Advertisement

How is gastric reflux connected to throat disorders?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Gastric reflux occurs when problems with the esophagus cause stomach acid to move upwards into the esophagus. If acid moves far enough up the esophagus it can reach the throat and cause burning or an acid taste. Gastric reflux is capable of inducing a sore throat.

Continue Learning about Throat Disorders

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.