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Last few years (at least) I can hear a little

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For the last few years (at least) I can hear a little fizzing/bubbling in the back of my neck several times a day. This usually occurs when I am lying down in bed after waking, watching TV on the couch, or lying in bed to sleep. Sometimes I can notice
it if I crack my neck. My neck muscles are a little stiff, so sometimes I will massage it gently, and usually I do not hear anything as a result but sometimes I do. I do get headaches from the stiff neck several times a week. This will go away with drinking
water, or massaging my neck for 10-15 minutes. For a while I thought it was just my stomach rumblings traveling up my spine since I will hear both in succession sometimes. Is this a spinal fluid issue? Should I worry about this? Do you know what this might
be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
GERD. Skin issues (keratosis pilaris) so take allergy medicine. No other known issues.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
It sounds GERD related to me. Is this possible?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I think this is all caused by acid reflux