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Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

Scared of std. Had sex nov 22. Sore throat but all tests negative. Just noticed painless mark on roof of mouth. Hot food burn or std?

STDs: If all of the tests are negative then you really do not need to be so concerned. A painless mark, is a bit ambiguous. Can you use a more descriptive word? I do not know of any std that would cause a painless lesion in the mouth. Some may wonder about herpes, but herpes is very painful and is a cluster of blisters. Syphilis can be a single lesion but it is very alarming looking. ...Read more

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Is there a rinse to use in your throat if it gets burnts by hot food?

Is there a rinse to use in your throat if it gets burnts by hot food?

No need: No rinse is needed. Let it heal by itself. It the throat is still hurting a couple of days after the "burn" please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I just went to a dinner party and my throat is sore from hot food. What can I do?

CHLORASEPTIC: Chloraseptic makes a lozenge or a spray that numbs the soreness in your mouth and throat....You can gargle with the spray liquid to make the numbing last longer. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I swallowed very hot food now my throat is hurting it feels like there is something on my throat and my chest is hurting. What should l do please?

I swallowed very hot food now my throat is hurting it feels like there is something on my throat and my chest is hurting. What should l do please?

See doctor now: You want to make sure that the throat or esophagus has not been burnt so badly that it may end up scarring and causing obstruction, Rush to the emergency room now. ...Read more

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Can temperature hot food burn your stomach?

Can temperature hot food burn your stomach?

Mouth and food pipe: Hot food is more likely to burn your mouth and food pipe, esophagus, rather than stomach. ...Read more

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Hot food in touch with skin can cause burns that can destroy hair follicles?

Hot food in touch with skin can cause burns that can destroy hair follicles?

Severe burns can: Thermal burns, if severe enough, can destroy hair follicles. The burn has to be fairly severe and destroy the dermis and epidermis to result in hair follicle destruction.

Burns of this severity are usually called full thickness or third degree burns. ...Read more

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What can you do when you burn your tongue with hot food?

What can you do when you burn your tongue with hot food?

Burn: Time heals all things so treat the symptoms. Eat cooler foods that will not irritate the area and rinse gently with cool or cold water to make the area feel better. The good news is the tongue has a lot of blood flow so it should heal relatively fast say 3-5 days depending on the severity of the burn. If not getting better in that time see your dentist for a check/ent md. ...Read more

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Since months I feel a light burning on the tongue tip and upper gengivas, sometimes intensifying as when you burn with some hot food. What could it be?

Since months I feel a light burning on the tongue tip and upper gengivas, sometimes intensifying as when you burn with some hot food. What could it be?

Burning mouth: If you have persistent pain or soreness in your tongue, lips, gums or other areas of your mouth, see your doctor. Your doctor can search for the possible cause or causes to guide treatment. Cbc, other blood tests, allergy tests, oral swab or biopsy, to determine appropriate course of tx, . ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Spicy food/ reflux: Spicy foods can cause heartburn or reflux to worsen. One of the precautions we ask patients who have reflux/ heartburn to take is to limit or avoid spicy, fried or fatty foods among others. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Burning feeling in back of throat after drinking beer or eating spicy food?

Burning feeling in back of throat after drinking beer or eating spicy food?

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

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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

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

Yes and no: Irritation in the throat still could happen even if you do not experience heart burn there is a big different between having reflux and experiencing heart burn you need to see your doctor to rule out any ulceration in the mouth or any breaking of the mucosa good luck ...Read more

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Eating chocolate, honey and other sweet foods immediatly burns my throat! Is the esophagus sensitive to sweet/strong foods? (can anxiety cause this?)

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

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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?

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?

May be Reflux: Go see your doc. He needs to do an upper GI series to help him figure out if gerd is a problem. It can also reveal esophageal strictures or any hiatal hernias or stomach issues. Reflux can cause this too. ...Read more

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I have burning, tightness and pain in my throat when I swallow food drinking also makes it worse?

Inflammation: Sounds like your esophagus is inflamed, could be from severe reflux, yeast like candida or infection like herpes. It may warrant an endoscopy. ...Read more

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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.?

Possible reflux: 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

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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

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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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 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

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