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How can I soothe my throat after reflux?

How can I soothe my throat after reflux?

First relax: This is very uncomfortable. In my office i make GI cocktails that include xylocaine (lidocaine) viscous and mylanta. But if it is a recurrent problem i demand it be scoped. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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How to soothe the throat and esophagus if you have reflux?

Liquid antacids: Liquid antacids like maalox and mylanta, to name a few will provide fastest relief. ...Read more

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How can reflux affect my throat?

How can reflux affect my throat?

Multiple ways : Stomach juice in the throat can lead to irritation and inflammation. This in turn can cause a variety of symptoms from excessive mucous (the feeling of post nasal drip) to hoarseness, throat clearing, feeling of a lump in the throat, swallowing difficulty, pain and even in rare cases - cancer. It is important to be treated. Throat reflux is harder to treat than heartburn requiring changes in diet. ...Read more

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Throat closing, could this be reflux? Allergy?

Throat closing, could this be reflux? Allergy?

Possibly: Really need to see an ENT to figure this out. May be other things. Need to assess the airway. ...Read more

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Every time I start to eat my throats feels full.. I get acid reflux on and off but it's not getting any better. Would Nexium help?

Every time I start to eat my throats feels full.. I get acid reflux on and off but it's not getting any better. Would Nexium help?

Hiatal hernia?: These are very unusual symptoms for a 25 year old female and I urge you to undergo a medical evaluation. If you are morbidly obese, increased pressure in your abdomen due to central abdominal and organ fat that may cause reflux. If this is chronic I am concerned you may have a hiatal hernia or a structure of your esophagus restricting the passage of food bolus that may require dilatation. ...Read more

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Reflux acid can make feel something stuck in the throat?

Reflux acid can make feel something stuck in the throat?

Possible: An estimated 20 - 60% of patients with gerd have symptoms in throat (hoarseness, sore throat) without any significant heartburn. A failure to diagnose and treat gerd may lead to persistent throat conditions, such as chronic laryngitis, hoarseness, difficulty speaking, sore throat, dry cough, constant throat clearing, and granulomas (soft, pink bumps) on the vocal cords. ...Read more

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Best way to heal throat from possible acid reflux damage?

Best way to heal throat from possible acid reflux damage?

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. Treatment starts with acid suppression using the same drugs to fix GERD. ...Read more

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Can cobblestone seen in throat be a result of acid reflux?

Can cobblestone seen in throat be a result of acid reflux?

Cobblestone throat: Anything that can cause an irritation in your throat can cause the appearance of cobblestone, such as acid reflux, allergies, or sinus drainage. ...Read more

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Any medicine for throat spasm & dryness due to acid reflux?

GERD: Yes many. First don't eat after 7 pm, secondly chew you food well and minimize water or fluids with you food. You may wish to raise the head of your bed about 5 inches. Lastly see your doctor and get an h2 blocker. Since much of your stomach acid occurs at night. Be careful what you eat. ...Read more

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