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I hate having to clear my throat. Will dieting help?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Probably not
Being overweight can cause esophageal reflux which could then cause chronic throat clearing but that is quite a stretch.
If throat clearing is from chronic sinus drainage, dieting will not help.

In brief: Probably not
Being overweight can cause esophageal reflux which could then cause chronic throat clearing but that is quite a stretch.
If throat clearing is from chronic sinus drainage, dieting will not help.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Throat clearing
If this acid reflux is caused by being overweight, losing some weight may definitely help relieve some of your throat clearing. Feel better.

In brief: Throat clearing
If this acid reflux is caused by being overweight, losing some weight may definitely help relieve some of your throat clearing. Feel better.
Dr. David Martin
Dr. David Martin
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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
Can't imagine how that will help at all.

In brief: No
Can't imagine how that will help at all.
Dr. Matthew Goren
Dr. Matthew Goren
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