i have noises in my throat mainly at night which are creeky, sometimes i brinng up this cloudy subtance from my throat, sometimes small spec of blood. my doctor diagnosied me with acid reflux and five months ago i had puemonia, they said it would take a while to go away but i still have it. i also now have a hernia am i being paronided, because eyerytime i go see my doctor they say im fine but i do not feel fine.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. The symptoms that you are having can be due to post nasal drip and esophageal reflux of stomach contents. Acid from your stomach may back up into your throat. This is called acid reflux. It can cause heartburn and the feeling of closing up of throat.
Secondly post-nasal drip (PND) occurs when excessive mucus is produced by the sinuses. The excess mucus accumulates in the throat or back of the nose. It can be caused by rhinitis, sinusitis, or laryngopharyngeal acid reflux. It can be enhanced or sometimes even caused by allergies.
Please check out with an ENT specialist if you are having chronic rhinitis or sinusitis. If you have chronic sinusitis then it can lead to continuous production of mucus and less drainage leading to post nasal drip.
Transillumination test and X-Ray or CT sinuses can help in diagnosing it. If allergic rhinitis is the cause of PND then it can be diagnosed by skin prick tests or blood tests like RAST. An allergistâs consultation will be the best in that case.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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