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Burned Throat Food
Constant burning in the food gulit and throat I had reflux a few days ago and now the burning won't go away I can't eat without it buring really bad?
OTC meds: I would try some Prilosec (omeprazole) OTC twice a day for 1 week. I would also, in the meantime, set up an appointment with your Family Doctor, especially if you have never had reflux before. If you have risk factors for heart disease and the burning pain increases with exertion (not just eating) or if you have shortness of breath associated then you need to be seen today. ...Read more
1/2 I find out that the burning in my throat is from spicy foods I find out caue I ate some spicy chips and my throat was burning is this true?
Sometime I feel mild burning sensation in throat. Every time I have to clear my throat. No pain while having food. From last 10 days. Any serious risk? Ty
I'm scared I my have cancer of the food gulit I on meds for reflux but not helping burning in chest and throat all the time no relief from it?
See below: If appropriate doses of anti-reflux medication fails to help your symptoms, you should see your family doctor, who may obtain an endoscopic examination. ...Read more
Why does my throat burn after havering fried food cold it be the oil just feels hot and scratchy what to do cold it be from the oil being to hot?
Food too hot: Do not eat fried food until it cools down for at least 10 minutes. Fried food retains a lot of heat and yes your throat is burning, for real! ...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
Is it normal for acidic (and slightly spicy) foods to make my throat burn and hurt as I swallow them? I do not have reflux
Eating chocolate, honey and other sweet foods immediatly burns my throat! Is the esophagus sensitive to sweet/strong foods? (can anxiety cause this?)
Throat burn: Throat burning with certain foods may be due to reflux of acid in the throat. You can have this without the typical reflux symptom of heartburn. Other symptoms of reflux into the throat are hoarseness, phlegm, cough, throat clearing, low grade sore throat, feelings of a lump in the throat... Stress and anxiety can exacerbate symptoms in the throat. ...Read more
When I swollow my food I'm have chest pains also when I lay down I t feels like something stuck in my chest n throat! N cough tht burn chest n back?
I went to the ER a few days ago because I saw white spots on my throat they said it was a virus and will go away it burns every time I eat food?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and liquids: Drink lots of fluids, soft foods - yogurt, soup, ice cream. Try alternating hot and cold liquids. ...Read more
I have burning, tightness and pain in my throat when I swallow food drinking also makes it worse?
When I eat dry foods they are sticking in my throat. Also upper stomach burning that last for a day, then returns a few days later.?
The dry mouth could be from dehydration.
This could also be exacerbated by reflux which is a common cause of the burning/indigestion you feel. Increase your hydration and try some over the counter products for acid (zantac, pepcid). If these do not help, see your doctor for more treatment options. But do note, that drinking or eating two hours before you go to bed can worsen reflux. ...Read more
If I have certain foods that are oily or spicy my stomach burns and my throat I feel I have gastric but shall I do something? Throat hurts sometimes 2
You may have GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux causes symptoms of burning in the throat. You may also have inflammation in the lining of the stomach. Do you take lots of advil, alleve or aspirin. These medications can be very irritating to the stomach. See your doctor. Avoid nsaids--advil, aleve, (naproxen) aspirin. Avpod alcohol until you determine what your exact diagnosis is. ...Read more
Why do I get a burning sensation in my throat when I eat so-called sugar-free foods like cookies & candy?
Too acidic: They are known for acidic in nature. ...Read more
Feeling nauseous, threw up and now feel like I have some food still stuck in throat. It also burns when I drink water or swallow.?
Acid: When we vomit, stomach contents come up into regions that aren't prepared for them. This means that delicate tissues are exposed to acid & enzymes from which they have little to no protection. So, they get burned and irritated. It's normal for things to be sore for a few hours after. Try soothing medications like preparations of bismuth and return to eating slowly with bland foods at first. ...Read more
Been feeling nauseous, threw up and now I feel like I still have a chunk of food stuck in my throat and it burns. Drinking water burns.
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and find the cause, to be treated ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with GERD. I get heart burns, sore throats and a lot of nausea but I'm not sensitive to acidic foods could it be a misdiagnosis?
DGL is used to: Help with acid reflux and is safe. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. Acidic-FORMING foods once inside the body are not the same as what they appear to be before we eat them. Search for acidic-FORMING foods. ...Read more
My throat seems to be swollen from chronic indigestion how can I ease the burning pain and soreness that goes all the way down my food gullet?
Chest is burning, throat feels cold, felt like food was stuck in throat, enlarged/white taste buds on the back of my tongue, my esophagus is tight..
Chest, Throat Pain: Given the multiple areas of pain or discomfort, and the possible emergency concerns, you should see your md today or go right to the emergency room to rule out any heart or allergy ...Read more
Hiccuped when swallowing food, now hurts n top right chest area, it's uncomfy 2 eat/drink, feel burn@bottom of throat, feel burp n throat, like it's stuck?
Lodged food: Yes seeing a doctor for this would be a good idea. You might hiccup because you have a problem in your esophagus. A test to look at your edophagus might help. You might experience this again. Evaluation of this problem will help you ...Read more
Egd 6 months ago-normal except gastritis- under lots of stress at the moment last 3 weeks noticed food/liquid takes longer to go down throat- throat feels tight, burn sometimes, chest tight too. I'm 28?
What's the best thing to take for heart burn and acid reflux with no side effects? Mine is bad food coming up and chest and throat burning
My throat burns when I swallow or burp alittle. I have acid reflex. And I feel like my food gets stuck. What do I dobit hurts and very uncomfotable.
Been feeling sick chest has been burning and throat, hurts to breathe from time to time and hurts to swallow liquids and food. Never had this pain b4?
See below: Contact your primary care doctor and get evaluated asap. Good luck! ...Read more
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, its extremely painful and it hard to eat food and it burns when I drink fluids.?
Viral or bacterial:
Common cause can be a break in the protective surface allowing normal mouth bacteria into the tissue. This is called aphthous ulcer.
Another common cause is viral. Normal cold sore virus is herpes simplex.
They hurt but should resolve in 7 to 10 days.
Other types of infection are possible and should be ruled out with a detailed personal lifestyle and medical history by a physician. ...Read more
Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain, inability to feel food going down or burping, and burning forearm all on 1 side. Pinch nerve?
Neuropathy: You need to see a doctor, possibly a neurologist, ASAP. This is not an issue which can be solved over the internet. Please go and be evaluated before this becomes far worse. Best wishes. ...Read more