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Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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I have acid reflux, and now got lump in throat. How to clear lump in throat ?

I have acid reflux, and now got lump in throat. How to clear lump in throat ?

LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor rx. Discuss with your ent. ...Read more

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How does reflux affect smoking weed lump in throat and ears i can't listen to music and i can't smoke weed neither?

How does reflux affect smoking weed lump in throat and ears i can't listen to music and i can't smoke weed neither?

Love to help, but...: You may be describing laryngeal-esophageal reflux -- please refer to healthtap answers regarding lerd. Can't help you though with what choice of music you listen to or the advisability of smoking weed. However, making the best healthy choices you can early in your adult life is something i would highly recommend! ...Read more

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Been burping, feeling of lump in throat and sensation that their is backflow. Nexium (esomeprazole) not working. Could symptoms be more anxiety than actual reflux?

Been burping, feeling of lump in throat and sensation that their is backflow. Nexium (esomeprazole) not working. Could symptoms be more anxiety than actual reflux?

Possibly.: Anxiety can make reflux worse . I suggest that you go back to your doctor to discuss this and try another medication or adjust your dose. You also need to discuss the treatment for your anxiety. ...Read more

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Lump in throat feeling. Ct scan found nodules we r watching. Endoscopy found reflux. Omeprazole and patonase for over year. Feeling still there.

Lump in throat feeling.  Ct scan found nodules we r watching.  Endoscopy found reflux.  Omeprazole and patonase for over year.  Feeling still there.

Lump in Throat: Are the "nodules" in your thyroid? If so, have you had a needle biopsy or ultrasound? Also, gerd can be chronic and may need more agressive management... Elevation of bed, increased omeprazol, a change in diet even surgery in extreme cases. See an ENT specialists to check out your need for patenase. ...Read more

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For 2 days feels like there's a lump in throat & it burns.Burping & sometime bitter taste in mouth. Antacids don't help-can acid reflux last this long?

For 2 days feels like there's a lump in throat & it burns.Burping & sometime bitter taste in mouth. Antacids don't help-can acid reflux last this long?

Possible LERD: 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) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Lump In Throat (Definition)

This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...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