Waking up with a mouth full of stomach acid can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose waking up with a mouth full of stomach acid, we could:
Do you ever wake up choking on a mouthful of stomach acid that is burning your mouth and throat?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Very rarely
→ Yes, at least once a year
→ Yes, at least once a month
→ Yes, at least once a week