Laryngopharyngeal reflux has caused severe throat irritation. I am on Nexium (esomeprazole) for a month with little improvement. Is this type of healing long term?
Yes. If indeed LPR is the cause of your throat irritation (and the condition is frequently misdiagnosed) it often takes a long time to see improvement. Occasionally it can take 3 months with double dose therapy to get relief.
I am on nexium (esomeprazole) and renetedine due to laryngopharyngeal reflux for about 9 months. It is just not going away. What should I di?
GERD. with today's medications, it is usually possible to control reflux fairly well. If your meds are not working, you should talk to your G.I. physician about options. In the meantime, be sure to follow anti-reflux precautions, avoid particular foods which make your reflux worse, stop caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and tilt your bed up on blocks. If all else fails, there are surgical options also. . Read more...