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Long time.....: Gerd can lead to bronchospasm which, in turn, leads to cough. The cough will likely continue until the getd is adequately treated. If the cough continues after that, then there may be other factors contributing to the cough including bronchospasm from another etiology, post-nasal drip, etc. So, if you are still coughing, see your doctor again. If you smoke, you need to quit! ...Read more
What is a GERD cough like? I had gastritis last week and now I have a tickly cough, could it be linked?
Possible, unlikely: A cough can be caused by many things, gerd being one of them. Not sure how you know your had gastritis, but that is not linked to gerd or a cough. Environmental allergies and asthma would typically be at the tip of the list. Of course if you smoke, that would influence it as well. ...Read more
How common is LPR without coughing at all? Studies often split into GERD with/without cough or they use acid to study cough reflex. No cough = no LPR?
I have GERD but which i was diagnosed 8months ago well i had a tummy issue now i'm fine but i started coughing leading with burps dry cough GERD again?
My mom, 60, has burning sensations all over her body and scalp for 3 yrs with joint pain, recurrent cough, GERD & memory loss.Any suggestion?
Complex issues: You describe several different problems. It is hard to determine if there is a single unifying cause of these problems. You may have to take each problem and work with a specialist for each to address it. Alternatively, your internal medicine physician may be able to find some endocrine cause that is linking these problems together. ...Read more