I also find that a sip of water eases my pain and am curious as to why. I've gotten to the point that I always have a bottle of water with me just in case this happens. Hope someone responds and lets us know why this works.View Thread
I have had GERD symptons that doctors can't get under control now for about 4 months. Recently, I have been getting "flem" in back of throat...it won't come up if I cough, but it won't go down if I keep swallowing either. Has anyone else who has acid reflux/GERD ever experienced this? It gets very annoying...sometimes I feel like I'm going to choke, yet I have no problem eating, swallowing or drinking anyting...Weird.View Thread
Torcal, Again, I want to thank you for your quick response. One question I have for you is that I've noticed you reply to alot of questions on this board...are you in the medical field or how do you know all this stuff? I definitely will ask my doctor about this since I have an appt with him on the Jan. 20th. Thanks again for the info.View Thread
Torcal...thank you for responding. I did have an endoscopy in late October for them to see what was going on with this GERD situation I am having...I think they would have most likely seen a tumor or aortal aneurysm at that time...I hope so anyway. I went to another gastrologist and he started me on Carafate, which coats your stomach...I have gotten some relief from that. But I still have some phlegm in back of throat at times...not always though. He just thinks it's a post nasal thing and wants me to see an ENT doctor..hopefully this will go away on its own. Again, thank you for your response.View Thread
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