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I have acid reflux the most tiresome symptom is a serious

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I have acid reflux the most tiresome symptom is a serious cough which is treated to no effect and I have been referred for chest exrays three times. also I am having bronchitis on and off which i never had before. i really need to get the cough sorted. I am healthy and not overweight. But 82. M A van Raalte
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

This can be typical of acid reflux that is not controlled.

It happens and you need to be considered for surgical correction of the reflux, if

you have the strongest medicine and it does not help.

Be sure you are working with a GI doctor.

Ph testing of the esophagus can confirm that this is the problem.

If you are only using water for the reflux, then you should go on a PPI medication, which stops the acid...this should stop the cough.

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