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Gerd Sore Throat
I am useing e cig and have gerd. Sore throat for two weeks. Dr says it post nasal drip pills not working. Whatlse could it be? 2 neg strep test
Any time: Even one episode of gerd when you are sleeping , can cause acidic gastric juice to passively regurgitate into your mouth and cause sour taste and sore throat. If you have sympoms of gerds, it is very important to treat as soon as possible. Chronic gerds can cause asthma symptoms and can change the lining of your distal esophagus which can eventually cause esophagael cancer. ...Read more
Do I have gerd? I have a sore throat, i feel like I have more syliva and i feel sometimes like there's food in my throat. I get hungry and no vomit
This might be GERD: The feelings you are having are possible signs of gerd, albeit some are not the "cardinal" typical signs (i.e. Heartburn, regurgitation). One way of testing is to take a medication like Prilosec otc for a full 3 months to see if it has any impact on your symptoms. An alternative is to go to a GI md and get testing. ...Read more
If progressive...: 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, even a higher risk of throat cancer. Initiate acid blockers to start healing & treat GERD manifestations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: This may be what we call extra esophageal manifestations of gerd. Most people see an ENT first, get placed on an acid reducing agent and then get referred to a gastroemterologist. ...Read more
I have a persistent sore throat for almost 2 months.culture normal and drs says nthg wrong.could it be due to GERD? Im taking antiacid but still pain.
Just came out of a cold & cough. After shower (at night) cold gets worse & frequent and i wake up with a sore throat, mucus. Lingering cold or gerd?
Cold: Most colds are due to viral infections o the upper respiratory tract , and last 10-14 days. It is common to have a persistent cough afterwards , along with excess mucous production. Gerd is typically associated with heartburn and regurgitation if stomach contents into the esophagus and/or throat. Gerd can get worse with stress as well, such as when you have a cold. ...Read more
I've been waking up with a sore throat for the past 2-3 months. I don't have a cold, I have gerd, and i'm prediabetic. Are my conditions related?
Does sore throat caused by post nasal drip and GERD get heeled and how much time is required after starting the medicines.chronic sore throat for 6 mn?
Sore throat: You have two different problems. The allergic post nasal drip will be solved with Flonase in a few weeks. The reflux will take a few months and will require Prilosec twice a day and Zantac at night. It can take 3 to 6 months to get better in most cases. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a tight chest and a sore throat after recovering from cold, no coughing. Diagnosed gerd. Should i worry about the tight chest?
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