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Gerd And Hoarseness
Can GERD cause voice hoarseness and a tight feeling in my throat when im swallowing food? My family has a history of gerd.
Hoarseness is having difficulty producing sound when trying to speak, or a change in the pitch or quality of the voice. The voice may sound weak, very breathy, scratchy, or husky. Hoarseness is usually caused by a problem in the vocal cords. Most cases of hoarseness occur with swelling (inflammation) ...Read more
I have GERD and on omeprozole, my mouth/tongue is very dry & my voice sometimes is hoarse. Anything i can take? Is this cause from taking ppi s?
Baking soda in water: Stomach acids from gastric reflux can be very irritating on the throat and vocal cords leading to hoarseness and dry mouth. Omeprazole can also dry out normal secretions that keep your mouth moist. Avoiding acidic foods (citrus, tomatoes, etc.) spicy foods and alcohol can help control gerd. Drinking a glass of water with a teaspoon of baking soda after meals will neutralize acids too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hoarseness in my voice for 3 weeks. I take prilosec. How effective is Prilosec for GERD or lerd? Also im getting over being sick this last week
I have had some voice change and hoarseness. For about 3 weeks i don't feel sick now but was sick a week ago. I take Prilosec for gerd. Should i worry?
Possible LERD?: 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) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...Read more
What to do to clear up hoarseness in throat caused by GERD or acid reflux. There are no nodes on the vocal chords.
Had history of post thyroidectomy left vocal cord weakness , with its presentation. The Q can GERD worse the condition? Cause dyspnea, hoarseness of voice?
Yes: GERD could cause those symptoms even with the vocal cord weakness. You should be checked. ...Read more
I've had hoarseness and frequent throat clearing for years.Always thought it was post nasal drip but lately developed heart burn. Likely gerd related?
Possible: Or rather LPR, laryngopharyngeal reflux, that's when the stomach acid reaches the throat in GERD. Kindly ask your doctor to refer you to an ENT specialist who would examine your upper airways too for the possible post nasal drip as well, you may need treatment for both conditions, LPR can be controlled when GERD is controlled, good luck ...Read more
Yes GERD Plus: Many persons develop gerd due to postnasal drip. That is your sore throat. Clear nasal symptoms: hum, pulsatile irrigation at a rate to restore nasal cilia. Gerd: elevate head of bed. No food three hours before bedtime. More at www.Grossaninstitute.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with silent gerd. I had post nasal drip and hoarsness. A few days later i experienced sinus congestion and 100.2 fever. I currentl?
Sinus infection?: With sinus congestion, post nasal drip, fever, I would wonder if you have a sinus infection. You may need antibiotics, so see your doctor. In the meantime, "Simply Saline" spray, a nettie pot, guaifeniscen, may all help. If you feel severely ill, go to the ER or urgent care center. GERD can be responsible for hoarseness, choking sensation, and a range of other symptoms OTHER than heartburn. ...Read more
I've had a hoarse voice for a few months. Other symptoms: heartburn, throat clearing, sore throat. I am 29 and a smoker. Throat cancer?
I have black stools with constant heartburn vomiting hoarse voice and difficulty swallowing also abd pain with a needed but unintentional weight loss?
What are thissymptoms heartburn, chest pain, regurgitation, difficulty swallowing, a fullness in the throat, cough, pneumonia, hoarseness, dental erosions?
Your symptoms: Your symptoms suggest that you should start by seeing your primary care physician for an evaluation. He\she may refer you to a gastroenterologist and ENT specialist. You should also see your dentist for an evaluation. Diagnosis and treatment is best accomplished by a one on one exam with the appropriate professionals and not over the internet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic cough, heartburn (usually controlled with meds), fatigue, horseness, chronic pain. Could this be lpr?
Could be: Laryngopharyngeal reflux manifests as a sensation of a ball in your throat, a need to clear your throat and can be associated with gastroesophageal reflux. It can also produce hoarseness. I can't comment on the fatigue and chronic pain. Have an ENT perform a fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
When my GERD acts up sometime s I feel lightheaded especially after bending over. Cause? Vagues nerve? What do I do to stop it?
Heartburn plus more: Not everyone with gerd has heartburn. The primary symptoms of gerd are heartburn, regurgitation, and nausea. Heartburn usually is described as a burning pain in the middle of the chest. Other symptoms include hoarseness, laryngitis, chronic dry cough, bad breath, earaches, chest pain/discomfort. ...Read more
Depends: Treatment is unique to the individual symptoms, severity, and goals of each patient. Options include dietary changes, medications, endoscopic or surgical procedures. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Heartburn: Gerd is the medical term for heartburn. It stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is your stomach acid refluxing or rising up into your esophagus ( food pipe) which presents as a burning sensation. If left untreated for a long period it can lead to severe irritation and inflammation of the lining of the esophagus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer