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my throat only hurts when i swallow

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Need eval....: In order to diagnose this problem, you need to see a GI doctor. They can take a look down your esophagus and into your stomach and see what is causing ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Odynophagia: Odynophagia is pain with swallowing. I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from enlarged tonsils or a mass in the back o ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infection: Post nasal drip, allergies etc are possibilities. Go see your dr for any worsening of symptoms . Take care!
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
A female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Possible viral infec: Throat gargling and rest and Aleve (naproxen) for discomfort
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Initially try salt water gargles,try old fashioned aspirin gargle,symptoms may be caused by dry mouth,inflammation,or infection,if symptoms persist,se ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably a virus: It is likely a viral infection. See a doctor if the symptoms persist.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
GERD: In the absence of true inflammatory disease of the throat (viral or bacterial infections that need a proper diagnosis), one of the most common causes ... Read More
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Viral: Most of the time this it is a viral condition and just taking lozenges over the counter would be enough, this is more likely , if you have cold like s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: That you might have a cold sore in your throat. They cause a lot of pain which is localized in one spot. See your doctor to be sure.
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