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How can you get rid of a burning throat from acid reflux?

How can you get rid of a burning throat from acid reflux?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) causes burning of the throat. You start with dietary change. Reduce or eliminate foods that are spicy, greasy, carbonated, alcohol, caffeine, tomato, citrus, chocolate and mints. Also, pharmaceutical treatment options including antacids, h2 blockers (like zantac, (ranitidine) tagamet, axid) or proton-pump inhibitors. It is advisable to have this checked to make sure that's it. Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

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


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I have acid reflux and every evening, I get choking feeling in my throat which doesn't go away for few hours. Is there a way to prevent it? Thanks.

I have acid reflux and every evening, I get choking feeling in my throat which doesn't go away for few hours. Is there a way to prevent it? Thanks.

GERD to THROAT: To prevent GERD -- eat smaller meals, chew more thoroughly, make posture straighter, get up and walk after eating, sip water during and after eating, eat less meat. AND of course, take acid blocker or acid reducer each evening 30 min before eating, such as omeprazole or Pepcid (famotidine). Both are OTC. Read more

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How do I get rid of acid reflux?

How do I get rid of acid reflux?

PPI med: This is very difficult to treat without meds. Take an over-the-counter ppi med such as Prilosec or prevacid (lansoprazole). Read more

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How can I get rid of acid reflux?

Many things: lose weight, don't lay flat right after eating, avoid alcohol, coffee, chocolates, mints, spices.
you can take antiacids.
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What's the best way to get rid of acid reflux?

Start with diet: The first thing to do is start with diet modification. This includes removing caffeeine, nicotine, mints and speriment, tomotato sauce products, chocoloate, alcohol. Try to reduce late night eating, and large heavy meals. Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of acid reflux?

What are natural ways to get rid of acid reflux?

Change your eating: If you smoke stop. Limit caffeen to 24 oz a day. Avoid acidic liquids, food, and aspartamine. Elivate the head of your bed. Avoid carbinated beverages. Sometimes avoiding yeast and wheat can also help. You can try a histamine blocker such as zantac (ranitidine) otc 150mg bid or Prilosec 20mg daily. If your symptoms last more than 2 weeks see your doctor. Read more

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Are there any ways to get rid of acid reflux completely?

Are there any ways to get rid of acid reflux completely?

Surgery: There are surgical techniques that can be used to eliminate acid reflux, but there are some caveats. You will need to see a specialist who will assess the magnitude of the acid problem and help you with further decisions regarding the suitability of surgery in your case. Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acid reflux and the coughing it has caused?

What do I do to get rid of acid reflux and the coughing it has caused?

Medication: Start by watching trigger foods:choclate, caffienated beverages, fatty foods, . Take an otc proton pump inhibitor such as protonix (pantoprazole). Perhaps add an h2 blocker for added protection. Can also elevate head of the bed or use more pillows at night. Good luck. Read more

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What can I do to get rid of acid reflux chest pain?

Many many treatments: Elevated the head of your bed. Don't eat for 4 hours before going to bed. Liquid antacids like mylanta help. Chewable tablets like Tums (calcium carbonate) and rolaids are convenient. Histamine 2 blockers like ranitidine or Famotidine are available over the counter. Proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole are also available otc. If these don't work, you'll need to see your doctor. Read more

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Is tecta or Nexium (esomeprazole) good to take to get rid of acid reflux?

Yes: It is very good medicine but need prescription. It is a proton pump inhibitors. (nexium). Read more

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How can u get rid of acid reflux? I have it really bad. I also have anxiety/panic attacks. Help!

How can u get rid of acid reflux? I have it really bad. I also have anxiety/panic attacks. Help!

Calm down!: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. Read more

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How does famotidine help get rid of acid reflux like what does it do to heal the esophagus I take two 20mg a day?

Reduces Acid..: Reduces Acid production of stomach.........acid is corrosive, when reduced it allows the body to heal faster. Read more

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Can I get rid of acid reflux and gastritis for good without medication? It's really infringing on my life. Is this common at my age of 22? Nth works.

Can I get rid of acid reflux and gastritis for good without medication? It's really infringing on my life. Is this common at my age of 22? Nth works.

Certain: Food product can exacerbate symptoms, like coffee, fatty foods, alcohol, but you must keep in mind certain things must be ruled out like diaphragmatic hernia, gastritis and esophagitis. Check with your local gastroenterologist. Read more

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How cam I get rid of acid reflux medication. Anytime I stop I have big problem. I have been taking these for over 10 years.

How cam I get rid of acid reflux medication. Anytime I stop I have big problem. I have been taking these for over 10 years.

Gastroenterologist: I would hope that you're under the care of a gastroenterologist who will guide you through this endeavor to wean off ppi's, instruct you on proper diet and perhaps switch medications to ones like zantac or pepcid. Also be careful about avoiding aggravating items like alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and oily or fried foods. Avoid nocturnal reflux by sleeping with your chest higher than your stomach. Read more

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How to get rid of acid reflux? After I eat my chest burns bad

How to get rid of acid reflux? After I eat my chest burns bad

Gerd: Much of gerd is caused by diet. Cut back in foods such as spicy or fatty foods, citrus fruits, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints. Decrease caffeine, alcohol, smoking. Lose weight. Ultimately antacid medicine may help. Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


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