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What causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly reflux

Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe.
Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sitting). Do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to going to bed. Take Prilosec otc before breakfast and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 before dinner. No coffee, tea, soda, tomatoe products. If you are not better within 2 weeks see an ENT doctor.

In brief: Possibly reflux

Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe.
Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sitting). Do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to going to bed. Take Prilosec otc before breakfast and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 before dinner. No coffee, tea, soda, tomatoe products. If you are not better within 2 weeks see an ENT doctor.
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Best to check with your doctor to be sure these symptoms are actually from GERD, before treating.
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible reflux

If this occurs with eating, this may be a symptom of reflux and esophageal spasms.
It would help to know when your symptoms occur.

In brief: Possible reflux

If this occurs with eating, this may be a symptom of reflux and esophageal spasms.
It would help to know when your symptoms occur.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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