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Acid reflux, causes of excessive gagging and throat swelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i was just diagnosed w/ acid reflux
Doctor :   ok
User :   which i though was odd b/c there's no heartburn or stomach issues
User :   but i have excessive gagging
User :   and i guess the back of my throat was swollen. does this sound right to you?
Doctor :   since when
User :   i've always gagged
Doctor :   r u having excess bloating?
User :   but it's gotten worse since december
User :   no, but i do burp more than the average person i guess
User :   and get hiccups randomly, but they go away pretty quickly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this
User :   i've always been like this
User :   as i said the gagging has gotten worse since december
Doctor :   what medicine are u taking as of now
User :   they just gave me nexium
Doctor :   anytime endoscopy was done?
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   they did it today
Doctor :   ok
User :   28 female, 120lbs, 5'5
Doctor :   could u type in the report
User :   i don't have it
Doctor :   Most of the time, excessive gas is related to dietary practices and specific foods

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