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What is bile and why do I get it in my throat when I lay down?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Dig. aid, u shouldn'

Bile is a digrestive detergent that emulsifies fats; is made in liver, stored in gallbladder, travels down ducts, put into small bowel in duodenum, just past the stomach-in the duodenum. It should head south, i.
e. Down intestine. Can reflux up into stomach; uncommonly can also reflux up into lower esophagus; even less common into throat. More likely acid/stomach reflux. Chronic?- see doc.

In brief: Dig. aid, u shouldn'

Bile is a digrestive detergent that emulsifies fats; is made in liver, stored in gallbladder, travels down ducts, put into small bowel in duodenum, just past the stomach-in the duodenum. It should head south, i.
e. Down intestine. Can reflux up into stomach; uncommonly can also reflux up into lower esophagus; even less common into throat. More likely acid/stomach reflux. Chronic?- see doc.
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