Could gastric reflux be causing my throat tightness?

Yes. I don't know your details. The answer is that your throat has no acid protection system. If stomach acid is allowed to reflux then it could burn your throat tissue. If this is recurrent you need checked.

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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.

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...

Can GERD cause throat tightness for several weeks? Drs believe I have GERD but I believe it's cancer according to internet description.

GERD complications. Don't listen to internet - it's a spooky place. 35yo male nonsmoker with anxiety and dysphagia is very likely to have GERD and very unlikely to have throat cancer. Even GERD can have a lot of complications - some serious. Don't dismiss it as 'just' GERD but do treat aggressively for at least 2-3 months. But also see an ENT for a complete scope exam to confirm diagnosis. Read more...
EGD. An EGD can clear up the issue for you. Have you had one of those? A GI doctor should be able to determine the presence or absence of cancer in the esophagus or stomach by an EGD. That being said, GERD and laryngopharyngeal reflux can cause a feeling of tightness in the throat. . Read more...

I always feel the contents of my food up my throat after eating. Is this sure sign of gastric reflux?

Reflux. This can be a sign of esophageal reflux but does not make the diagnosis. Read more...
Probably LERD w/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...

Does gastric reflux acid stay in lungs or throat for a long time?

GASTRIC REFLUX. The acid usually comes up to the esophagus and sometimes when lying flat in bed it may regurgitate up to the throat ang irritate trachea and voice box(larynx), thereby causing cough or hoarseness in some cases.It does not get into the lungs. Read more...