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Sensation in upper throat and burp?

Sensation in upper throat and burp?

Possible GERD: you may possible have acid reflux. Please consult your physician for further evaluation and treatment. You can try OTC Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilosec, if not allergic to these medications. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Burning sensation in in nose and breathing?

Burning sensation in in nose and breathing?

Hard to know: Hard to know without more information. Best bet would be to see an ENT/ doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Feeling tightness in throat and chest?

Feeling tightness in throat and chest?

Depends: Chest tightness can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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What can cause chest congestion up to throat, back and chest pains at once, burning sensation and sweats, pressure in left armpit?

What can cause chest congestion up to throat, back and chest pains at once,  burning sensation and sweats,  pressure in left armpit?

Many symptoms: Please see and get an appointment to your doctor as soon as possible. If there is a big delay, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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I'm experiencing soreness and tightness in my lower throat,back of neck and upper chest. No cough and am breathing fine. Not reflux?

I'm experiencing soreness and tightness in my lower throat,back of neck and upper chest. No cough and am breathing fine. Not reflux?

More info needed.: Does the throat soreness and tightness occur with swallowing. Does this and the upper chest tightness occur with exercise or stress. Are the symptoms continuous or intermittent. What is your age. Do the symptoms occur at night when you are laying down. Are they associated with eating, or with specific foods. How long has this been going on? ...Read more

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Chest pain that started in the throat?

Chest pain : Chest pain that started in throat can be due to angina, heart attack or reflux of stomach acids .i would strongly urge to see a doctor . http://patient.info/doctor/chest-pain-pro ...Read more

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Fluttering in throat and chest related to indigestion?

Fluttering in throat and chest related to indigestion?

Maybe, but...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin can cause inflammation of vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. However, symptoms may originate w/ your heart or lungs so do get checked. ...Read more

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Ulcers in mouth sore throat cough that is painful on the throat and my chest, and sometimes itchy feeling in the chest ?

Ulcers in mouth sore throat cough that is painful on the throat and my chest, and sometimes itchy feeling in the chest ?

Viral: Could be hand-foot-mouth disease, could be a canker sore, could be oral herpes, could be a measles. Hard to say but overall sounds viral and likely benign. Watch for any high fevers or shortness of breath. If worse contact a doc. ...Read more

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I have cough in throat and pain in throat and chest what to do?

I have cough in throat and pain in throat and chest what to do?

Cough, throat pain: It depends on length and severity of symptoms. A new cough and sore throat may just be from a viral infection. If there is no fever or worsening, it's okay to watch for 2 weeks. Drinking plenty of fluid and taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen for aches can help. If fever or worsening chest pain is present, or if cough lasts longer than 3 weeks, a doctor needs to check. ...Read more

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My chest and throat feel cold and been feeling pain in left side of chest all day?

My chest and throat feel cold and been feeling pain in left side of  chest all day?

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if you have ongoing concerns. ...Read more

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What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

Several disorders: Without more details, including how long you have suffered this symptom i would have a tough time giving you a specific answer. Breathing thorough the mouth (because of nasal congestion) and reflux of stomach acid are common causes. Assuming that you have been bothered for a while, other causes need to be considered. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation in throat and upper chest?

How to treat burning sensation in throat and upper chest?

Need to know cause: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a tightness in the back of my throat and chest and pain when swallowing?

I have a tightness in the back of my throat and chest  and pain when swallowing?

Looks like a problem: A primary care doctor, and ENT specialist, and a G.I. Specialist can help figure out what is causing swallowing problems. Possible causes include nerve problems, tumors (including cancers), infections, damage from acid reflux, esophagus malfunctions or spasms, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc... Normal swallowing is an automatic, smooth, painless event; so anything other than that should be examined. ...Read more

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I feel a burning sensation in the chest with a phlegm and severe cough and high fever?

I feel a burning sensation in the chest with a phlegm and severe cough  and high fever?

See a doctor: Health care has always, and will always be best delivered in the doctor's office. Advice can come online, but healthcare comes face to face. This could be anything from a virus to a bacterial pneumonia to something deep in the back of the textbook. See a doctor, please. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, burning sensation and pains across the chest, a lot of burps and fatigue?

This is a lot & not : Sounds like asthma + acid reflux. But a much more complete history (and physical) is need. If you drink coffee (regular & decaf) or eat sweets, i'd suggest you stop those for now to see if there is benefit. You will enjoy our website www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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Phlegm taste in mouth and breath. Pain in sternum. No cough or cold just sometimes clearing of throat. ?

Phlegm taste in mouth and breath. 
Pain in sternum. 
No cough or cold just sometimes clearing of throat. 
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Phlegm in throat: Phlegm in the throat associated with throat clearing and heartburn symptoms sounds like acid reflux. Generally treatment would start out with acid avoidance (citrus, tomatoes, peppermint, coffee, peppermint, etc) Acid irritating the throat frequently results in increased mucous and prompts throat clearing. I advise increasing water intake and consider starting an antacid. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest. Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest.
Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?

Atypical chest pain: Given age group and no documented risk factors, your symptoms are unlikely cardiac in origin. However an evaluation with blood tests (thyroid unction) an echocardiogram (sonogram of the heart) to rule out structural disease and a treadmill stress test for coronary and abnormal heart rhythm abnormalities would help to rule out cardiac etiologies. ...Read more

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