It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Acid Reflux / GERD Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-05-2009, 07:39 PM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 2
artichoke HB User
GERD & Oral Sex

Can oral sex cause GERD in the long run?

I haven't been able to find an answer but I swear that is what caused my GERD and I don't know who to ask. My gastroenterologist was completely dismissive.

4 years ago when after I met my wife, she requested oral sex and from that point on, I started to experience acid reflux problems and it slowly got worse. 3 years later and under stress, it seems to have developed into severe GERD.(I find it difficult to swallow)

I've been on antibiotics 500mg clarithomicin, 1000mg amoxicillin and provacid 2 times daily. It definitely helped and made my esophagitis go away only to come back right after that. I went on a 2 week course 2 months after that and it did nothing. HP was ruled out by blood test and biopsy.

Is there any research into this?

Old 03-05-2009, 08:53 PM   #2
MountainReader's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Out West
Posts: 3,697
MountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB User
Re: GERD & Oral Sex

I've done tons of research on GERD and I've never heard of this before.

GERD is typically from when your lower esophageal sphincter doesn't close properly, allowing acid to come up into your esophagus.

Have you had any testing to have your GERD confirmed? An EGD, Monometry, pH test, Barium swallow, etc...

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
im really worried i have hiv from oral sex littlelionman HIV Prevention 28 08-11-2010 06:58 PM
Re: Part of gerd symptom? dannic1 Acid Reflux / GERD 0 03-10-2008 11:48 AM
My new theory on GERD & LPR neddyflanders Acid Reflux / GERD 9 01-25-2007 02:43 PM
hiccups . after eatting & GERD CALIFBLU Digestive Disorders 3 12-27-2006 10:06 PM
grunting & crying in sleep (GERD & allergy?) becmic57 Infant Care (up to 18 months old) 2 10-24-2006 01:10 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.


There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added

Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to for complete list)


janewhite1 (107), solofelix (96), MountainReader (72), kacyc (61), rosebloom (34), Johnah (20), eew (17), JanaJ (16), Seeking Sunrise (16), Stretch1one (15)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (670), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:46 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!