No Time for Heartburn

11 Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux

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Sore throat

A sore throat is another classic cold or flu symptom that might actually be caused by digestive problems.

If your throat tends to ache only after meals, you may have heartburn. Unlike with a cold or the flu, however, this type of sore throat can also be chronic. If you don't develop other symptoms, such as sniffling or sneezing, consider acid reflux.

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