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All of the sudden my airway started tightening along with heartburn. I've had heartburn but never restricted airway, what happened?

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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
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In brief: Laryngospasm

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) may occur with or without gastroesophageal reflux ( the kind which produces heartburn).
Lpr can lead to spasmic closure of the vocal cords, known as laryngospasm. See your otolaryngologist to confirm this, and see your gastroenterologist for reassessment of your reflux condition.

In brief: Laryngospasm

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) may occur with or without gastroesophageal reflux ( the kind which produces heartburn).
Lpr can lead to spasmic closure of the vocal cords, known as laryngospasm. See your otolaryngologist to confirm this, and see your gastroenterologist for reassessment of your reflux condition.
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