• Jillian Hinkson Jillian Hinkson
    July 10, 2008
    What I thought was a post nasal drip turned out to be acid reflux.
    Jillian Hinkson Jillian Hinkson
    July 10, 2008

    On examination of my flu type symptoms over the years I have noticed that I get the usual body aches, light fever, sore throat but on most occasions the coughing is terrible.  Nothing seemed to help.  I have every possible cough mixture but very little relief.  I went to the doctor yesterday because I had flu type sysptoms with terrible coughing in the past 2 months.  After examining me he basically told me that he ws going to treat me for acid reflux.  Can acid reflux be the real cause of my distress? How long do I have to be on medication?  He explained that intermittent treatment may not be enough.  I don't think I have a bad cse of acid reflux but I really am in disbelief.



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