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When will my weed anxiety dissapear its been about 8 months since I've had it I have a lump in my throat but no panic attacks can this be globus reflux?

When will my weed anxiety dissapear its been about 8 months since I've had it I have a lump in my throat but no panic attacks can this be globus reflux?

Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Reflux (Definition)

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


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Diagnosed with Gerds my symptoms dry throat, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, globus. Silent Reflux. How to Naturally heal throat and esophagus ?

Diagnosed with Gerds my symptoms dry throat, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, globus. Silent Reflux. How to Naturally heal throat and esophagus ?

GERD: Please repost and define your notion of "naturally." Please consider health & disease overall; in other words, how would you define treating, say, a heart attack or stroke or life-threatening high blood pressure or status asthmaticus or uncontrolled seizures or severe GI bleeding "naturally"? ...Read more

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Globus sensation, acid reflux, had gastroscopy, said everything is fine, LES open a tiny bit, keep taking lanzoprazole, feeling worse now. why?

Globus sensation, acid reflux, had gastroscopy, said everything is fine, LES open a tiny bit, keep taking lanzoprazole, feeling worse now. why?

Medication effects: Lansoprazole is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms. It can have side effects, more so if taken for more than one year. It does not help Globus sensation which is likely due to stress causing Anxiety due to Relationship problems, breakups, work and finances. Avoid •CaffeineAlcoholSmoking •See Gastroenterologist for Lansoprazole side effects, •Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Medication ...Read more

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I saw an ENT &was diagnosed w/acid reflux &globus. Was put on prilosec. How long until my acid reflux goes away? Will Prilosec make me gain weight?

I saw an ENT &was diagnosed w/acid reflux &globus. Was put on prilosec. How long until my acid reflux goes away? Will Prilosec make me gain weight?

Family practice : You may have had recurrent sore throats, cough, or loss of voice secondary to acid reflux. Prilosec is used to stop acid production in your stomach. It depends on your symptoms and frequency how long you will need to be on it. Keep your head up at night , don't eat close to bed time. You may want to see a GI dr to see if there are any further damage to the lining of your esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Why does silent reflux cause globus sensation? How long can I take prilorsec safety?

Swelling: LPR causes that "lump" sensation due to the swelling and inflammation in the back surface of the larynx which encroaches on the entrance to the upper esophagus for swallowing. You can take Prilosec as long as necessary under the guidance of your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does acid reflux cause globus sensation in throat?

Why does acid reflux cause globus  sensation  in throat?

Inflammation: Acid reflux can cause inflammation of tissues or irritation of the nerve endings in your upper airway/GI tract which can be perceived as a sensation of a lump in your throat. Sometimes depression or anxiety which are associated with pro-inflammatory states in your body can cause the same sensation. ...Read more

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May i know possible causes and cure for globus pharengeous? Would ssri help , or could it be due silent reflux

May i know possible causes and cure for globus pharengeous?
Would ssri help , or could it be due silent reflux

Globus causes:: Reflux; esophageal motility disorders; infection /inflammation of pharynx; upper aerodigestive malignancy; thyroid diseases; enlarged base of tongue; rare pharyngo-laryngeal tumors; psychological factors & stress, et al. Treatment with high dose ppi for reflux may help; endoscopy & other tests may reveal cause; in absence of physical findings, ssri & counselling may benefit. ...Read more

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Is heart burn & globus sensation a sign of a hital hernia? Or more likely acid reflux.

Is heart burn & globus sensation  a sign of a hital  hernia? Or more likely  acid reflux.

GERD: Heart burn & globus sensation can be in both Hiatal Hernia and Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disorder(GERD) Other symptoms of Hiatal Hernia are- bloated feeling after eating, belching, difficulty swallowing, chest or abdominal pain, vomiting blood or passing black stools or shortness of breath. See Gastroenterologist for Diagnosis, discuss endoscopy; have Treatment. See Psychiatrist for stress. ...Read more

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For years have globus sensation in throat and can cough up mucus but it's still there, reflux no heartburn and sometimes can't fill lungs. Causes?

For years have globus sensation in throat and can cough up mucus but it's still there, reflux no heartburn and sometimes can't fill lungs. Causes?

Globus etc: Hi MelaniH~ you have REFLUX which is the central issue, because GE reflux while recumbent can cause gastric fluid to enter the esophagus and spill into the lungs. This will give you irritation in the esophagus and cause globus sensation and can cause irritable airways and lower respiratory obstruction witth asthma symptoms. See your doc. See a GI doc. get lung functions done, start asthma meds thx ...Read more

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What is venous reflux?

What is venous reflux?

Vein Valve Collapse: Veins contain one way valves which under pressure can sometimes fail and allow blood to backflow or "reflux". This is what leads to spider or varicose veins. ...Read more

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