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Severe Reflux And Irritated Throat Following Fna Of Thyroid
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
ENT scope shows only minor redness on back of the voicebox. only symptoms lump feeling in throat, post nasal drip. What could this be other than LPR?
LPR common cause: The commonest finding in fiber optic or laryngeal exam is redness of mucosa of posterior vocal cords,is a strong suggestion of reflux,post nasal drip is also a strong contender,however if symptoms persists,evaluation by a gastroenterologist,to rule out esophageal disease, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had history of post thyroidectomy left vocal cord weakness , with its presentation. The Q can GERD worse the condition? Cause dyspnea, hoarseness of voice?
Yes: GERD could cause those symptoms even with the vocal cord weakness. You should be checked. ...Read more
What is causing hoarse voice and burning sensation in mouth and tongue randomly? Experience hoarse voice randomly daily after endoscopy a year ago. Inflammation, hiatel hernia found. Experienced sever and constant high anxiety. Taking meds for high bloo
A : A board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, in addition to an ent, would be a good choice since they can evaluate issues within the mouth and upper throat. Burning mouth syndrome is usually due to issues within the oral cavity, but discomfort can extend down the throat.The fact that you have a hiatal hernia and are being treated for reflux is a significant clue to the problem. Even though you may not have symptoms of reflux, it still may be occurring. All of your symptoms can be explained by this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat, choking on food , swollen lymph node in neck and chest , feeling of something in throat , (needing to clear) tiredness and asthma symptoms?
Check with your doc: This needs to be checked by your doc. Asap. ...Read more
Feeling burning in chest/throat area. Got endoscopy and bravo test shows no acid reflux and slight esophageal inflammation. What can be other causes?
persistent clearing of throat and excess mucus in throat Have tried allergy/asthma meds and low dose PPIs.
A new allergist or GI doc? Silent re
LERD possible: 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. Agree, further evaluation is in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx few yrs back with mulitnodular goiter, recently developed sore throat, with pain in throat and upper chest upon swallowing, could the 2 be related?
Lung irritation. Mucus in throat. Lethargy headache and pain behind right eye. Doc says LPR and stress. Had CT of lungs and sinus. All fine. Correct ?
Diagnosed with Gerds my symptoms dry throat, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, globus. Silent Reflux. How to Naturally heal throat and esophagus ?
GERD: Please repost and define your notion of "naturally." Please consider health & disease overall; in other words, how would you define treating, say, a heart attack or stroke or life-threatening high blood pressure or status asthmaticus or uncontrolled seizures or severe GI bleeding "naturally"? ...Read more
What can be done for recurrent larylngeal nerve injury (thyroid fna). Slow progression ( 2 yrs), mildly raspy, voice fatigue, some pain with speech. ?
Laryngologist: When the rln is injured, the vocal cord is paralyzed. Be seen by a laryngologist if you havent already. Some injections (dermal fillers) can be done to improve the voice by moving the vocal cord over a few mm. There is s more permanent solution with a procedure called thyroplasty which uses a silastic implant to push the paralyzed cord into a position that improves the voice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a burning sensation in throat. Slight discomfort and mildly horse voice with blood taste in mouth be a vocal hemorage?
Probably not: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Why does Laryngopharyngeal reflux or silent reflux cause the feeling of throat swelling and discomfort..
Acidic irritation: is what causes the symptoms, usually treatment includes use of antacids, in addition to other measures decided by your treating physician ...Read more
Can an inflammed esophagus cause pains in front of the throat and neck and fatigue? Burning feeling as well. I had an episode of bad reflux
Esophagitis: Gastroesophageal reflux can cause espohageal pain, spasm, burning and even hjoarseness as stomach acid irritates the vocal cords. General recommendations include PPI meds (Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid (lansoprazole) etc), no eating within 2 hours of bedtime, decreased caffeine/alcohol, smaller meals with snacks in between, elevate head of bed abd see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Lots of mucus.swallowing hurts rarely. pain/pressure at base of throat. Mild dysphagia. Have gerd,laryn/pharynghitis. ENT thinks its nothing serious.
Cervical spinal surgery status post 18 days. Continued discomfort swallowing. Pressure in front of throat. No hx acid reflux, etc Phazyme?
I am experiencing thyroid enlargement. The following also describe me: Neck lump or bulge, Throat tightness, and Difficulty breathing. Last may 5 201?
Head & Neck Surgeon : You have a goiter that is pressing on your pharynx and even compressing your trachea (your airway). You need to have it removed surgically ASAP! Go see MD (not a nurse practitioner) and don't let them dilly dally around. Get an Ultrasound or a CAT scan of your neck done to verify the source of the mass, and get a referral to a Head and Neck Surgeon ASAP!!! ...Read more
I have LPR reflux. Can this cause cancer in the larynx or throat? What % of people with LPR get larynx/throat cancer?
LPR: There have been reports however not in recent years. Questionable evidence. Very rare as a single factor. ...Read more
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
What could cause food stuck in throat, sore throat after eating and heartburn. Cancer of esophagus? Is endoscopy only way to diagnose?
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