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I am having difficulty swallowing at night time in

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Hi
I am having difficulty swallowing at night time in particular
it feels as if i have a lump or something in my throat
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. SH and will be helping you out with your concerns.
Can you please mention your age and gender?
Since how long are you having this problem?
Do you have any other medical problems?
Are you on any medications for anything currently?

Have you been seen for this?

Any tests done?
Please let me know.
Regards

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
For 2 weeks no I have not been seen no tests male 36 I'm not in any medication
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 months ago.

I am of the opinion that your symptoms are most likely due to acid reflux.

If your symptoms are worse at night especially when lying down, this goes more in favor of the diagnosis of acid refluxing into your food pipe leading to your symptoms.
I would recommend using OTC omeprazole at a dose of 20 mg twice a day that will help with your symptoms. This is available without a script in the UK.

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Kindest regards

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