Reflux Laryngitis (cont.)
John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha's educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
In this Article
- Why does reflux laryngitis occur?
- What are the typical symptoms of reflux laryngitis?
- How are reflux laryngitis evaluated?
- What is the conservative therapy of reflux?
- What types of medications are used to treat reflux?
- What are the difficulties in diagnosing reflux laryngitis?
- Reflux Laryngitis At A Glance
- Find a local Gastroenterologist in your town
Reflux Laryngitis At A Glance
- Reflux laryngitis is inflammation of the voice box (larynx) caused by
stomach acid backing up into the esophagus.
- Reflux laryngitis can cause chronic hoarseness and be associated with other
symptoms of inflammation of the esophagus, such as heartburn.
- Many treatment options are available for reflux disease, both behavioral and medical.
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2009
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