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Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-09-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,835
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Is Dexilant helping or hurting me?

I feel for you because I remember when I just woke up one day with tons of mucus in my throat, sore throat, acid coming into my throat, etc...... I had experienced GERD before because I already have...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-09-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Anti acid Long Term

I think you'll be fine. Many of those otc use to be prescription only and when they were they were prescribed for the long term for many people. I have had to take prescription meds like this for...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-06-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,612
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: What to believe

((Sending you support)) I really think you should see another doctor, a scope should always be done to guarantee proper diagnosis.

On another note, I had no idea dairy products are bad for LPR...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,206
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Please Help :( worried

I know solo, sometimes I have it in my ears instead, especially if they are feeling really full. I did not mention the click to the ENT since he did scope me and did not mention anything other than...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: How do you get diagnosed?

It would not hurt to make dietary changes now but you need to follow up with a GI doc or an ENT since you mention the acid coming into your throat and the belching? A nasal scope with an ENT and an...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,201
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: GERD Barretts and Other Issues

I am so sorry you are dealing with all of this. I am suffering as well though no diagnosis of Barrets or that like but a mug of other problems. Severe GERD, IBS, Allergies, PND, LPR reflux now,...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Maybe a shorter post would get a response?

Hi again :-) I posted a reply to you on your longer post, just to let you know. Cheers, and hope you are finding some answers to your problems :-)
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Getting more worried

You very well could have IBS, it can cause constipation or diarrhea, also upset stomache, queasiness, gas build up, all of this. You also might have GERD along with this issue. Have you had a full...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,708
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Missing work....does anyone else?

Don't feel guilty for missing a day of work. This stuff really makes a person sick as well as causing anxiety, and stress. Sometimes to alleviate symptoms relaxation is the key. I don't know how...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,537
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Gerd or lpr?

Unfortunately it sounds like you do have LPR. LPR and GERD are similiar and brought about by some of the same issues, but are seperate diseases in themselves. GERD causes stomach problems that can...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: my heart goes out to ya'll!!!!!!

It is hard sometimes to deal with all of the issues of this disease, I know. I understand your fears and panic/anxiety. I still worry even though I've been to my doctors already. I worry that they...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-26-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,861
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Feel horrible :(

No doubt you suffer with gerd but it also sounds strangely like you have IBS as well. I hope you get to the bottom of it, IBS flare ups are treated with a strict bland diet (just in case u were not...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-24-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,206
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Please Help :( worried

I am noticing a difference in how I feel, yes. I still have the click feeling/sound on the left side only of my throat when I swallow. It occurs more at night than in the day. But the mucus is not...
Board: Lymphomas 05-24-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,487
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Swollen lymph nodes, like everyone else!

Many prayers to you Bonnie :-) I am sincerely sorry the previous hospital ignored your concerns and it lead to all of this. I (as I'm sure) many other people read about stuff like this all the time...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Do your symptoms fluctuate?

My problems appear to come and go. The LPR I have been dealing with now (more so than GERD at this point) is new to the equation though. I have not had breathing problems in a long time but that is...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Stomach problems?

More than likely it is a mixture of all of these disorders coming together. I have multiple issues as well and multiple symptoms because of it. I think your IBS is a major issue causing you...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Frequency and type of reflux?

I've suffered with symptoms such as these for years, but alot more severe. The GERD itself had subsided only to begin having major issues with LPR now. I can still feel the regular acid reflux...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,590
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: sensation in espophagus/throat area

Hope you are doing better and are working things out with your throat issues. I know how stressful all of this. I'm in fact going to my GP this coming week to see if he will prescribe me anxiety...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,689
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Acid Reflux????Scared out of my mind...

I would quit taking the energy pills. That stuff is not good for u at all! It sounds like you have an acid reflux problem. If u haven't been to a GI doc yet try to schedule with one. With ur...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-22-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,206
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Please Help :( worried

I hope the issues with your tongue are starting to resolve, or at least ur getting some answers and good medication for the problem. Reply soon and let us know how u are :-)
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-18-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,926
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: So anxious and worried!

abs, what kind of treatment plan have they put you on? I can not remember if you had said you had trouble with excess mucus too or not? Your endoscopy (not the nasal scope) you had two years ago...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-18-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,741
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, the ANSWER

thats got to taste pretty bad though! ughhhh....... I don't think I could even have an appetite after drinking some vinegar with water, yuck! LOL
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-18-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,083
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Has anyone tried Baclofen for LPR/GERD?

I have never heard of it but now you have me wanting to try it to. I think my throat could use some relaxation with the problems it has been enduring. I have a hard time responding to PPI's...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-18-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,115
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Nexium

It is best to have the endoscopy, which I'm not understanding why her GP has not referred her? Anyhow, yes you can mix the nexium with the zantac. I just had a recent ENT appt (first time, normally...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-18-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,926
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: So anxious and worried!

Mom 2 C&J, yes you really need the omnaris. That is what was prescribed to me because my sinus's r really bad off too. That was one of the first things he noticed was the abundance of mucus, pnd,...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-17-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 177,835
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: LPR as something else, falsely being treated as acid reflux? Probably...

