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How Does Acid Reflux Cause Hoarseness
Backflow: Backflow of stomach contents (stomach acid and pepsin) into the throat and larynx can lead to inflammation and irritation. This chronic exposure can lead to an assortment of symptoms including voice change, loss of vocal range, sore throat, dry cough, foreign body sensation in the throat, throat clearing among others. Heartburn is not a frequent symptom in patients who reflux into the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
What to do to clear up hoarseness in throat caused by GERD or acid reflux. There are no nodes on the vocal chords.
GERD : The symptoms are compatible with gerd.Get a more detailed answer ›
Acid reflux: The first thing to do is to treat the acid reflux. There are a number of medications that will reduce the acid content of your stomach and minimize any damage the acid might do to your vocal cords. This should be treated and you should see a physician to be on one of our stronger medications. ...Read more
I've had burning in chest n cough for 3 days n some hoarseness throat raw n like inside chest is could this be acid reflux ?
Maybe partly: WHile the burning in the chest could be related to GERD, the other symptoms sound like they could be related to a common cold (viral infection) or seasonal allergies. GERD can cause all the symptoms as well, especially if there is liquid coming all the way up to the throat. OK to try anti-acid meds to see if it helps the burning. See you primary care oif no relief, or worse. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Suffering frm acid reflux for past 1 year now getting pain in whole throat redness in epiglottis,and now hoarseness or my voice chnged wht should i do?
LPR: You have what sounds like laryngopharyngeal reflux(LPR). This is a common condition from reflux also known as GERD. Man patients only have LPR symptoms. Aggressive Rx with acid suppression is suggested with a PPI ( proton pump inhibitor) such as omeprazole- it may take 4-8 weeks to get better. ...Read more
24 y/o acid reflux past, throat feels inflamed, swollen, food feeling stuck. ENT saw nothing. I'm also hoarse. Endoscopy next week what could this be?
Worse GERD: it sounds like your GERD is worse. It may be that you need to have an increase in your medication and buckling down on antireflux precautions. Hopefully you'll be able to tell more after the endoscopy. Stick with your current medications for now, and consider adding in extra Tums (calcium carbonate) when ever you have worse symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
My throat has been hoarse for 1month.1st doctor said I have allegies.2nd doctor said i had a throat infection and 3rd doctor said I have acid reflux. Is this serious .Should i be worried
Maybe.: Someone needs to look at your voicebox with a fiberoptic scope to make a diagnosis. Those are all reasonable guesses but you need to look. ...Read more
HDry throat no cough a bit croaky when i talk dont smoke little hoarse intermitent no lumps no neck swelling got acid reflux i think aswell?
Reflux: Acid reflux can cause you to have a hoarse voice, especially if it's a chronic problem for you. I think if you get your acid reflux under control, or better control, this may dissipate for you some. If the lanzoprasol isn't providing full relief you may consider trying another reflux medication. Talk to your doctor about your options, of which there are quite a few. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It may.: The esophagus is a fairly posterior structure within your chest cavity. Many with acid reflux will feel burning between their shoulder blades in addition to or instead of under their breast bone. If antacid or famotidine or Omeprazole quiets the back "burning", then there is your answer. ...Read more
Possible: Acid reflux can cause a bad taste, sore throat. I am not sure what you mean by a dry tongue. I hope you are being treated for acid reflux. The acids can badly erode your teeth. Acid reflux can be caused by sleep apnea. So if you are tired all the time, snore, gasp for breath while sleeping, are overweight, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: More seriously, though - this can also be a symptom of an ulcer. You should probably see a GI doc to diagnose and treat what is going on. ...Read more
Hoarseness is having difficulty producing sound when trying to speak, or a change in the pitch or quality of the voice. The voice may sound weak, very breathy, scratchy, or husky. Hoarseness is usually caused by a problem in the vocal cords. Most cases of hoarseness occur with swelling (inflammation) ...Read more
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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