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A 48-year-old member asked:

My throat is sore all the time i eat or drink something, what could this be?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 36 years experience
Odynophagia: The medical term for painful swallowing - can have many causes including some related to irritation of the lining of throat or upper esophagus, or the muscles, or a nerve problem can cause pain on swallowing. There is a condition called glossopharyngeal neuralgia that is a nerve problem. See your doctor to discuss if you should be referred. Ent or neurologist.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013


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