Any Advice, Knowledge, Suggestions for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)?

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   Posted 9/20/2012 3:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Today I was diagnosed with LPR. My symptoms include headaches, sore throat, very tight chest feeling with restricted breathing, post nasal drip, throat clearing, excessive mucus secretion, and a tight throat feeling. Five weeks ago I had sinus surgery, sinuplasty, septoplasty, and turbinate reduction. I thought it was sinus problems and GERD, but now evidence points to LPR. My BBI (prilosec) was just upgraded to 40mg twice a day. I'm going to go to a pharmacy tomorrow and get some H2 blockers. I see my ENT in two weeks and I'm going to see a gastroenterologist in three weeks. All these medical problems have made me incredibly anxious and I'd really like to talk to others who have had experiences with LPR.



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   Posted 9/20/2012 7:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello JPT. Someone left you some questions about sleep study in Linx 2 forum. Interested in your reply as you are helping us all so much. Bumper.

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   Posted 9/23/2012 7:40 AM (GMT -6)   

Thanks so much for your help and all of this information! I have been following a strict, ultra-bland diet that past three days and my lungs have healed a little bit. I plan on getting a sleep test as well as a pepsin test. I went to a general doctor yesterday who did a rapid strep test. Apparently I have strep... so I'm on antibiotics now. I don't think the doctor knows too much about LPR though. Do you have any thoughts about nerve damage to the vagus nerve?



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   Posted 9/23/2012 2:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Have you looked at the thread on the Koufman diet?

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