What is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux?

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The Cause and Treatment of Infant Reflux

Is it normal gastric reflux (GER) or the rarer, more serious condition GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)? What is the difference between GER and GERD?

by J.J. Courtiol, M.A. Ed.

What is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux?

When stomach acid makes its way all the way up through the upper esophageal sphincter (UES) and to the back of the throat, it can cause problems such as sore throat, hoarseness, chronic cough, etc. The throat and back of the nasal passages are especially delicate and sensitive.

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