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Sore throat & difficulty in speaking can be symptom of gerd?

Sore throat & difficulty in speaking can be symptom of gerd?

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

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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Whats gastroesophageal reflux disease? Is a cough, sore throat, spitting up little blood (not sure if still doing it) and burping a lot symptoms?

Whats gastroesophageal reflux disease? Is a cough, sore throat, spitting up little blood (not sure if still doing it) and burping a lot  symptoms?

Reflux: All the symptoms you mentioned can be caused by ger. In ger! , acid from your stomach can backflow to your lungs to cause a cough and bloody mucusas well as causinf a sore throat. ...Read more

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How long can a sore throat from GERD last?

How long can a sore throat from GERD last?

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 more

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How long could it take for GERD to cause a sore throat?

How long could it take for GERD to cause a sore throat?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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Have been having stomach issues & sore throat from gerd for almost a month. How do I know if I have too much or too little stomach acid?How do I fix?

Have been having stomach issues & sore throat from gerd for almost a month. How do I know if I have too much or too little stomach acid?How do I fix?

Your doc can give: You something for it after he/she diagnoses it. You can also use dgl, available in the health food store. These capsules are licorice w/out an enzyme that raises blood pressure. They coat the lining of esophagus. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more