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A 43-year-old female asked:

I have got a sudden burning at the back of my throat it is really sore and hurts just doing nothing. what could it be?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Symptom control meas: Pain in throat is often due to virus infection like the common cold virus. It should settle down in 5-7 days. Take a couple of tylenol (acetaminophen) tablets as needed for pain relief.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2016

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