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i have chronic sore throat wit phlegm, what condition can it be?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Smoking vs. GERD: A chronic sore throat in a 48 yr. Old man is most commonly associated with reflux of acid from the stomach. Chronic smoking can also be a cause. The 2 combined would cause a chronic sore throat. These are the most common causes of recurrent or persistent sore throat.

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Ecuador
A 48-year-old male asked:

Chronic sore throat and phlegm, what condition is it ?

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Dr. Cornelius Dooley
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Many things: This could be due to allergies, it could be due to acid reflux; you need to check in with your md.

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