... d to treat cause it looks more like a respiratory thing than a reflux thing. I hope you will try some of the things I suggested and let me know how you do. Most doctors do not even know about this. I worked with a GI doc for yrs and she never even heard of it. Good luck. ... (2 replies)
... As I'm sure happens with everybody it's driving me crazy because I have been to tons of doctors and even saw an ENT and allergist at the Mayo Clinic and they both said they didn't see any issues. ... (2 replies)
... Then, like many of us, you might say, "Uh oh, this LPR thing sounds like me." Then as you read more about it, the dread will of course set in. And then the doctors' visits will start. ... (1 replies)
... Then, like many of us, you might say, "Uh oh, this LPR thing sounds like me." Then as you read more about it, the dread will of course set in. And then the doctors' visits will start. ... (0 replies)
... I'm new to this board and was wondering if anyone can help me. I think I have LPR which I developed earlier this month. ... (0 replies)
... The longer you take them for the worse it gets. Some just cannot tolerate them at all and are sort of allergic to them. Doctors do not want to admit this as they are stumped then as to what to give you. Yes some have too little acid. ... (5 replies)
... and am struggling to get a diagnosis from the medical profession. At this point I have had numerous consultations with various doctors but no diagnosis and am suffering greatly on a daily basis. ... (6 replies)
I went to my ENT 2 weeks ago complaining of a sore throat. I thought it was candida again, since I had an yeast infection two years ago in my throat (thanks to too many prescribed antibiotics for prostatitis, which by the way didn't help). He took a look at my throat with the scope and noticed a bump, a granuloma, in my larynx. He told me I had silent reflux. Yeah,... (2 replies)
... with LPR. Both doctors have prescribed PPIs and Zantac. ... (0 replies)
... be referred to specialists, demand referral to a gastroenterologist. I hope you feel better soon. I know how horrible it is to suffer without a diagnosis. I had doctors telling me my cough was in my head. Five years later I have confirmation that it's not, even though I always knew that. ... (6 replies)
... E on two occasions, the doctors there advise me to see my GP and advise my medications are working relatively well. ... (0 replies)
... Ive also read on previous threads that people have had success with elavil, lyrica, and neurontin. How long have your doctors had you stay on the medication in order for your symptoms to go away? ... (0 replies)
... In addition, there will difficulty digesting, maybe burping, etc. From what I've read, the main cause of reflux ailments is lack of acid not too much acid, and doctors are making people worse. ... (24 replies)
... Hi Ballerina
I'm really pleased you have had some success with the water.
I works for me. I now use a small spray bottle I bought new from the pharmacy to breathe the alkaline spray into my upper airways ...it helps too.
What pleases me the most is that doctors (apart from Koufman) are behind the game on this really good solution to our problem.
Maybe because there are... (74 replies)
... Is it GERD or LPR you have? ... (18 replies)
... I went through years of hell and saw many doctors who didn't seem interested in helping me. ... (18 replies)
... What's weird is none of my previous doctors that were my preferred primary care physicians or the ENT even fathomed it could be that. So I decide to try a free clinic in Vermont and bam. ... (3 replies)
... ENT gave a hunch that it was LPR and prescribed me some reflux pill that I can't remember the name of. I took for about four months, and it had zero effects. ... (3 replies)
... w things that began to work for me after a year and a half. Found a wonderful ENT who diagnosed me with LPR. He sat me down and honestly told me there was little doctors could do outside of the PPI interventions. I was so grateful to have found an honest doc. He then sent me to another ENT who said the same. ... (24 replies)
... My name is Fawad and I am living in Afghanistan and I exactly have the same problem for four years. Non of the doctors so far have detected this sickness of mine I am sometimes getting fed up and really want to take my stomach out of of my body. ... (24 replies)