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Whys acid indigestion giving me a sore throat?

Whys acid indigestion giving me a sore throat?

LERD with GERD: 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. Please get evaluation & treatment for your laryngo-esophageal reflux. ...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


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What's acid reflux.Doctor said swollen feeling,sickness in my throat with horrible taste is acid reflux.not pregnant.How does it bother the throat?

What's acid reflux.Doctor said swollen feeling,sickness in my throat with horrible taste is acid reflux.not pregnant.How does it bother  the throat?

Acid in esophagus: Acid reflux or GERD is characterized by gastric acid contents to reflux back to the esophagus, worse at night, after a big meal, after mint candies or gum, after eating tomato sauce, alcohol, spicy foods. The acid may reflux to the back of your throat, specially at night. Life style modifications and medications are the primary treatment for GERD. See your family doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop acid reflux in a sore throat?

How can I stop acid reflux in a sore throat?

Antacids: Gastric reflux is helped by taking an antacid at bed time. Try eat supper 3 hours before you go to bed. Prevacid or Zantac (ranitidine) at night will also help.Both are over tne counter meds. If all of this does not help you may need gastroscopy to rule out esophagus or stomach abnormalities. ...Read more

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How can I relive a sore stinging throat from acid reflux?

How can I relive a sore stinging throat from acid reflux?

More info: What make you feel it is from reflux? You should be seen by your doctor for possible treatment. Until then, lifestyle modification. Limit caffeine, no eating 4 hours before bed, limit alcohol. ...Read more

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Acid reflux food coming up in my throat, what can I do?

Acid reflux food coming up in my throat, what can I do?

Need for evaluation: It would be prudent to see your doctor to assess the cause. In the meantime try reducing the amount you eat; if you are overweight - lose some weight; you may take over the counter ant-acids, especially at night. ...Read more

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Does eating spicy foods effect to mouth sore? Coz I have a mouth sore and my friend suggestd me ascorbic acid.. Whats ur opinion?

Does eating spicy foods effect to mouth sore? Coz I have a mouth sore and my friend suggestd me ascorbic acid.. Whats ur opinion?

Possibly- try herbs: Canker sores have many possible causes- esp. Acidic foods like citrus & tomatoes & allergenic foods, esp. Dairy; you may need to experiment to see. Spicy foods may irritate them but seldom cause. Toothpastes with sodium lauryl sulfate may cause as well.I don't think vit c helps much but licorice root is proven to help- you can get a tincture or lozenge.Sea buckthorn oil also often helps them heal. ...Read more

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What is acid reflux. Doctor told me to get Gaviscon because of rotten taste in my throat and choking or fullness or swelling feeling I'm getting.

What is acid reflux. Doctor told me to get Gaviscon because of rotten taste in my throat and choking or fullness or swelling feeling I'm getting.

Acid up: if you are pregnant now the increase pressure in youe abdomen from enlarging uterus will push the acid from your stomach up to your esophagus that is reflux in early pregnancy the hormonal changes your body experiencing will first create more acid ,then sevond it will relaxation in the sphincter between the stomach and the esophagus allowing more acid up ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? I notice I feel this when my stomach is upset & when i feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. Help!

Can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? I notice I feel this when my stomach is upset & when i feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. Help!

Yes it can!: As the acidic contents of your stomach rises to the back of your throat it can irritate those areas. Also, your brain "refers" pain from the back of your throat to your ears. That's the reason. ...Read more

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Pain in my throat is pretty strong. Radiates into my chest and to my stomach. Not acid reflux. Not a sore throat, different. Ideas?

Pain in my throat is pretty strong. Radiates into my chest and to my stomach. Not acid reflux. Not a sore throat, different. Ideas?

Unclear...: Need lots more details and probably some tests through your local ENT doc or even er if severe. List of a few possibilities: could still be reflux in absence of heartburn, infection, throat cancer, muscle spasm or strain, autoimmune disease.... If short term, likely nothing serious; if present for weeks or more, should definitely be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hard bloated burning stomach, tightness in throat feels difficult to breathe at times, symptoms of acid reflux or something else?

Hard bloated burning stomach, tightness in throat feels difficult to breathe at times, symptoms of acid reflux or something else?

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux would be high on my list. This often precipitates asthma which may be complicating your breathing. Other possible causes would include peptic ulcer disease, esophageal spasm, ulcer or diverticulum. ...Read more

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Difference between neasua, sour stomach, and acid i guess that comes up to your throat?

Difference between neasua, sour stomach, and acid i guess that comes up to your throat?

Nausea: Nausea is the feeling that you will vomit. Sour stomachand acid feeling in your throat both reflect increased acid and acid reflux.. ...Read more

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Last night i woke up to pain in my neck, pain unlike a sore throat. Close to my chest. When i eat or swallow too. Acid reflux or heartburn? Take tums (calcium carbonate)?

Last night i woke up to pain in my neck, pain unlike a sore throat. Close to my chest. When i eat or swallow too. Acid reflux or heartburn? Take tums (calcium carbonate)?

See a GI doctor: Use of agents which reduce acid production in the upper GI tract may be necessary, but first you need to be examined to make sure there is no other manageable cause for these symptoms. Go see someone and get this worked out soon. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause voice hoarseness and a tight feeling in my throat when im swallowing food? My family has a history of gerd.

Can GERD cause voice hoarseness and a tight feeling in my throat when im swallowing food? My family has a history of gerd.

Maybe: It can certainly cause hoarse voice, but of those seeking relief if respiratory symptoms with anti reflux procedures only have about a 60-70% chance if success. The tight feeling you have in your throat is even less clear as to the cause, but its not dangerous. ...Read more

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Why is heart burn giving me a sore throat sometimes?

Acid reflux: Backflow of stomach contents (not just acid) comes up the esophagus, and irritates the tissues of the throat; can cause hoarseness, chronic cough, throat clearing, as well as vocal cord problems, such as nodules, granulomas, etc. See md for lifestyle and medical rx. Avoid fried, greasy, fatty foods, alcohol, coffee, peppermint, large meals, lying down after eating. Elevate head of bed at night. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose X2 days. Throat feels dry and irrartaed, esophagus and stomach starting to bother me. Throat muscles bothering also.

Stuffy nose X2 days. Throat feels dry and irrartaed,  esophagus and stomach starting to bother me. Throat muscles bothering also.

Virus: Sounds like you are getting a cold with all those symptoms. Make sure you are drinking enough fluids and getting rest. Use OTC drugs as needed. ...Read more

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Acid reflux HORRIBLE & PPI isn't working had it 4 a month, even water comes right back up after drinking, raw throat, raspy voice in morning plz help?

Acid reflux HORRIBLE & PPI isn't working had it 4 a month, even water comes right back up after drinking, raw throat, raspy voice in morning plz help?

You might have: a motility disorder or a mechanical obstruction, or both. The only way to tell is for a CI specialist to perform EGD and x-rays. More medication is not the answer. ...Read more

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I have heartburn, sore throat, ear pain, hoarseness, keep needing to clear throat. Is this gerd?

Yes GERD Plus: Many persons develop gerd due to postnasal drip. That is your sore throat. Clear nasal symptoms: hum, pulsatile irrigation at a rate to restore nasal cilia. Gerd: elevate head of bed. No food three hours before bedtime. More at www.Grossaninstitute.Com. ...Read more

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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more