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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is caused when the acid in the stomach travel up to the throat and create a burning feeling in the chest. The symptoms are heartburn, bad breath, sore throat, hoarse voice, bloating, etc. It can be caused by consuming spicy and fatty food or due to obesity, stress, anxiety, pregnancy, smoking, etc.

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I feel something is stuck in my throat, but all the tests are normal. Do i need to do barium study?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 43-year-old male. I am 5'11 and weigh approximately 176.37 lb. I have been living in a country with predominantly cold weather conditions for quite some time. I am married with kids. I am an eggetarian and do not smoke or drink alcohol. I started a feeling of a pill or food stuck i...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the detailed history and the images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Globus sensation is the medical term for the sensation of something stuck in the throat or a feeling of the presence of a foreign body in the throat. Since you have h...  Read Full »

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