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Burning tongue: The causes of burning tongue syndrome are not always known, and there may be more than one cause. Although not known as a common cause for burning tongue, strep throat should not be ruled out. Once the strep throat is treated, if the burning tongue symptoms remain, see your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
My child says his throat burns and burns more when he swallows. Can strep throat cause your throat to burn?
Yes: Strep throat can cause a burning sensation in the throat. Multiple other conditions, including viruses and gastroesophageal reflux can cause burning. Strep throat often has associated fever, red swollen tonsils and sometimes a fine sand-paper-like rash. If you believe your child has strep throat it would be best to have your child tested to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth sores: Certain medications, for example methotrexate, can cause canker sores as well as deficiencies in some b vitamins (1, 2, 6, and 12), iron, folic acid, and zinc. However, irritation, injury, or infection of any of the tissues in the oral cavity can also lead to mouth sores. Sores in the mouth can occur with certain systemic disease like crohns, behcets, or lupus or viral infections. See doctor. ...Read more
No: Alcohol can cause a burning sensation in the throat, particularly in high concentration. The amount of alcohol in a glass of red wine will generally not cause a problem. However, alcohol consumption can increase gastric reflux and heartburn causing irritation. Also, overindulgence can lead to mild irritation. ...Read more
Viral or bacterial: Throat infections can cause an enlarged and painful uvula. An inspection and possibly a culture is appropriate. Viral URI needs symptomatic rx but strep throat would require antibiotic coverage to avoid future kidney and/or heart complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Or both: But most probably reflux, given the constellation of symptoms, anyways you need to see your doctor, meanwhile you can try OTC reflux medication like omeprazole 20 mg once a day for a week or two only, read the labels carefully though. Besides that, reflux precautions as avoiding caffiene as much as you can, fried foods, excess carbonated beverages, raising pillows lose weight, good luck ...Read more
Weakness, fatigue, fast heart rate, feels like something stuck in throat, burning throat and stomach.
Depends on pattern: Are these symptoms that you have all the time or is there a pattern: mostly with meals, when you lie down at night, when you climb the stairs or do something strenuous, or just randomly when you might be sitting? While reflux or anxiety may explain these, the weakness and fatigue with these symptoms is concerning and I would recommend a check - up this week to determine a cause! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral Symptoms!!: Good day; Require more information before offering possible diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Viral pharyngitis: Viral illnesses will frequently cause mouth ulcers, and the fever is low grade. These are usually short course of illness, less than two weeks. The main other thing to rule out is sexually transmitted disease. Steroids are sometimes used to help with the discomfort, and it might not hurt to be tested for strep throat. ...Read more
Throat tight swallow saliva, food and drink goes fine.Exertion like weightlifting tightens it.head tilt back tightens. Tongue feels raw like burnt, Y?
Need exam: These symptoms are not specific for a single diagnosis, and really require an exam and proper evaluation. Ok to start with your primary care doctor. ask if a referral to an ENT specialist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Do I have strep throat? Chest burning sensation and sore throat feels like swallowing a golf ball stuffy nose 99.3 fever know one sick around me
Possibly: Only way to truly know if you have strep is get your throat swabbed and cultured by physician or nurse. Can go to primary care or urgent care. Could be viral sore throat (pharyngitis) which is more common than strep. Rest, drink lots and gargle with salt water. Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain. ...Read more