How do I cure laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Control, no cure. First see an ENT and/or GI doc to present them your symptoms - and after this has been diagnosed and everything else has been ruled out - the GI doc will probably give you medications, diet advice and possilbe weight loss advice to control your reflux.

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LAryngopharyngeal reflux takes months to recover from. Will it not return back once PPI are stopped as there is no cure for acid reflux?

Possible. If it comes from what you eat then adjustments in your diet. If overweight ; weigth loss will help but if the lower valve (between stomach & esophagus is damage or leaking then will persist. Then PPI vs fundoplication (reflux surgery) shoould be discussed. Although if mild reflux medical therapy is better. Read more...

Is there a permanent cure for sore throat due to laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Med & surg options. Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Had response to acid blocking drug before considering surgical option? Read more...

What is a good diet for laryngopharyngeal reflux?

Anti reflux diet. Diet is less important than adequate acid surpressive medication. Also not eating late at night is important. Read more...
Tricks to help GERD. Over 70 million americans have gerd, and most will benefit from acid blocker medications. Behavior and diet can help by minimizing dietary fats and grease, mints, alcohol, tobacco, spicy and large volume meals, caffeine, chocolate. Minimize salicylates (like aspirin), avoid laying down or bending over 2-3 hours after eating, cut out bedtime snacks, and keep your weight under control. Good luck! Read more...

What are most common symptoms of Laryngopharyngeal reflux?

After prolonged. and untreated reflux the most common signs are continually "clearing your throat" and a raspy voice from the inflammatory stimulus gastric acid has on the larynx. Read more...

What happens if I get my laryngopharyngeal reflux (silent reflux) symptoms under control is there still a risk?

Acid reflux. Generally no. Some people control with diet control and others with meds. See a GI for an upper endoscopy to look at the esophagus and stomach and have an ENT look at your throat and vocal cords. Read more...

What causes laryngopharyngeal reflux? Cancer?

ENT / GI. You should see a ear-nose-throat (ENT) specialist and/or a gastroenterologist to help clarify. Read more...