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    Acid Reflux

    Acid Reflux (or to use its full name, gastro-oesophageal reflux) is a relatively common complaint, where stomach acid travels back up from the stomach into the oesophagus. Read more →

    I have been suffering with acid reflux for a while. Not so much the burning in the throat but more the pain in the Pitt of my stomach under my breast bone. It is a constant dull ache that's always there, get extremely bloated when eating so try to avoid eating as much as I can which isn't healthy? I've been on omeprozole and lanzoprezole but they seem to make the pain worse and cause acid in throat. Does anyone have same problem? An what has helped it ? It's driving me mad I use to enjoy exercising etc but the pain just won't allow me anymore. Thank you





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    Hi my name is jermaine I'm from jamaica I also have this acid reflux problem very bad ..nbefore I moved to the ststes I woke upone morning breathing breathless as if I had just ran a marathon without slowing down and I felt as if I was going to die...so it went away then it came back I can't even stand when my acid reflux is accuring ...a Mather of fact I just got sent home from work today ...apr /13/2014 because of acud reflux ..however back to jamaica before I got here..so after my second visit to the doctor he gave my purple pill nexium..didn't work..and so you know my body have a strong tolerance so if it work for me it will work for you ...so I went to another doctor ...this pill is the only bill I can rimeymber it's name and where it came from it's called LANZAP .....THIS PILL IS THE BEST PILL I HAVE EVER TAKING IN MY LIFE THST MAKES ME FEEL LIKE A REGULA PERSON BREATH LIKE A REGULA PERSON SO IF YOU CAN GET THE ORIGINAL AND NOT THE GENERIC TRUST ME IT WILL WORK..OF CURSE FROM YOUR DOCTOR JUST ASKE HIM OR TALK TO HIM ABOUT IF..I CAN'T FIND IT HERE IN MY STATE BUT MAYBE IT'S IN YOURS....THANKS AND RIMEMBER STAY AWAY FROM GREEZY FATTY PROCESS FOOD...I MADE THE MISTAKE TODAY JUST BECAUSE I WAS FEEING GOOD AND EAT A MC STAKE AND EGGS ...WERST MISTAE EVER...I WILL NAVER EAT IT AGAIN ....THANKS FOR READING STAY SAFE KEEP HYDRATED FOR THE SUMMER IT'S HOT OUT THERE...:)

    Have you had your gallbladder checked? If you have stones or an inflamed gallbladder, it can cause those symptoms, it did for me. Ask to get an ultrasound, if anything, it will at least rule it out. Good luck!

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    Hi, I am a 34 years old female. For the past 3 months I have a discomfort in my throat. It feels like I have drank hot water and burn my throat. Also it feels like a strong irritation in my throat and an inflamation on the left side of my throat. Doctors in România told that this is an yeast infection, the bacteorology is inconclusive, but doctors are sure is thrush. At the endoscopy nothing was shown apart from white lines down my throat. I have tried 3 different treatments with fluconazole, hidraconazole and chetoconazole, but there was no result. I feel this discomfort constantly, I wake up during night with panic attacks. Am I ever going to get rid of this thing? Please help! Any advice is welcomed.





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    hi,been having the feeling of something stuck in throat for about 4/5 weeks come and goes also feels throat is getting narrower, during and after eating if something is stuck in throat in mornings very bad all over coating on the tongue,50 years of age smoker tried everything to stop.





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    I suffered really bad with tonsillitis and Quincy throat as a child. I had my tonsils taken out but still developed Quincy throat. I am now in my 30 and have been diagnosed with strep throat, I have been on antibiotics for 3 days but it seems to be getting worse? I have the swollen neck, struggling to swallow saliva, swollen tounge and lock jaw? Should I go bsck to my GP?





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    I went to my doctor, as I have small orifices in the back of my throat which are trapping food. I asked him if I could have refferal to an ENT specialist. My throat is very sore, and my uncle died of throat cancer. He has now advised me that there is nothing that can be done under the NHS, and that I would have to go private. His other words were, " I would have to live with it". I am only a pensioner, and cannot afford to go private. I feel very surprised that I cannot even get this checked by a specialist. Any advice ?





