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lump in throat feeling plus chest pressure
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lump in throat feeling plus chest pressure
I suffer from acid reflux... I have been on meds for this which has helped with the reflux, but I have had this feeling of a lump in my throat for several months. It feels like the lump you feel when you hold back tears. When I lay down on my back the feeling gets worse... it feels like pressure in my throat and chest. I have to sleep on my side or stomach. I have even started snoring. What do you think is going on?
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Hi,
Lump in the throat is one of the symptoms of acid reflux. But there are many other causes of lump in the throat as well.
I would suggest you to undergo tests like upper GI endoscopy and 24 hours pH monitoring for confirming the diagnosis of acid reflux and to rule out other causes.
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A related discussion, pressure in the esophagus like lumps was started.
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A related discussion, Severe Acid Reflux/throat lump and pain on lying down. was started.
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