LPR..SILENT REFLUX

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There doesn't seem to be a lot of places to go on the internet to exchange information about laropharangeal reflux....I hope I spelled that correctly!..Also known as silent or airway reflux. It doesn't present itself with heartburn in the majority of cases. Constant throat clearing and postnasal drip like symptoms are the most common. I have a mucus like feeling but I really cant expel anything. It is making me miserable. I dont really have a cough or a sore throat. Sometimes a globus feeling..but mostly this darn mucus sensation.

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    Man I know the feeling all day everyday I have mucus in my throat and now I have been diagnosed with h pylori so its making it worst. Nothing I do gets rid of it, except when I chew gum. Also I have very dry mouth, lips are severely dry on the inside my teeth are taking a toll as well. Wish I knew what to do to make it stop cause its ruining my life for sure

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      hi, I am going through the same issue with constant acid and nasal drip. How are you doing? and progress or relief. I just tried Sucralfate for the first time and it made my throat burn badly.

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      I had my throat scoped out by an ENT today. You may have contact ulcers (not serious) like I do which could be causing your throat irritation. They are caused by the constant throat clearing in lpr. This is a difficult condition to get on top of.

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      I am scheduled to see and ENT doctor soon. I am pretty sure my throat issues are from constant reflux...running out of things to try. my doctor is now talking about a possible surgical solution. all I want is to stop the constant relux! I keep having little burps all day long and then I feel the burn. I hope you too find some relief from this.

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    I had had both kinds of GERD. After going through some really nasty tests to see how bad my acid was my doctor's comment was, "boy do you have a lot of acid." I had a hiatus hernia. Had a three hour operation to repair the hernia and thought I would be ALL SET but no I wasn't. Though I do not get the acid coming up and burning my throat I still have silent gerd. I've had this for at least 10 years and have tried everything. I tried sleeping with the lift, didn't work. I tried changing my diet, didn't work. I am back on 20mg of omeprazzole twice a day and still I have a nasty nose, mucus in my throat, sore throat in the morning and a cough. Wish I could give you some positive steps you could take! But then I wish someone could help me! I also have diverticulitis and that's not fun either.

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      Sorry it took me so long to respond to your post, I am still having the constant acid coming up, its burning my mouth so bad, I have diverticulosis which is not as bad as diverticulitis, I am so afraid to get the surgery for this not sure what to expect from it, I just want the acid to stop coming up all the time, its destroying me, I so wish there way someone who could help us both and then with this virus crap going on what is there for one to do. I wish I could just die in my sleep. I would take my own life but I am too afraid to do it. Well I hope you feel a little better soon, I will keep you in my prayers.

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    Yes I am learning this is a chronic condition without a clear endpoint. I stayed on the omperazole for 8 weeks..actually still on it. I embraced the low acid diet regimen and actually had reduced symptoms for awhile..it took almost every bit of 8 weeks to get to that point. I strayed from this wretched diet for a week or 2 and undone all the progress...my fault! I am going to see a specialist just to make sure it's not something more serious. I sympathize with your struggles.

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