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    Hi. I have what looks like a couple of polyps on the right hand side of my tongue right at the back in between my throat and tongue. In addition it feels like I have something in my throat when I swallow too, I guess this is the polyps I can feel. Also I have had a dry throat through the night and a very slight dry cough too. I also have a thickly inner ear and I can hear something moving in the ear when I walk up stairs, Are all these connected? Maybe it is all related to the wisdom teeth, they come out tomorrow eek! 42 and Male.





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    hi, im about ninety percent sure that acid reflux is what i have. i just wanted someone to clarify - can it be a kind of feeling like something trapped in the back of your throat? just at the back? and kind of slightly burning? most things i've read say behind your breastbone which is why im wondering. thanks.





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    When I am sleeping all of a sudden fluid will come up and into my throat. I wake up and run to the bathroom. I am not getting sick to my stomach. Then I have to cough and clear my throat for 1/2 hour or so to get rid of the fluid in my throat/lungs(?). It is stomach fluid (I guess) coming up. This has been happening more frequently since the middle of July. I had radiation 3 years ago to my lower body and am wondering if this could have possibly damaged something and it took this long to show up.





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    I have this too and have been diagnosed with hiatus hernia and reflux. It's worth seeing your gp and following his/her advice.

    hi ive had a burning inner nose for four weeks now it gets worse when i eat or smoke also i can feel it at the back of my nose going down the throat my nose feels like its closing my doctors said its slightly inflamed but havnt been given anything and its getting worse thanku





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    Hi my name is sangram and I am from India.India . I use to drink twice a week (180 ml of whisky). And sometimes I used to drink it neat. But from past 5 months I have quit drinking. But since then m into a great depression about thinking myself affected with throat cancer. I don't have any problem like trouble in swallowing neither I have a sore throat. But sometimes I feel something strange with my throat. So I am very much worried about my current situation. Please suggest me what should I do in this situation





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    I have the same complication as u do. Dont know if i should get it checked or not

    Don't know if you will see this but it honestly sounds like anxiety or panic attacks. You said you're worrying about throat cancer, which you needn't be. Anxiety can cause a lot of symptoms and one of the most common is issues with your throat, whether feeling a lump, tightness, or heavy swallowing. Also, depression and anxiety go hand in hand.

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    Please can anybody help? I have had a burning tongue for over 2 years now, every day, all day, it only stops when I sleep then starts again as soon as eat or drink. Drs say there is nothing they can see and can offer no solution. Now the burning seems to be travelling to the back of my throat as well. This affects my life a lot, it is very depressing.





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    i have been to a ENT dr twice and they both tell me Im fine yet for about 3 years now i get a reaccuring Pain,Rawness,burning sensation in the upper back part of my throat accompanied by burning in the ears....they Both said probally acid but i havent had any problems with that





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    I have had acid reflux symptoms for a few years now, but they are getting more frequent and much more intense. I am anxious about eating anything these days, I just dont know whats going to trigger my symptoms. Most noticeable (painful) symptoms on a daily basis: - Wake in the morning with sinuses and throat clogged up with mucus which takes hours to clear - stomach ache/burning immediately after eating - constant burping/need to burp - food regurgitation (the weird thing about this is it is effortless and does not taste acidic) - intense throat burning which can make me sick - nausea - loss of appetite - blocked sinuses - headaches - sleepless nights - constant throat clearing/mucus obstruction I have been on double doses of omeprazole for over a year to no avail. I drink Gaviscon for fun but ironically it actually burns my throat! Nothing helps me with this condition whatsoever. I am due to have endoscopy next week. Hopefully they can pin this on something and i can get my life back!





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    I hope so too! Let us know how your endoscopy turned out. I have had similar symptoms for the past 3 months.

