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Causes of burning in throat at the time of eating?

Causes of burning in throat at the time of eating?

Pain with eating: Burning in the throat with eating indicates some type of inflammation/irritation. There are many causes of throat pain. Some of these conditions require antibiotics, anti-fungal, or anti -acid medications. You need a diagnosis in order to choose the proper remedy. See your doctor. ...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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31yrmale. Throat fatigue if I talk for 5-10mins. Burning in throat and slight dry/sticky mouth. No prob in eating. Sjogern test -ve

31yrmale. Throat fatigue if I talk for 5-10mins. Burning in throat and slight dry/sticky mouth. No prob in eating. Sjogern test -ve

Medications: Well need a better history. How long has this been going on. Do you take any medications. Any other symptoms? Now you must have been evaluated for you say beg for sjogens syndrome. But the arthritic family is best diagnosed clinically ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my tongue and soft palate. Eating anything makes me very aware of this. Had a viral sore throat about a week ago.?

I have a burning sensation on my tongue and soft palate. Eating anything makes me very aware of this. Had a viral sore throat about a week ago.?

Many causes: Possible causes of your burning mouth or tongue include:

acid reflux
medication
malnutrition
food allergies
nerve damage
oral candidiasis
anxiety, depression
hormonal changes ~ menopause
dentures ~ ill-fitting, material allergy
dry mouth ~ sjögren’s syndrome, diabetes, thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Burning in throat a sign of cancer?

Burning in throat a sign of cancer?

It can be: Signs of throat cancer include: hoarseness, pain with swallowing, ear pain, or lymph nodes in the neck that are swollen and painless. If you have persistent burning, you should see your primary doctor and be referred to an ear, nose, and throat doctor. ...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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Burning in throat for a few hours after l eat. I'm having an endoscopy, will this show why I'm getting burning? I stop h plyori treatment 4 weeks ago

Burning in throat for a few hours after l eat. I'm having an endoscopy, will this show why I'm getting burning? I stop h plyori treatment 4 weeks ago

Throat burning: Endoscopy and doctor support is clearly the way to find out what is happening. You MAY have reflux or something else but you will find out and get treated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I was sick about 2 weeks ago and all my symptom went away but my throat has been burning, like more than a sore throat, but I'm not sick and it's been hurting for about a week now?

I was sick about 2 weeks ago and all my symptom went away but my throat has been burning, like more than a sore throat, but I'm not sick and it's been hurting for about a week now?

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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There's a burning in throat from drinking green kale smoothie. Is this an allergic reaction?

There's a burning in throat from drinking green kale smoothie. Is this an allergic reaction?

Foodborne illness: The CDC says that green leafy vegetables are one of the most common causes of foodborne illness. Be sure to wash your kale very well. What else was in there? In any case, if you have severe burning and pain, I would absolutely recommend you get seen and get a physical exam and possible treatment to make sure you are safe. Even bring leftover kale with you if you have any. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a male. When I peed last night a few times it burned. This afternoon it is not burning and I have a sore throat.

I am a male. When I peed last night a few times it burned. This afternoon it is not burning and I have a sore throat.

Adenovirus?: Certain types of adenovirus -- one of the common respiratory viruses that causes common colds -- can cause urethritis (urethral infection) along with upper respiratory infection. It's not at all dangerous and will clear up on its own. See your doctor if things don't improve in a few days. ...Read more

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Took couple of sips of a milkshake. Caused burning in throat and in my nose. Blew nose & nothing came out. Why did it cause my nose to burn?

Took couple of sips of a milkshake. Caused burning in throat and in my nose. Blew nose & nothing came out. Why did it cause my nose to burn?

The pharynx: Located behind your mouth and nose is an open connection between your mouth and nose. Anything that you swallow can affect the nose through this open connection. The contents of what you swallow generally travels down through the esophagus to your stomach. Gravity is all that keeps it from traveling up into your nose, but contact with nasopharynx, especially temperature changes can affect nose. ...Read more

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Please... is there anything over-the-counter that will soothe a severe sore throat and burning in my chest?

Please... is there anything over-the-counter that will soothe a severe sore throat and burning in my chest?

No: Sounds like you have bronchitis. You can use any of the OTC decongestants like Mucinex (guaifenesin) but most likely you need to be evaluated by a doctor and may need antibiotics plus a prescription medicine for the discomfort. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat that started yesterday and got worst when I woke up. There is a burning irritation in my chest as well as my throat?

I have a sore throat that started yesterday and got worst when I woke up. There is a burning irritation in my chest as well as my throat?

