I'm a 38 year old male I have a gurgling/growling

Patient : I'm a 38 year old male. I have a gurgling/growling noise in my throat. Have had it for quite a few years but notice it's getting worse as I get older. Have tried rolaids didn't help. Anything else I could take to help it?
Doctor :   Hello Welcome to Ask The Doctor. Following are the possibilities in your case: 1. Allergic cough with post nasal dr ip. 2. Acid reflux. Get a Chest Xray done, if there are no sign of infection then, you would be treated for Allergic cough. Initially you would be treated with a combination of Levocetirizine and Montelukast. But your doctor will examine your chest for any wheezes/spasm.In such scenario, your doctor would prescribe you inhalers. For acid reflux, you should take a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone. Share my opinion with your doctor before acting upon it. I hope it helps. Stay Healthy.

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