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How will i know what does acid reflux feel like?

How will i know what does acid reflux feel like?

Heartburn: Heartburn (acid indigestion: burning pain/discomfort that can move up from stomach to middle of abdomen & chest & into throat. Regurgitation (sensation of acid backing up into your throat or mouth) can produce sour/bitter taste, & a "wet burp" or even vomit some contents of stomach. Dyspepsia (stomach discomfort): burping, nausea after eating, stomach fullness/bloating, upper abdominal pain. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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What does gerd or acid reflux feel like? I have trouble speaking clearly and throat tightness and want to know if it is related.

What does gerd or acid reflux feel like? I have trouble speaking clearly and throat tightness and want to know if it is related.

Sounds like you've: already been diagnosed with reflux. GERD (esophagitis) can develop if you've had untreated reflux for a while. Reflux sometimes causes a burning sensation in the stomach or lower esophagus and belching. Occasionally stomach contents can reflux up to the throat and you can taste or feel them. Reflux can cause hoarseness, cough and sore throat. Hard 4 me to say if these symptoms are related. ...Read more

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Why does acid reflux feel like you have constant post nasal drip?

Anatomy may cause : If you have this problem in the morning it means you are having reflux as you sleep, the acid may be pooling in the back of your throat. This can cause irratation to the mucosa and make you feel like you have PND. As the day goes on acid may still be coming up from the stomach. There are medications that can help this as long as you have been checked for allergies, which may also cause symptoms ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of gerd or acid reflux feel like burning sensation in the lungs? I have chest discomfort, hard to tell if acid reflux or asthma type

Can the symptoms of gerd or acid reflux feel like burning sensation in the lungs? I have chest discomfort, hard to tell if acid reflux or asthma type

Check on chest pain: Pleuritic chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked. ...Read more

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I have headache, tight throat, chest pain , blur vision and very tired. Issit becos of my bad acid reflux, feel like someone is chocking me.

Acid reflux: Hello. Some of your symptoms sound like reflux induced but some don't. Choking sensation, tightness in your throat, and maybe even chest burning could be linked. The headache, blurred vision, and fatigue i'm not too sure about. Begin a low acid diet, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I would like some help solving my acid reflux, where do I start?

Make an: appointment with your physician or your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Acid reflux bad feels like i'm dying have it every night, what to do?

Acid reflux bad feels like i'm dying have it every night, what to do?

Please make an: appointment with your physician or your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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