Reflux Pharyngitis is when gastric acid comes into contact with the vocal cords, it can cause significant inflammation.
If this acid reflux occurs repeatedly, it can result in hoarseness of voice, frequent throat clearing, coughing, or sensation of something sticking the throat.
LPR often seems to begin as an upper respiratory illness with symptoms that may linger as a result of the damaged vocal cords becoming irritated by even a small amount of acid reflux.
Singers, teachers, and people who have to use their voices extensively on a daily basis experience more severe symptoms of LPR.
Simple lifestyle modification with exercise and avoiding spicy food is the key to combating acid reflux.
Medication is given to reduce gastric acidity and reflux.
What is reflux Pharyngitis?
Laryngeal pharyngeal reflux is when gastric acid comes into contact with the vocal cords, it can cause significant inflammation.