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... I see Noni. Our cases although different in severity are all similar in our clinical presentations. LPR is the beginning stages of GERD only in LPR cases, both our sphincters aren't working at the same time to close of the stomach. ... (119 replies)
LPR Thoughts
Feb 27, 2008
... Apparently, not many doctors in the US are familiar with LPR either. What a shame for all of you suffering with it. ... (21 replies)
... and GI doc, it was my Pulmonologist who helped me get even more aggressive in my treatment. My LPR symptoms were more of a major chronic cough and acid triggered asthma attacks though. ... (12 replies)

... chance of success. I was desperate for pain relief I went for the surgery. I came out 10x worse after surgery. It was devasting. I wasted away steadily. Lost 30 lbs not due the surgery and was wasting away. ... (119 replies)
LPR Thoughts
Feb 26, 2008
... I am UK based and it seems over here most doctors are not too clued up on LPR as a rule, I had to more or less tell my GP what was wrong and that I suspected LPR, then show her my research. ... (21 replies)
GI vs. ENT
Aug 19, 2009
... I've got an ENT, GI doc and Pulmonologist. ... (17 replies)
... I have had a nonstop mucous in throat along with chronic cough fits for many years. Always worse at night but have a few daytime fits as well. It's lots of mucous in my throat that I'm coughing up. ... (2 replies)
LPR Flare
Nov 12, 2008
... When I'm not flaring up, I've allowed myself to eat some of the foods in moderation. I just continue avoiding the things that are really bad for me, like OJ. It's been 6 weeks since my surgery and I am really really craving some foods I haven't allowed myself to eat yet. ... (5 replies)
... He also, at that point, said I had LPR and put me on Protonix and Zantac to see if it helped. ... (8 replies)
LPR Thoughts
Feb 25, 2008
... As for me, all my symptoms are on the left and include ear pain, pnd,and the lump in the throat feeling.Sometimes if one med doesn't work, another one will. ... (21 replies)
LPR Thoughts
Feb 25, 2008
... at a major teaching hospital and he did not even suggest testing for LPR. My husband has Post Nasal Drip, excess mucus in his throat that he is constantly trying to clear out. ... (21 replies)
... t time, the doc saw mild gastritis and some irritation to my esophagus consistent with GERD...she started me on a PPI. I got worse though. Then, in November an ENT specialist diagnosed LPR, increased the acid reducing meds...and I got worse. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 50 and have been through the same thing for almost 5 months now. ENT's, pulmonary specialist, GI doc, regular MD, allergist. ... (5 replies)
... been scoped and they said they only check the esophagus for damage...I would have to go to an ENT for the throat. I've seen on here that you want someone who specializes in LPR so I'm hoping someone will be kind enough to offer me a recommendation. ... (2 replies)
... lpr is driving me to a depression. Finally I have been referred to an ENT but I can't get in for 3 months. I think I need to have the pH probe test done, can someone please tell me of that is done through an ENT or GI specialist? ... (0 replies)
... cancilla, if you have had GERD for 10 years you're probably getting some of symptoms caused by the long term exposure from the acid and maybe some damage to your esophagus. ... (65 replies)
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... I saw an ENT specialist this October because I had gotten so much worse. He said it was LPR and put me on Protonix 40 in the AM and Zantac 75 before bed. I got WORSE. It got to where I was on the Protonix in the morning and Zantac 4x per day. ... (6 replies)
... are suffering. It's hard having such a difficult problem to fix. Hang in there. Experimentation with different things will help you both find what works best for you. ... (55 replies)
... It is really an individual thing to decide which specialist would help you the most. ... (14 replies)


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