistent sinus symptoms,even though a person may take a medicine to deacidify gastric fluid the mechanical leak into the oesophagus continues,so its important to address ALL issues and not simply rely on a medicine. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with dysphagia caused by GERD and being treated for GERD . I am getting post nasal drip also can't sleep?

I have been diagnosed with dysphagia caused by GERD and being treated for GERD . I am getting post nasal drip also can't sleep?

Unquestionably: Diet. You are consuming empty calories, particularly the sweets. That is what is causing all your symptoms. Try it because it is cheap and will do no harm. ...Read more

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I have hiatus hernia and GERD could this cause nasal congestion and head preesure feeling ?

I have hiatus hernia and GERD could this cause nasal congestion and head preesure feeling ?

Doubtful: Head and neck symptoms are not likely to have any relation to stomach and esophagus issues noted. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my chronic cough? (it is not asthma, gerd, post nasal drip or any of the other typical problems)

What could be the cause of my chronic cough? (it is not asthma, gerd, post nasal drip or any of the other typical problems)

Chronic cough: Medications is another cause. Have you been trialed on meds for the cough such as an anti-reflux pill for 4-6 weeks or an inhaled medication for 4-6 weeks since much of reflux is silent and there is a large component of something called cough variant asthma with totally normal breathing tests. ...Read more

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My breath has smelt acidy the past 2 days.cause? How do I fix it? I have gerd, post nasal drip. Recently gums bleed when brushing. Crown 1month ago

My breath has smelt acidy the past 2 days.cause? How do I fix it? I have gerd, post nasal  drip. Recently gums bleed when brushing. Crown 1month ago

Reduce acid: You need a acid reducer or controller to reduce the acid production . Do note that reflux may cause gum and dental problem as well. Have you talked to your doctor yet? ...Read more

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Have gerd. Was on aciphex (rabeprazole) for years but stopped like 6 months ago. Now my spit is like a yellow mucus. Is this post nasal drip caused by gerd?

Have gerd. Was on aciphex (rabeprazole) for years but stopped like 6 months ago. Now my spit is like a yellow mucus. Is this post nasal drip caused by gerd?

Possibly: Ph probe studies have shown that acid reflux from the stomach can reach the nasopharynx (area behind nose). You may go back on Aciphex (rabeprazole) to see if this resolves the yellow mucus. What you describe is a nonspecific sign of inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more