I had my ENT appt. today and I just want to try and help others who are having this extreme or excessive mucus dilemma. My ENT prescribed a new cortisone/steroid nasal spray for me as the PND and...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-17-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,926
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: So anxious and worried! UPDATE

So I went to my ENT appointment today and I was surprised at how fast it went. First I had the hearing test, I did not know they do that. It was after that they escorted me to the room where a...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-17-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,469
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Thick mucus in throat driving me crazy:(

He was a very nice ENT doctor. Very quick though. I will post on my other thread about it. I believe it is titled, "So anxious and worried..."
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-17-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,460
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Acid Reflux and Breathing Problems?

I am going to force myself to drink more water. I still want at least a cup of coffee a day. Well its not just I want it, I can't function without it. My GP told me the worst thing you can do to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-17-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,913
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Is it okay to go on an international trip with LPR/ reflux?

I am guessing you go to such a strict diet if your symptoms are so severe they are dehabilitating? I don't think I could stick to a diet like that, I have three kids so it seems impossible. ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-16-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,972
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Aciphex .....side effects?

I have recently starting taking Dexilant 60 mg twice a day and I feel dizzy and nauseous a little every single day now. It is scary. I do not know if it is anxiety, (because I have extreme anxiety)...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-16-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,469
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Thick mucus in throat driving me crazy:(

I worry all the time. I try to push stuff to the back of my mind and be thankful for everyday I am blessed with. I do get down days though, all of us do I'm sure. Just try and not worry and...
Board: Lymphomas 05-16-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,537
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Scared, lost lymphoma?

The reason they tell you not to touch it is because messing with it can cause inflammation and swelling. If it is swollen because you've been poking or pressing at it, there is no real way for them...
Board: Lymphomas 05-16-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,643
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Scared...two and a half to 4 cm enlarged lymph nodes in groin....

I feel so bad no one has replied to your post at all. I hope that you are doing okay. I don't really no what to say because I don't have this issue but I just felt the overwhelming need to reach...
Board: Cancer: Thyroid 05-16-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,870
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: CT Thyroid Abnormal

Definitely does not point in particular to cancer, if that is what you are worried about. There are numerous reasons for thyroid abnormalities. I hope you are doing well!
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-16-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,550
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Motility Testing: SCARED

I've never had this test your talking of but I can relate to your fears. I know alot of people have said the up the nose down the throat scope test is not bad but it terrifies me. Just the thought...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-16-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,206
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Please Help :( worried

That is great news that you now are starting to get the help you need :-) I hope your treatment plan will begin to work and lessen your symptoms. Good luck to you!
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-15-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,913
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Is it okay to go on an international trip with LPR/ reflux?

I have had the breathing issues before, luckily not this go around, but I have had them. I felt like I was absolutely suffocating. I could only get a deep breath out of every 15 shallow ones. It...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-15-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,913
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Is it okay to go on an international trip with LPR/ reflux?

I would go. You have planned it and it might even be of benefit to you, relaxation wise. Just make sure you follow your regimen to the T. If anything happens while you're away make certain you...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-14-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,469
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Thick mucus in throat driving me crazy:(

One of the more common mixtures is the dexilant 60mg twice a day with 1 rantinidine 150mg once a day. I take all my meds in the morning but I am still having serious issues so I am seeing an ENT...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-14-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,469
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Thick mucus in throat driving me crazy:(

I think you're going to the right ones. With LPR I've read and heard that it can take a long time to receive any relief, even once on medications; which is a real bummer. However, 4 years is a long...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,926
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: So anxious and worried!

Just wanted to update this :angel: My ENT appt. is on Tuesday and I really have been battling with myself on backing out. I just now started taking two delixant 60mg (total of 120mg dexilant a day)...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 05-13-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,893
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: swollen glands tonsils for 1 year HELP!!

Is it possible that it is allergy related? I know I've been told similiar things but yet I never have had allergies. One of my friends told me, you can develop allergies at any time. So, who...
Board: Bone Disorders 05-13-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,650
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Throat Pain - what could be the problem?

It could be LPR but it also could be a thyroid issue. Do you feel any acid coming into your throat at all? No excess mucus, off and on sore throat, ear fullness, etc; nothing like that? Your best...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,857
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: LPR symptoms from mold?

I did not know mold could cause LPR symptoms? I have had a leaky faucet in one of my bathrooms and there is a slight smell of mold inside the cabinet under sink. I don't know if I am reaching here...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Could this be more than GERD?

One of the best meds I've ever had for nausea is phenergan, the rub on the wrist kind. Of course you can only get this with a prescription but it is a miracle cure! It makes you sleepy and relaxed...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 32,059
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Can Anxiety cause acid reflux?

I believe stress and anxiety are the number 1 triggers for LPR in particular. I've said before that I had a really tough semester of school this past one and I had gotten an URI. Well after that...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: esophagitis

does this occur from the acid coming up in your throat? Everyday I can feel the acid just easing all into my throat, practically all the time. I am now back to taking two 60mg of Dexilant every day...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,417
Posted By worrywartmom39
LPR sufferer's: Gabapetin, Peptigon

I was doing some research on Jamie Kaufman and found really interesting stuff. I am definitely going to discuss these two meds when I see my ENT this coming Tuesday. Some of my symptoms are a a...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-13-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By worrywartmom39
Re: Lpr - gerd

are you currently taking any PPI's or ulcer medications? Can't remember if I read you said your are or not. I'd also go see a ENT doctor as they can help you alot more than a GP or a GI doc.
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