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    What causes heartburn, sore throat and swollen sore tongue?

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Posted on Fri, 3 Jun 2016 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have heartburn 2 weeks now, a sore throat, and swollen sore tongue. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take omeprazole for relief. You have acid reflux disease!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about these symptoms that you have reported. They are typical of acid reflux and entirely explain your symptoms. I will recommend that you take omeprazole 20mg daily. Also, avoid eating fatty meals, alcohol, chocolate and close to bed time. Foe nausea, take Benadyl! Let me know how you are doing 1n 24-48hours.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be. Above all, thanks for using our services.
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