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Burned Throat Food
Tues endoscopy, food got stuck in throat, icould not swallow water /food.. Friday after, food stuck again. Why?
What was found?: Transit dysphagia (difficulty moving food down esophagus) may be due to esophageal spasm, eosinophilic esophagitis, classic esophageal dysfunction (or even age-related presby-esophagus), structural pathology (due to esophageal narrowing, cancer, focal inflammation like an ulcer from a pill, or infection, or fungal involvement of the esophagus). What did your doctor find? Please follow-up with him. ...Read more
YES: Capaicin the essential chemical in spices can cause local reaction in almost everyone but some people are more sensitive than others. Milk is a good "neutralizet" to this effect. If , however , the swelling is severe or remains for more than several minutes you may have an allergy which requires attention! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sure: But you are not going to loose any weight by doing so. You need to burn off more calories than you ingest, and that is best accomplished by exercise (enough where you are usually sweating due to the heat being generated by the amount of calories you are burning). Eat healthy, watch your caloric intake, and start a workout plan to help you achieve your goals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Acid reflux is physiologic. In other words, it's normal. However, it becomes pathologic when it bothers you. Fermented food doesn't cause acid reflux any more than non-fermented food. However, "bad" acid reflux allows acid to get high enough back up esophagus to cause sore throat. Antacids (calcium carbonate), H2 blockers & proton pump inhibitors help. Stay upright after small meals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: if your symptoms are truly caused by acid reflux. Measures that would reduce acid exposure to your throat would be better, such as medicine to reduce acid secretion, alkali to neutralize acid, or mechanical maneuvers such as head elevation during sleep. Ask your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more
Oral Symptoms!!: Good day; Require more information before offering possible diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Burning throat: Greetings. The burning may be due to reflux. If you suffer from heartburn or GERD, then tums or a medication like Zantac (ranitidine) may be of help. Pharyngitis coming from a virus could be the cause and Tylenol/Motrin could help. See your doctor for confirmation. Good Luck. ...Read more
8 months pregnant. Can't drink carbonated drinks or eat spicy food without intense pain
/burn in throat and chest when swallowing. Is this gerd?
Pregnant throat pain: Greetings, as a.father of 3, your throat discomfort appears to me as you suspected, coming from GERD. As your anatomy and physiology changes with the advancing pregnancy, increasing of your intra abdominal pressure changes too which places you at rush for GERD. With your ObGyn doc for recommend treatments. Once delivery occurs, your body should revert back to the way it functioned before pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks and can't eat solids. Food get stuck in throat. Feels like there's something there all he time. Food feels stuck in front of throat. Wctb?
Dysphagia: Sounds like you had or have scheduled a barium swallow. That's a great first step for this problem. If that doesn't provide an answer, get a referral to ENT for 'laryngoscopy' of throat and possibly 'esophagoscopy' of food passage. Really can't say what is causing this common symptom without taking a look. ...Read more
Hoarse for 3mos saw ENT twice swollen vocal cords/tonsils but no diagnosis. throat feels tight, swollen, constricted, some food gets stuck in throat ?
For a little bit: the salt numbs out the nerves, including taste buds, but this is very temporary. ...Read more
Burning feeling in mouth and back of throat. Irritation with fried food, soda, & alcohol. Mouth feels tingly tongue yellow. What's wrong? Doc/dentist
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
I have chronic acid reflux, just got over fever/nausea, throat burns as i swallow food/water, sulphur burps, food feels stuck. Remedies/meds don't work?
For now...: Try Prilosec otc, 1 pill 45 min before breakfast daily for 2 weeks. Chronic acid reflux should be thoroughly evaluated with an egd, upper endoscopy, to make sure you aren't damaging your esophagus. Chronic medications may be needed. See a GI doc for a complete evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve endings: The taste bids on the tongue have receptors and nerve endings. The spicy foods contain a chemical called capsaicin and this will stimulate the nerve endings and sends a pain signal to the brain. These sensory nerve endings are located all over your mouth and body. Hope this answers your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can swallow moist food and beverages, but dry food particles seem to get stuck in back of throat, not esophagus. Could this be my swollen tonsil?
Dysphagia, LERD, or?: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). LERD, hypopharyngeal inflammation or trauma, foreign bodies also need to be considered. Get eval. ...Read more