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why when i swallow the back of my throat burns

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Singulair (montelukast): No. It doesn't look like you were prescribed singulair (montelukast) which is a Leukotriene Receptor Antagonist designed to prevents asthma attacks a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Burn or pain?: Is it a burning sensation or pain? Burning could be that you have an irritation, sore in the throat. Try some salt water, room temperature gargle and ... Read More
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Dr. Rita Corona
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Sounds like you have an upper respiratory tracy infection-sore/itchy throat, congestion and ear pain. It can also be allergies or both. Take vitamin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: One side or both doesn't matter as far as diagnosis. The vast majority are from viruses. If concern for strep head to your doctor.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: You probably have post nasal drip which can be easily treated with some Flonase over the counter. If it is associated with fever and chills, it could ... Read More
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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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Ouch: Consider a oral ulcer, strep throat, fungal infection, post nasal drip from allergies.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends....: This may be due to swelling, a choanal polyp or an enlarged uvula among orther possibilities. Best to have your otolaryngologist examine this are to d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Doctor visit: See an md for evaluation and diagnosis.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
We all have: Lumps on the back of our tongue. They are called papilla and usually are not noticeable except when inflamed/irritated. Your throat areas sound sore/ ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
14 years experience Dentistry
Sore Throat: Usually when people get a sore throat, they start looking and noticing the natural taste buds they have on their tongue. Use a good, non-alcoholic mo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Strep tonsillitis: Pain in r throat can radiate to r ear/head and is common. See an ENT doctor if this is a recurrent condition.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
ENT: I would suggest an ENT evaluation to make sure that you have not injured your eustachain tubes. Cannot diagnose online- sorry.
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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Got mucus?: Most likely you have excess mucus in the back of the throat. There are many causes for this including upper respiratory infections from viruses, post ... Read More
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Inflammation: Your theist may be inflamed or infected. Please see your doctor who can examine your throat and treat accordingly
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Could be several : Itchy sensation is a sign of infection. It could be strep throat, candidiasis, or a viral infection. The questions i would want to know is how long ha ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Many Possibilities: There are many conditions which can cause these types of symptoms. Most are viral or bacterial. Some can be fairly harmless, like acommon cold. Some c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Yager
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Swallowing vulva: Axel, the most successful treatment for your problem will probably be by using hypnosis. I suggest that you find a licensed clinician who has been tra ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: The clogged sensation in the ears is usually a sign of eustachian tube dysfunction which could be from an irritant or allergies. Allergies can irritat ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: If you hvae an ulcer on the tongue, it could be a cancur sore which usually heal within 7-10 days. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Tongue pain: You should have an evaluation by an ear, nose and throat specialist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
MOUTH PAIN: It can be due to the following: molar eruption, TMJ subluxation, strep tonsillitis, cold sore, etc. Need to see md.
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