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Doctor insights on: Severe Reflux And Irritated Throat Following Fna Of Thyroid

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Ultra sound showed nodule in right thyroid have a tightness in bottom of my throat when swallow feels like shifts left barium swallow=severe reflux?

Ultra sound showed nodule in right thyroid have a tightness in bottom of my  throat when swallow feels like shifts left barium swallow=severe reflux?

Thyroid nodule: Talk to your doctor about the need for nodule biopsy, as for reflux, you may need to make some changes in your diet , such as avoiding spicy food, soft drinks, coffee, tomatoes, fatty food etc... And you may need to take a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole, Lansoprazole or any other one in the market. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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've severe acid reflux can it cause 1 lingual tonsil more enlarged than other had previous thyroid cancer scared of throat cancer or base if tongue?

I've severe acid reflux can it cause 1 lingual tonsil more enlarged than other had previous thyroid cancer scared of throat cancer or base if tongue?

GERD: Severe reflux can result in the development of barrett's esophagus; which has an increased incidence of developing esophageal cancer. Upper endoscopy is a simple method for evaluating any esophageal disease. If your problem is severe, you should be on some form of acid blockade such as omeprazole. You may even benefit from some type of antireflux surgery. ...Read more

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Scratchy sore throat after thyroid fna. Is this normal and is it okay to cough?

Scratchy sore throat after thyroid fna.  Is this normal and is it okay to cough?

Normal: It's normal to be a little sore after a biopsy. Needles used are very small. Ok to cough. ...Read more

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Is hoarseness common after FNA of thyroid cyst? I had 15ccs drained and while my throat feels better, I am now very hoarse! It's been 4 days

Is hoarseness common after FNA of thyroid cyst?  I had 15ccs drained and while my throat feels better, I am now very hoarse!  It's been 4 days

Thyroid FNA: Needle aspiration of thyroid nodules is a common procedure with few side effects. But these include tenderness (bleeding into the tissues) and irritation on the phrenic nerve,. The latter may lead to a sensation of hoarseness or other difficulties with swallowing. ...Read more

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Ideas on soreness/bruises after benign thyroid cyst fna lasting wks; months later voice deeper; 1yr later throat aches/speech hurts. Ent said lpr.?

Ideas on soreness/bruises after benign thyroid cyst fna  lasting  wks; months later voice deeper;  1yr later throat aches/speech hurts. Ent said lpr.?

GERD: Gerd and lpr are essentially synonyms and certainly can be the cause. The ENT doctor should have also evaluated the possibility of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury, either from biopsy or possibly from autoimmune related hypothyroidism. Start with your internist to evaluate these possibilities. ...Read more

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I suffer from bile gastritis. And monthly suffer from attacks. Last night i had severe acid reflux, now my throat is raw, how can I get relief?

I suffer from bile gastritis. And monthly suffer from attacks. Last night i had severe acid reflux, now my throat is raw, how can I get relief?

GERD: You have a condition called gastroesophagel reflux disorder in which gastric contents get up to your esophagus and cause these symptoms. You need to be examined by a doctor and treated in addition to the dietery/eating habbits. ...Read more

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I have a very irritated throat due to acid reflux my GP prescribed me a PPI, but not feeling better. Anything else more natural I can take to help?

Reflux: Managing Reflux has more to do with what you may need to avoid and lifestyle changes than taking medication. We really dont know anything about you, not even your age, let alone your medical history, BMI, social history etc. So we can't be expected to provide you with a relevant response. I suggest you obtain a more detailed consult through Healthtap Prime at which time you can be more informative ...Read more

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Waters comes back up throat ? Does this mean I have severe acid reflux ? Everything always comes up I tried some pills they did t work

Waters comes back up throat ? Does this mean I have severe acid reflux ? Everything always comes up I tried some pills they did t work

See answer: Your symptoms sound like reflux. The following website will be very helpful for you: http://bit.ly/1oBHu1n Also go to MY Checklist on "Treating Heartburn" If your problems persist consider an online consultation here at Health Tap http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Fine Needle Aspiration (Definition)

Fine needle aspiration is when a doctor inserts a small needle into a part of the body to withdraw cells or fluid. This is typically done to capture a tissue sample to send to ...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