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What Is Lpr
What damage can LPR acid reflux can do to lungs in long term if my pft and xray blood report are normal do I need CT scan of lungs for breathlessness?
Treat LPR: If you have ruled out any cardiac and anxiety issue, you will need to get the LPR treated. If treatment failed, you may consider the Linx device. A Cochrane review had noted that treating reflux reduced the symptoms of asthma but did not improve lung function (if you have asthma). Vocal cord dysfunction may be triggered by LPR. Consult GI doctor for the LPR and ENT for vocal cord evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs monitoring.: We know that GERD can lead to Barrett's esophagus, which is a precancerous change in the inner lining of the esophagus. If left unchecked, this precancerous change will eventually become cancer. This is why those with GERD/LPR need EGD every two to three years, with eradication of Barrett's esophagus when it's found. ...Read more
What is best drinks for lpr? I can drink lot of water but not with meals.i been drinking de caf Lipton green tea with tea bags from Walmart is that ok
LPR?: hello~ please do not use abbreviations. They mean different things to different people and it could endanger your life. If LPR means reflux then generally caffeine can worsen acid production in the stomach. This is treated with elevation of head in bed, antacid 20-30ml before meals and bed, and good dose of H2 blocker daily. If reflux is severe its treated surgically thanks ...Read more
What type of lung problem LPR reflux can do I hve sob on exertion pft 2decho xray blood trst are normal, can it be due to lpr?
LPR: Lpr may worsen subjective symptoms of asthma but not the lung function based on a cochrane review. If you have sob within 5 mins after exertion, then your problem may be from vocal cord dysfunction which can be triggered by lpr. An ENT doctor can examine your throat when you have sob to document its presence. ...Read more