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why do I get burning in my throat

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
Too acidic: They are known for acidic in nature.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some ot ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Easton
37 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Some people have trouble with the shape or consistency of various pills. There are many generics for fluoxetine (prozac) both pills and capsules. Ha ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acid reflux?: The symptom you describe could represent gerd, gastroesophageal reflux disease. You may have other symptoms which you may have ignored in the past. Be ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Reflux: It sounds like you are bringing up acid from your stomach. Try a daily over-the-counter medicine like omeprazole. If that doesn't work after a few wee ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Acid Reflux: You may be suffering from GERD. Please see a gastroenerologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus drainage: Your sinuses drain into your throat. This is normal.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Steam/water vapor: The burning sensation is due to inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Doing steam or water vapor inhalation will provide some relief. A cold will pass in ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
An anal fissure: may give a burning or knife like pain with a BM, followed by muscle spasms in the anus. Spicy highly seasoned or acidic foods may make this worse. Bes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
throat mucus : Constant throat mucus is most likely due to post nasal drip from allergies. May also occur due to laryngopharyngeal reflux.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning sensation: burning sensation when urinating may be a sign of urinary tract infection, but I am not sure that marijuana can cause this sensation. Epididymitis is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Everyone has bumps: Everyone in the world has "bumps" in the back of their throats. Most commonly these bumps are lymphoid tissue that forms "clumps" on the back of the t ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Dysphagia: Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing. When dysphagia goes undiagnosed or untreated, patients are at a high risk ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Butning : You may be irritating a nerve. If it continues consult your doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
When you use: the word tickle you are describing a sensation associated with lightly touching the body in such a way that causes involuntary twitching movements.To ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Need doctor Eval: Need to discuss with your doctor. Most likely is gastric reflux, but must be certain that it's nothing more serious.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It could be: Related to contraction of smooth muscle in the gut.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Take a hot steamy: shower or turn on the kettle and breathe in the steam (not too close!) That should help. Over the counter expectorants might also help to loosen the m ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
21 years experience Cardiology
Difficult to say: It could range from heartburn or anxiety to heart problems. Please see your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possible GERD: See a gastroenterologist.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Have this looked: into. (GYN exam). Infection, trauma, ischemia and compression of nerve are all possibilities. Best of health to you. Thank you for trusting HealthTap ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Many reason: sore throat without fever. could be viral infection ,the only thing you can do treat the symptoms, and gargle with salt and water, or fresh lemon and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Most likely have an infection. This may be a herpetic infection or some other type of infection. When this involves both the vagina and the urine it i ... Read More

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