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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have had a recurring sore throat for the past 6-8 months. my lymph nodes do not get tender or swollen but i feel less energetic. is it pharingytis?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 62 years experience
GERD: It is not usual to have a persistent sore throat for 6-8months that is of infectious etiology. A common cause of recurrent sore throats in adults is reflux of acid from the stomach, now called LPR (laryngo-pharyngo- reflux. This common problem is characterized by recurrent sore throats, cough, and voice changes. See an ENT or GI doctor.
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