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Hello, I’ve been having this throat discomfort and have done an endoscopy and was diagnosed with gastritis but i don’t think that’s the issue. Some there’s a bitter taste in my mouth and weird smell in my nose. I hiccup and beep a lot.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?

No tooth pain at all

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not to my knowledge

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago
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Hi, Dr. Mo here with JA. Please let me review the information and I'll reply shortly.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

Do you get any sinus pains or pressure as well?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Not really
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I feel like there a lot of saliva stuck in my throat
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
sometimes it just feels like there’s something
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

Can you describe the sensation in the throat in a little more detail to me? Is it constant, does it come and go? Is it a pain or pressure?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Some days are better than others..sometimes i feel as my throat is swollen. Or a sharp pain, like something is poking me
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Earlier i finished eating, i had to drink a lot of water because the food wanted to come back up
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It felt like i had to burp but when i tried, it felt like the food would come back up
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

What you are describing is mucous induced inflammation of the pharynx. The most likely causes are either from acid coming up into the pharynx or more often, from postnasal drip coming from the sinuses.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Last night i looked in the back of my throat i saw something that looked like a white phlegm and i swallowed and it was gone
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

So that would be the mucous - more often from the sinuses.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Sometimes it even makes my chest hurt
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

That would be unrelated since the nerves going to the throat and chest are separate. That might be from the gastritis that you have and isn't related to this.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I researched online and came up with LPR
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

I'm not sure what LPR stands for.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
laryngopharyngeal reflux
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

That would be the same as the acid reflux I mentioned earlier. Please let me know what questions you have about it and I'm happy to address it.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago

Please let me know if you have any other questions that I can expand on.

Otherwise I hope I provided you with a 5-star service.

-Dr. Mo

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