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I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now. It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

I've had a burning sensation in my throat and neck for sometime now.  It doesn't hurt to swollow but there is a sort of click when I do.

See a doctor: It is better to be examined by a doctor so they can assure you after careful inspection of your throat otherwise we will be guessing good luck ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Pain on ride side of throat where my glands are and feels like I have the biggest lump in my throat! Face and neck itchy and burning sensation help!

Pain on ride side of throat where my glands are and feels like I have the biggest lump in my throat! Face and neck itchy and burning sensation help!

Throat lump : Sounds like either a viral or bacterial infection of the pharynx. Drink lots of water, take the proper dose of acetaminophen, rest! If this persists for three days see your local doctor. It could be a bacterial infection like strep throat which requires antibiotics to cure. Live yogurt also can boost the immune system to ensure not only a good fight to the source but gut health. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Indigestion or heartattack I am having a burning sensation in my throat, chest pain under my left breast, my neck hurts

Indigestion or heartattack I am having a burning sensation in my throat, chest pain under my left breast, my neck hurts

Exam: Go to er. Only professional evaluation and tests can answer your question. Internet is not the right place to address your concern. ...Read more

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Sore throat and swollen glands for 3 weeks! Itching and burning sensation on face and neck any idea what's making me miserable?!

Sore throat and swollen glands for 3 weeks! Itching and burning sensation on face and neck any idea what's making me miserable?!

Have you been : Checked for mononucleosis or strep throat? Any yellowing of eyes? Stop smoking right away. It you have up to two packs a day that will make things much worse. It is time to see your physician now if you haven't already done so. ...Read more

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I frequently have burning sensation on my throat. What might be the problem?

I frequently have burning sensation on my throat. What might be the problem?

A few things: Could have post nasal drip or allergens. Could also have acid from your stomach sneaking back up your esophagus. Everything else is pretty unlikely unless you have some underlying condition we don't know about. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in throat. Feels hard to swallow.

Gerd: Most common cause is gastro esophageal reflux disease. This is caused by stomach acid coming up the throat. ...Read more

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What does a burning sensation in the throat signify?

What does a burning sensation in the throat signify?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest. If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat. Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest. I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well.If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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I need advice on what's this burning sensation in my throat?

I need advice on what's this burning sensation in my throat?

GERD: One of the most common causes of burning in the throat is high reflux of gastric acid. In the absence of infection, I think the most common cause of your symptoms in a 48-year old is LPR (laryngo-pharyngeal reflux. This may be due to a number of problems that are best diagnosed and treated by a GI specialist. ...Read more

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There's a burning sensation in my throat! Can't get it to go away please suggest?

There's a burning sensation in my throat! Can't get it to go away please suggest?

Acid reflux?: The symptom you describe could represent gerd, gastroesophageal reflux disease. You may have other symptoms which you may have ignored in the past. Belching? Acid taste in throat? Throat clearing? Cough? Should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be anything I can do to make the burning sensation in the back of my throat stop?

Throat burning: Can be caused by nasal discharge or acid reflux, both of which are quite common. Because reflux is more likely to burn than post nasal drip, reflux treatment would be the first to try. You could select from antacids (tums, maalox, etc), zantac or prilosec. All are available over-the-counter. Most effective is likely to be prilosec. If that isn't helpful, try an antihistamine like zrytec. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with an acidic burning sensation in my throat it's not horrible but it is irritating what might this be?

LPR: Laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux is a common disorder in which there is a reflux of gastric acid into the upper esophagus. The classical triad of symptoms are 1.) burning sensation in the throat, 2.) cough and 3.) voice changes. If you eat late at night, this is common. If not, see a gastro-enterologist for a diagnosis. If this is a rare event, do not worry. ...Read more

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Why do I feel warmth in my throat when I breathe. Like a burning sensation.?

Throat sensitivity : Most likely this throat sensitivity and discomfort is because of some form of inflammation within the throat. You might have a low-grade infection, possibly irritation from acid reflux or some type of chemical exposure. Start by avoiding any irritating foods or liquids. Gargle with salt water. If it persists you need an exam to rule out more serious issues. Vancomycin may also be the cause. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in throat and upper chest, what to do?

I have burning sensation in throat and upper chest, what to do?

See your physician: You may have reflux disease. You should get checked. Until then try an OTC PPI or antacid for relief. But make sure youmget checked. ...Read more

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What could cause me to be getting a burning sensation in my throat after drinking strawberry flavoured things?

Allergy: Could be an allergy to strawberry. It is also possible the strawberry-flavoring may be artificial and it may represent a chemical sensitivity. The Easiest thing to do would be to avoid these things. ...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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Why would there be a burning sensation in my throat when I swallow spicy stuff?

Dry throat ?: Lining of throat may be dry, or may be an issue best evaluated by seeing an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in the throat and chest after eating? Is it the stomach acid?

What causes a burning sensation in the throat and chest after eating? Is it the stomach acid?

Very likely: You seem to be describing acid reflux. Treatment usually starts with an otc anatacid. Ask you pediatrician which one is best for you. ...Read more

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How come sometimes I get a burning sensation in my throat? What can I do to get rid of it?

How come sometimes I get a burning sensation in my throat? What can I do to get rid of it?

Reason uncertain.: Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea.
Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try Thyme tea. ...Read more

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I feel like sometimes acid comes till my throat and I have burning sensation. Do I suffer from gerd?

I feel like sometimes acid comes till my throat and I have burning sensation. Do I suffer from gerd?

Very possibly: With these symptoms, you could suffer from gerd. Please see your doctor for evaluation and help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been cleaning my house. I'm experiencing a burning sensation in my throat and lungs? What do I do?

I have been cleaning my house. I'm experiencing a burning sensation in my throat and lungs? What do I do?

Cleaning throat: What are you cleaning with? Are you using bleach? Bleach is dangerous to use over extended periods of time. Other harsh cleansers can cause throat irritation. Gargle with warm salt water and use cleansers that are not as harsh. Having allergies to dust being stirred up can cause a sore throat as well. If this is the case, take an antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin good luck! ...Read more

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Burning sensation and tightening in throat ad upper chest. Feels like something is stuck. What is this?

Careful!: Not to be funny, however we always worry about these symptoms in men, but, the biggest killer of women is heart disease. It could be simple indegestion however it your symptoms worsen or do not subside I would seek immediate medical evaluation. ...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