Symptoms of acid reflux include a painful burning sensation in the chest, upset stomach, persistent cough and sore throat, fullness in the stomach, nausea after eating, and pain and discomfort in the upper abdomen. Symptoms are usually brought on by eating heavy meals, eating spicy foods or foods high in fat, lying down on the back, lifting, and bending over.
1. I was diagnosed with acid reflux about a year ago via an endoscopy. For the last four months, I have been having symptoms in my throat despite taking Tums and Zantac. I am a smoker – could it be throat cancer? While the symptoms are most likely related to acid refluxing into the throat, if they have persisted despite treatment,…