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Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Lpr Symptoms
Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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
What happens if I get my laryngopharyngeal reflux (silent reflux) symptoms under control is there still a risk?
I have symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux. Would a pH test diagnose this (differentiate it from allergies) and how is it done?
GI: The GI specialist would scope your esophagus and place a probe or two on it. YOu will be wearing a portable receiver to record the pH and frequency of reflux. The probe would come out with your bowel movement within a couple of days. Most of the time, LPR has some typical laryngorhinoscopic findings also. ...Read more
Can laryngopharyngeal reflux cause you to wake up with bloody mucus? I've had symptoms of post nasal drip for months now. Not sure what the cause is..
Can a general practitioner diagnose laryngopharyngeal reflux? After reviewing the symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux, i would like an examination to see if that could be my condition and don't know if i need to see a specialist or my regular doctor.
Yes, any MD/DO ...: That is familiar with the problem can make a presumptive diagnosis base on information you provide. Often there are no specific findings on examination however an ENT will look at your voice box with a mirror of fiberoptic scope to find supporting clues. There are elaborate tests that may confirm the diagnosis however dietary changes, elimination of stress, and medications may clinch the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laryngopharyngeal reflux. What are the symptoms? I have cobblestones in back of throat and trouble breathing? Any true tests to show it's causing this
LERD suspected: 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, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance pH testing with a symptom diary can best characterize lerd. ...Read more
Laryngopharyngeal reflux from forward head posture? It seems this is the only explanation for my symptoms. Constant mucus in my throat after eating.
Is laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) a dangerous condition in a short term? What additions/changes to my diet can I make to ease it?
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR), what is the best way to treat this? Always mucus in my throat and have to clear throaght continuesly
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