Gerd Symptoms

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is when the stomach acid flows back into the mouth. The symptoms include heartburn or burning sensation in the chest, chest pain, problems swallowing, food and liquid regurgitation, feeling of a lump in the throat, and chronic cough.

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Should I get a small skin tag on my uvula checked?

Query: Hello, I have noticed a small 'skin tag' or some kind of wlongation of my uvula. It does not cause me any problems but I am wondering if I should get it checked? Thanks in advance!  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi! There is nothing that you need to be worried about regarding an elongated uvula. Here are few causes which can increase or potentiate an increase in the size of the uvula. Chronic smoking Alcohol consumption Gerd with lpr (gastroesophageal reflux with laryngopharngeal reflux) Dehydration ...  Read Full »

What can cause moderate cough and a lot of gas?

Query: I have moderate cough from last 2 weeks and very little sputum which is very rare. Also I have no fever no problem is swallowing but I can feel a little pain when I touch my throat below the jaw area. I had runny nose 2 weeks back but not so much and now that is also gone. So no runny nose as of n...  Read Full »

Dr. Elangkumaran

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hi the problem what you have is called gastroesophageal Reflux disease people those who have this condition would develop dry cough especially at night and sore throat burning sensation in the stomach I would like to know is there any recent history of weight gain? ! sleep disturbances causes gas p...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for acidity and the feeling of something stuck in the chest.

Query: For the last one month i am having gastic issue as i feel that some thing got stucking in my chest or stomach and have acidic feeling in throat more over constant air get passes through my mouth but nothing relaxation at all. Got heavy chest pain on left side during the period. My digestion process ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well it seems you have gastroesophageal reflux GERD. You acid symptoms can be defined by presence of GERD. You should start Cap Esomprazole 40 half hour before meals. You can increase the dose to twice daily half hour before meals if symptoms does improve in f...  Read Full »

I have heartburn, indigestion and frequent belching. Can it be GERD?

Query: Hello doctor, Heartburn and indigestion all day. Frequent belching. Gurgling in throat/ esophagus. Throat or esophagus is making a funny noise off and on for years sporadically. Diagnosed with Gerd and Larapharyngeal reflex. Clean endoscopy in 2 years back but esophagus is slightly twisted. Had dil...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most of the symptoms such as burping, gurgling within esophagus and funny noise all can be encompassed in to one diagnosis, that is, GERD. But thing which make concerned, are-you have 3 endoscopies and all showling normal without signs of ulceration which is not usua...  Read Full »

How to get relief from constant heartburn and other related symptoms?

Query: A couple of weeks before I got severe heartburn, I often felt really bloated and nauseous especially after meals but I kept ignoring it as the symptoms would go away. A month back, I had a faint heartburn throughout the day, and woke up in the middle of the night with severe heartburn all over my ch...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I can understand that must very much frustrated for your ongoing non resolving symptoms. I want you to understand why this symptoms of heartburn occurs in reality. Hear burn is a common symptoms, that can occur in normal subjects as well but does remain long. In som...  Read Full »

Can gastric problems result in cough, sore throat, and headaches?

Query: 1) I'm having cough & sore throat for many years. sometimes I cough after I wake up from sleep & sometimes I just start coughing randomly. My throat will be itchy sometimes, but no pain. 2) suddenly I get headache Star at the back of my head until my shoulder. I get this headache often. It just sta...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, There are two possibilities for the problem your having 1. A chronic gerd with lpr( gastroesophageal reflux with laryngopharngeal reflux). Basically over here acidic gastric contents have a faulty reflux into your throat and this can be the reason of feeling something stuck in your throat or j...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest medicines for heartburn, dry cough, and nausea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having heartburn, dry cough, and nauseous feel for almost a month now. I have amended my diet for more than two months and have not been eating pork or beef. I am taking veggies and fish now. Also, I am eating small portions already. At the onset, I experience that food has b...  Read Full »

Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I reviewed your detailed history, which is more suggestive of reflux disease. I would like to prescribe some treatment at the moment, and I am hopeful that it will get better. There is nothing to worry about and nothing to panic. If you have any other query kindly get...  Read Full »

How to get rid of the feeling of mucus stuck in the throat?

Query: Hi Dr. I was operated for Nasal polyps surgery 3 years back. From last one month or so, It seems that some mucus is always stuck in my throat and I have to clear it every now and then. This gets worse while lying on bed. I showed it to my ENT specialist and he mentioned that it is GERD and prescri...  Read Full »

Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Dear Welcome to icliniq I reviewed your history and attach file of ENT Surgeon. The problem you described is very typical of two things 1)Postnasal drip or 2)GERD As ENT Surgeon seen you and they ruled out postnasal drip so it is more in favour of GERD and another supporting evidence is its aggra...  Read Full »

What can cause a burning feeling in the throat, nose, and stomach?

Query: Not been feeling to good for more than 4 weeks now, no appetite so have lost weight, night sweats. Whole body feels weak and uncomfortable all day this has gotten worse during the past week and a half. Nose and throat feel like they are on fire, coughing more after eating. Stomach also feels like...  Read Full »

Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling so well. Reading about your symptoms the most common differential diagnosis would be GERD or Gastro esophageal reflux disease. It is basically reflux of the acidic content of the stomach into your food pipe or oesophagus that causes all these probl...  Read Full »

Can GERD result in the feeling of something stuck in the throat?

Query: Hi, I have a problem in throat for the last one month, Initially, i have a stomach problem, so i Just start Stomach relief medicine, like Rebicid and Gavascone Syrup. I feel better after some days and now my stomach is good, but i have a problem in the throat, i feels like some thing stuck in my t...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Your prediction is almost as right as what I am also considering. The most common reason of having this irritation in throat with a feeling of lump or something obstructing while swallowing can definelty be a feature of chronic GERD. Eve though you might asymptomatic in between, the inflammat...  Read Full »

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