    Thanks for your comment Lilly. I had the gastroscopy done yesterday. Word of advice, TAKE THE SEDATIVE. I had a pretty rough experience. I backed out of the sedative at the last minute as I wanted to be up and out as fast as possible. I choked and gagged all the way through and felt quite panicky. The staff were great and reassured me. The tube was thicker and firmer than I expected, and it felt very unnatural. However, over very quickly and there are literally NO after effects other than a slight sore throat. The plus side, they found a hiatus hernia which us causing my acid so i can move forward and make changes to phase it out. They also found inflamation of my small bowel which is something i never expected. I am having crohns disease investigations soon as it runs in the family. All in all a very positive experience. Its amazing how much they can find in a matter of minutes. Its worth the 5 minutes of discomfort people. Take the sedative, thats my only regret

    Hello, some 6 weeks ago started to feel completely 'bunged up', going into sinusitis, couldn't breath, lump in throat, mouth burning, tounge enlarged. Unable to sleep flat so unsuccessfullly trying to sleep proped. Now having gone through 3 courses of anti biotics, an anti viral course, mucus thinners, and acid stomach inhibitors. I still have the post nasal drip, sore throat, 'gerd' symptoms. Cannot sleep flat, feel congested lump in the throat, sore throat from time to time and I am so tired.





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    My husband has the same problem exactly the same symptoms we have tried everything were looking for help tried every diet but dosnt stop its very embarrassing always sniffing blowing his nose it's depressing all the doctors are telling him to take the tablets, now he's been diagnosed with barretts and the doctors say there's nothing they can do for him just the medications to stop getting worse.

    I went in two weeks early on my baby with bad stomach pain to be told it's gaulstones my gaulblather had infection I have to get removed in jan, them two weeks ago I went to A&E with a lump feeling in my throat with burning sensation they did an X-ray nothing there and an ultra sound it was my gaulblather agin inflamed two weeks on I've that lump feeling on throat burning sensation in chest I'm bringing up green phlem acid stuf I think it's the bile I'm worried bought the lump feeling it's very annoying I'm also on tabs for acid reflux





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    Hi , I had this burning feeling in my throat went to the doctor he said I had acid reflux , now the burning feeling gone but it feel some thing is stuck down there and some time it feel like a pinch plz help me





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    I too have Urticaria which I have had for 10 months now, I have tried different Antihistamine treatments but some of the tablets my throat seems to react to and tighten and the hives get worse. Recently I have been experiencing a lot of different symptoms such as pains in my knees and elbows, and a burning needle like pain under my right foot,sensative skin on my inner thighs and stomach. I have tried to avoid the 12 foods that I was intolerant to for three months and after reintrocing them I still can't seem to telerate bread and milk they make my throat tighten. I have lost a lot of weight during these months of Urticaria I was 10st 10lb but now I am 8st 6lb and my bones are protruding and seem to have no muscles. Also have trouble remembering stuff now and get sensative in my throat to certain perfumes, aftershaves and air freshners. Does anyone else have all this, or do you think there is other things going on. My quality of life has certainly deminished and I wonder if any of this will ever go away.





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    im the same since being pregnant i had acid badly and started to get pain in my right side of throat and my gland always swelling ,i was really scared about throat cancer as i smoke .the doctors refered me to ent and had camera down my throat which came back clear,had a exray also done and was clear .now i have sore throat and my gland like a golf ball.im really worried plzzz help with advice .im also pregnant again my throat was fine for a while but i started getting acid again and my throat got sore again





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    First of all stomach acid and heartburn etc can burn your throat lining so be aware and take gaviscon or antacid tablets to keep heartburn at bay, I'm not at all sure what is causing your sore throat, but I suffered chronic sore throats and several bouts of tonsilitus for 4 years and received no help from docs they prescribed spray to dry my sinus because I also had constant mucous (post nasal drip) well now I have slight memory loss so they decided to run blood tests and it turned out that I am very deficient in vitamin D, when I googled vit D deficiency causes and symptoms the cause can be pregnancy's close together which I had (3 months break) I have 1 dc 5 and 1 dc 4. Because vit D stores are used a lot during pregnancy, also the symptom of Vit D deficiency is the body mimics dairy allergy i.e. mucous accumilation and sore throat which is what I decided I must have but looking back I don't suppose I would suddendly aquire a dairy allergy at 40. Your comment has similarities to my case so I thought it may help you to know, I am now taking vit d plus calcium to help absorption from boots 1 tablet daily and within 3 days my sore throat and constant mucous has gone and my memory seems better so I'm happy, check with your doctor or midwife before trying vit D if you think thats right for you just with you being pregnant although I doubt it will do harm, on the other hand if you are deficient in vit D it could have consequences for developing baby. good luck

