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Throat feels like it has a cut

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: you are not producing enough saliva, one of its functions is to provide enough lubrication for dry foods before you swallow. There are many condition ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Not Necessarily: If you continue to get better and the sharp pain goes away you can skip a return visit. I believe, though, that your peace of mind is worth the troubl ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Most likely, it was a scratch from something you ate. If it is more than just mild, or it seems to be worsening, see your doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Hard to say without a history and an exam. I would consider seeing an ENT specialist to check your throat to make sure nothing is lodged in there, et ... Read More
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Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
See ER: I don't know what amount of copper, a shard or a small flat piece but you may have made a laceration of the pharynx or esophagus. Best to go to and ER ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
Have it examined: Blood vessels can look very much like a cut on that secion of the throat. If you are feeling something it would be a good idea to have a doctor examin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe a scratch: If having trouble breathing, you may need the heimlich but i doubt it since you are taking the time to write this question. Long after you eat, a mino ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Trauma: May be some trauma, acid reflux, a cold sore, strep Get it checked out with an ent.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probable Virus: More than likely you have a viral sore throat. It could have associated fever, a white covering on the tonsils and back of the throat, swollen lymph ... Read More
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