Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
phlegm build up/throat problem
I had an appointment at a hospital with a ent doctor because i felt a lump in my throat, they told me everything was fine but there's a build up of phlegm (i guess this is whats causing the lump sensation) would this build up be a cause of GERD/acid escaping into my throat? (I have been diagnosed and taking medication for it)
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
620923 tn?1452919248
Hi and welcome to the forum.

I am aware that post nasal drip and sinuses draining into the stomach can create an issue of increased acid production.

It is possible this phlegm is a side effect of the reflux....in addition to the meds, I am sure ur dr told u of the lifestyle changes to help lessen the amount of acid being produced.

Please see our Health Pages here on MedHelp....there is a link in the welcome message at the top of this page or see the HP icon top right.

"selma"
Comment
Cancel
620923 tn?1452919248
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Gastro Tracker
Gastro
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
Joel78 is frustrated, aching, tire... Comment
May 26
3166043 tn?1454907261
Blank
christineyvette Derealization is the WORST Comment
May 26
Avatar universal
Blank
Joel78 commented on Jzabs's status
May 25
Top Digestive Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
168348 tn?1379360675
Blank
ChitChatNine
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Avatar f tn
Blank
NeedSomeHelp456
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
GERD (Acid Reflux) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Digestive Answerers
620923 tn?1452919248
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
168348 tn?1379360675
Blank
ChitChatNine
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Avatar f tn
Blank
NeedSomeHelp456
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222