See your doctor: A professional evaluation and examination is necessary to rule out viral vs bacterial infection and to determine if antibiotics are necessary. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with gastritis three weeks ago. Showing improvement, but have a sore throat and the burning sensation. How long does gastritis last?

I was diagnosed with gastritis three weeks ago. Showing improvement, but have a sore throat and the burning sensation. How long does gastritis last?

Depends: Unfortunately, there's not a simple answer. It depends on what symptoms you were having, how the diagnosis was made, and what the cause was. Also depends on what the treatment was. Ok to call the doctor that treated you, and ask. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?

Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?

Probably: If you have pain radiation to the scapula and bitter taste in the mouth called water brash and burning in the throat it is very possible you may have reflux. Try adjusting your diet and changing your lifestyle which in most cases will affect and reduce reflux, additionally you should see your primary, antacids and /or medications such as prilosec can be trailed for symptom control initially. ...Read more

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My 13 year old has serious throat pain like burning not a sore throat. Like pins and needle she says and it switched from side to side what is it?

My 13 year old has serious throat pain like burning not a sore throat. Like pins and needle she says and it switched from side to side what is it?

Throat pain: Her throat pain is probably due to an infectious process until proven otherwise. Consult a doctor for possible throat culture and evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had a sore throat for three days. And when I urinate it's not so much painful, but it's a cross between mild burning and pain. What's going on?

I've had a sore throat for three days. And when I urinate it's not so much painful, but it's a cross between mild burning and pain. What's going on?

See a doctor: Burning with urination is not normal and suggests inflammation in the urethra (tube carrying urine out of the body). This can have several causes. The sore throat may or may not be related. A health care provider can help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have sore throat. It feels really dry and their is slight and burning sensation as well. What to do? I have this cough syrup 'Zedex' (Bromhexine).

I have sore throat. It feels really dry and their is slight and burning sensation as well. What to do? I have this cough syrup 'Zedex' (Bromhexine).

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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I have been couching up green mucus for over two months now. I also have burning in my chest when I couch, and wake up with a sore throat most mornings?

I have been couching up green mucus for over two months now. I also have burning in my chest when I couch, and wake up with a sore throat most mornings?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can first be addressed by over the counter measures. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, or a long cough, it may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have sore throat and also burning lip what is it?

I have sore throat and also burning lip what is it?

Viral: Possibly a viral infection. See your doc if you have fevers, difficulty swallowing or breathing and if symptoms persist for more than a week ...Read more

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Sore throat doesn't hurt when I eat or drink it helps but it burning and now I've got a cough and it hurts my chest too cough?

Sore throat doesn't hurt when I eat or drink it helps but it burning and now I've got a cough and it hurts my chest too cough?

Postnasal drip: It's likely postnasal drip that's causing it. I recommend sinus washing and a bit of a nasal steroid spray. Not sure if that's over the counter in your country. ...Read more

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Have had a rash on upper back for a week with a constant sore throat, rash is starting to spread. Itchy but not burning, getting concerned?

Have had a rash on upper back for a week with a constant sore throat, rash is starting to spread. Itchy but not burning, getting concerned?

Itchy rash: Rashes can be tricky. Are you on any medications you might be reacting to? You could consider a paid consultation so we could see the rash and offer more personalized help. Stay cool. Itchy rashes itch more in the heat. ...Read more

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I am having this burning feeling in my throat that I am worried about, it's not like heartburn pain and it doesn't feel like a sore throat.?

I am having this burning feeling in my throat that I am worried about, it's not like heartburn pain and it doesn't feel like a sore throat.?

Throat pain: Such "occult" sensations are best evaluated by a physician. Unfortunately, without a careful exam and possibly some other tests, it's hard to say what is causing the sensations. ...Read more

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Sore throat on and off for months, sometimes burning/inflamed feeling in throat other times minty//cold feeling in throat, sounds like an ulcer?

Sore throat: Have yourself visit an ENT doctor. This can be due to many possible causes and needs full exam to diagnose. May be due to acid reflux, post-nasal drip, infection, etc. ...Read more

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Constant acidity, dry cough, burning in throat+chest when exercising, breathing trouble. Is my sleep apnea causing this or is it acidity causing apnea?

Constant acidity, dry cough, burning in throat+chest when exercising, breathing trouble. Is my sleep apnea causing this or is it acidity causing apnea?

Chicken & egg: There is an association between acid reflux and sleep apnea. There is no proof that reflux leads to sleep apnea (or vice-versa) but the association between the two has been shown repeatedly. You need optimal treatment of BOTH conditions to feel well again, so TTYD about a sleep study with a CPAP mask and Prilosec or other acid blocker. Hope this helps. Thanks 4 trusting HealthTap w/ your question. ...Read more

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