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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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 50 year old male. My weight is 158.7lbs and height is 5 feet 5 inches. I am a vegetarian. I do not drink alcohol and I do not smoke too. I have recently stopped taking tea and coffee. I do exercise regularly. I am suffering from the following symptoms for the last five years but n... Read Full »
Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq.com. From going through the information you have provided, it is clear that currently you are on treatment for suspected GERD - gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux disease). You have been having intermittent problems over five years. Acid reflux can cause breathles... Read Full »