Acid reflux, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), is a condition in which food or liquid in the stomach leaks backwards into the esophagus. Hoarseness, heartburn, sore throat, frequent throat clearing, burning, and coughing are some of the symptoms of acid reflux.
Evaluation and Treatment of Acid Reflux
During a consultation, the physician will discuss your symptoms, complete an examination and may also perform or order diagnostic tests including:
- Upper Endoscopy
- Esophageal pH test
- Barium swallow
After a full evaluation, our patients receive tailored treatment and management of their condition. Treatment options may include:
- Lifestyle changes
- Prescription medications
- Referral to a gastroenterologist
If you are experiencing symptoms of acid reflux and would like to discuss your treatment options with a member of our team, please call (860) 493-1950 or visit our patient portal to request an appointment.