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Ever Heard Of Acid Reflux Meds To Help Asthma In Adults
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
I have a chronic cough. I've been diagnosed Asthma and Acid Reflux given meds for it but no results. Lately I get very thirsty and the veins on my?
See a doc! : Acid reflux or asthma can cause a chronic cough, but if treatment for those conditions doesn't help, it's time to look for another cause. Heart problems, cancer, and even certain medications can cause a chronic cough. A doctor can do tests to narrow down the cause, which is important. If treatment for any condition isn't working, always let your doctor know! ...Read more
I'm 18 I have two reasonably sized what feels like swelling in my throat I have asthma and acid reflux disease, please could you help me?
Tonsils?: Do you mean the 2 lumps at the side of the throat usually called tonsils? If they are suddenly enlarged, be from an infection. If your stomach content reaches up to the throat area, then it may cause irritation and enlargement of the tonsils (i must admit that I have only seen this effect on the lingual tonsil which you would not be able to see without a scope but not the pharyngeal tonsil. ...Read more
I just found out my acid reflux is triggering my asthma. Now have to change my diet. I know what not to eat but what do I eat?
What you tolerate: If it doesn't cause symptoms, eat it. ...Read more
Can acid reflux give you asthma? If so how can I prevent myself from getting asthma? (assuming I currently don't have asthma )
Acid reflux : Presuming you have reflux, your best plan is to take good care of yourself and it, and don't worry about what you don't have. People with reflux should lose weight if overweight, avoid alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, citrus fruit, fried/fatty food, garlic, peppermint, onions, spicy food, tomato-based food such as Italian/Mexican. Eat small meals often, no bedtime snacks. Take meds as needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
GERD: Acid reflux or gerd or heartburn is a condition when lower esophageal sphincter or muscular ring between the stomach and esophagus (feeding tube) becomes weak allowing stomach acid to leak back to esophagus, especially when laying down, when that happen at night time as you are laying down the acid from stomach can backflow as far as your lungs causing asthma symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does acid reflux get into your lungs, i get asthma type feeling when relux is bad. Does this meaning acids getting in the lung?
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
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
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