    Hi, I am 16 years old, 5' 6" and 200lbs. I don't smoke, don't drink (aside from squash, tea occasionally, milk and water). However, i recently had a severe sudden cough and sore throat, which comes and goes as it pleases. It causes extreme discomfort and wakes the rest of myfamily up at night. I don't know what to o, ive tried nexium plus, gaviscon, antacids, rennie, hyperacidity regulators and traditional methods, but this acidic burning in my throat, chest and nose is getting worse instead of better. I'd appreciate if someonecould help me outhere as its extremely uncomfortable and doesn't help my athsma.





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    I have acid reflux... Im taking pantomperazole and ratidine. Im always burning and the last five days its constant burning in my stomach, chest and throat. Its taking over my life as I dont want to go out or socialise.. Work is becoming a problem also... I am waiting some results to see if the stomach valve is loose. I also had camera test and have polops in my stomach which they say are ok and should not cause a problem. Anyone else suffering like this?? Any suggestions...





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    I have acid reflux, that burning sensation in the back of my throat. I vomit daily. Am so miserable. What is wrong with me and what can I do?





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    I have acid reflux, that burning sensation in the back of my throat. I vomit daily. Am so miserable. What is wrong with me and what can I do?





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    It sounds like you haven't been to the doctor which of course is the FIRST step

    I have acid reflux, that burning sensation in the back of my throat. I vomit daily. Am so miserable. What is wrong with me and what can I do?





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    I'm wondering if you can catch chlamydia through french kissing someone who had the infection in their throat. Is it possible to kiss somebody who carries it in their throat, contract it in to your throat and then give it to someone else via oral sex?





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    I've had my tonsils removed after having constant trouble with them, however 6 years on I've never suffered hardly a sore throat since until this week I noticed I had a swollen throat for around 4 days and struggling to swallow, I looked in the mirror and the back of my throat is full of white/yellow spots...is it possible for your tonsils to grow back?? Or is this just an ordinary throat infection??





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    i have lumps at the back of my throat and there are loads of little ones all around the back of my throat there are lumps i also have coughed up bloody flem and i have been couging i have cold like symptoms and my eyes have gona all red like conjuctivitis iv also had diarrhoea.. i looked up the symptoms and causes of throat cancer and i have all the things im also a smoker and i drink ALOT every single weekend i get very drunk. Im only sixteen so im really scared and worried i actually am crying because i think i have it. Im going to the doctors with my friends today because i cannot tell my parents that i smoke or drink all the time, what will happen if i do have throat cancer will i lose all my hair ? im actaully really scared i dont want to not be able to talk or have a massive hole in my throat. I am really hoping i just have a throat infection but its like alot of lumps and sists at the back of my throat

    I'm taking Omeprezole (losec). Seems to calm the burning in throat. Keep way from chocolate,tomatoes, mints. Try a mouthwash called Cb12 you can get it in boots or amazon.

    I have thick white stuff on my tongue and I feel that there is something stuck in the back of my throat and lower down my throat like a strand of hair. I have to keep gulping so I'm filling myself full of gas which can be very embarrising. I have an appointment with a nose throat and ear person but I'm worried as to what this may be as it's been going on like this for about eight to ten week.





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    It could be a nasal drip, you can get prescribed nasal sprays from your doctors. I have this and whenever you get a cold most of the time you will get a nasal drip which gives you thrush on the tongue thing is the white stuff, the feeling something is on the back of your throat and bad breath.

    hi i also have the same thing along wiv a few lumps like swollen taste buds at the back of my tounge and has bin goin on for 4 weeks aswell and same with the swallowing just makes it better for a second then comes bk and a burp alot its really anoying with no pain

    Hi have ad a sore throat four three weeks but it doesn't feel like a sore throat but hi am going to ave a pipe down my throat dus enemy one no wot it could be plus hi ad white specs at the back of my throats





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    I have the feeling of a lump in my throat, had a camera down my throat, medication and am due for barium meal next week. Up to now nothing has been found. This feeling of something stuck in my throat stops me sleeping and is very uncomfortable although not painful. Any ideas?





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