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why does the back of my throat burn when I swallow

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes and no: Irritation in the throat still could happen even if you do not experience heart burn there is a big different between having reflux and experiencing h ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat burning: There are only a few things that cause the throat to burn. First is reflux (stomach contents going backwards up your esophagus) and the second is pos ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deanne Nyland
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat pain: There are many reasons for throat pain. Infection, reflux, post nasal drip from allergy are common causes. Please see your doctor for an examination ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy?: Did you have itching in mouth or around it? There may have been something in ice-cream you were allergic too...
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drip: It seems you have post nasal drip and other symptoms that can be related to a cold or nasal allergies. You do not mention how long you have had this c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Swallowed Afrin (oxymetazoline): If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Pois ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
No Dg possible...: You need to be seen by a doctor to look into your throat and se if there is anything pathologic there. Maybe nothing. You gave us to little details...
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Certainly could be: Gerd- ck with pcp. There are good meds for this!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a doctor: You need to see your PCP for tests and possible medication.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More

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