GERD (Acid Reflux) Community
Lump in throat feeling and now raspy voice
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) / Acid Reflux with topics including: Causes, Constipation, Diagnosis, Diarrhea, Drugs and OTC medications, Living with GERD, Loss of Appetite, Preventing Flare-ups, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Support, Surgery, Tests, Treatments.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Lump in throat feeling and now raspy voice

I'm getting worried. My symptoms seem to be geting worse and worse. I saw the doctor last week and they told me to increase the Nexium to twice a day. I'm getting an upper GI with SBFT on Monday. I want to request an endoscopy too. They agree it sounds like GERD. I'm worried it could become Barretts.
I've had constant hearburn for awhile now. The last month or so I've felt a constant lump in my throat. Now my voice is sounding raspy. Is this a symptom of GERD or something worse? I pray it doesn't move to Barretts. I'm getting a little more concerned.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
620923_tn?1405964489
Hi April...do u have post nasal drip also?

Have u had ur thyroid checked recently?

Reflux can affect the vocal cords so it is possible this is from gerd.

I also get the raspy voice, but was told it might also be from my thyroid...so if u haven't been checked u may want to.

"selma"
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Was diagnosed recently with barrett's but ya just have to keep a watch on it......i get hoarse and raspy, too...........doc says it's all related, plus I had surgery 4 mths ago and still have it............have lots of chest dryness too
Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Gastro Tracker
Gastro
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336 "There is only one thing t... Comment
Aug 31
6530778_tn?1396763315
Blank
Irisbritney Quick question: if there is... Comment
Aug 31
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS commented on photo
Aug 29
Top Digestive Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
974371_tn?1364538460
Blank
Margot49
Central Valley, CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
me_just34
1622896_tn?1402351966
Blank
bobdylan1958
Outside London, United Kingdom
212161_tn?1391090750
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA
GERD (Acid Reflux) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Digestive Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
974371_tn?1364538460
Blank
Margot49
Central Valley, CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
me_just34
1622896_tn?1402351966
Blank
bobdylan1958
Outside London, United Kingdom
212161_tn?1391090750
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA