Behavior changes can decrease symptoms; these include weight loss, avoidance of exacerbating exposures such as alcohol and coffee, and quitting smoking. Medical therapy includes proton pump inhibitors, and in select patients, surgical Nissen fundoplication may be an option. Ruling out serious disorders, such as laryngeal cancer, should be completed prior to initiating medical therapy.
K21.9 – Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
427780002 – Laryngitis due to gastroesophageal reflux
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls