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Painful burning in my throat from alcohol?

Painful burning in my throat from alcohol?

A sore or reflux: Alcohol will cause pain if there is a sore or inflammation in the throat. If this persists see a 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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Why does hard alcohol make your throat burn?

Why does hard alcohol make your throat burn?

Astringent: Alcohol, specially high concentration drinks act the same as if you put it on your skin. It burns as it is an astringent. ...Read more

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Can I burn a hole in my throat with alcohol?

Can I burn a hole in my throat with alcohol?

No but: No but you increase your risk of oropharyngeal and esophageal cancer plus many other bad disease processes. Stop before it's too late. ...Read more

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Drinking fizzy juice and alcohol is leaving me with a burning sensation in throat and feeling sick?

Drinking fizzy juice and alcohol is leaving me with a burning sensation in throat and feeling sick?

Then: You know the answer don't drink alcohol, drink only the juice, you may be lacking the enzyme that metabolizes alcohol, aldehydes are accumulating in your body and making you sick. ...Read more

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My husband has irritation on left side of throat where tonsils are. It burns if he drinks alcohol. The ent saw nothing, now he has to have an MRI.

My husband has irritation on left side of throat where tonsils are. It burns if he drinks alcohol. The ent saw nothing, now he has to have an MRI.

Throat pain: Without more details, I can surmise that the ENT doctor is making sure there is nothing else going on. There is unexplainable throat pain, nothing could be seen on exam, so the MRI was ordered to look for something. Your husband is of the age where there would be more concern for a tumor or neoplasm. Hopefully, everything will be normal. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hello I've got a problem with my Esophagus tube ive burnt with alcohol and shoving my fingers down my throat that's left me with pain and burning?

Hello I've got a problem with my Esophagus tube ive burnt with alcohol and shoving my fingers down my throat that's left me with pain and burning?

See a doctor: Take anti acid every three to four hours alternate between magnesuim based and phosphorus base if avilavle, if not alternate with pepto-bismuth.
avoid any acid liquid, drink only water, and eat yougurt, see a doctor to make sure there is no long term damages ...Read more

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Does alcohol treat strep throat?

Does alcohol treat strep throat?

No: While a significant dose may make you forget the discomfort, it does not kill off the germ or alter your risk of longer term complications without treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a constant mothball taste at back of throat for 2years made stronger with alcohol and/or salt? Dr's baffled.

What could cause a constant mothball taste at back of throat for 2years made stronger with alcohol and/or salt? Dr's baffled.

Throat: Good question. Could be acid reflux which might be made wore by those two items. Less common would be changes in the taste buds in the circumvallate papilla in the back of the tongue. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause dry throat?

Can alcohol cause dry throat?

Alcohol (especially: When taken straight) can irritate the tissues of the throat. ...Read more

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I've had alcohol 4 days ago and my throat still hurts, but not as much as it did a couple of days ago. Any idea as to what it is?

Aloe vera juice: Did you drink it straight? That can certainly cause a burn. Have you considered aloe vera juice gargled twice a day to relieve it? ...Read more

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Hello, im having a problem I can't understand. I was working with alcohol, I was cleaning using alcohol. Suddenly, when I smelled it, down my throat?

Hello, im having a problem I can't understand. I was working with alcohol, I was cleaning using alcohol. Suddenly, when I smelled it, down my throat?

Alcohol: Volatile compounds can irritate the throat. Review the package for instructions and can look up the material sheets on the following website http://www. Msdsonline. Com/msds-search/. ...Read more

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I was wondering if drinking alcohol effects a sore throat?

I was wondering if drinking alcohol effects a sore throat?

Sometimes: Alcohol can irritate the throat - especially if you are drinking a high proof without another beverage mixed in. ...Read more

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Why does my throat hurt after throwing up alcohol?

Why does my throat hurt after throwing up alcohol?

Variety of reasons: 1. Throwing up is a violent reversal of the normal direction of flow in your GI tract. The contraction is vigorous and may injure or strain involved muscles.

2. Pressures generated are high and may induce some local stretch and tear.

3. Alcohol may be a direct irritant to any injured areas.

4. Hydrochloric acid from your stomach is definitely not friendly outside of the stomach. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between alcohol intake and throat reguritation/irritation?

Is there a connection between alcohol intake and throat reguritation/irritation?

Alcohol intake: Alcohol is irritating to the esophagus (food tube) lining and stomach. It can cause esophagitis, gastritis, increase reflux resulting in throat irritation. ...Read more

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How long does the alcohol from four vodka drinks last in your system before you can medicate the throat pain from strep throat?

How long does the alcohol from four vodka drinks last in your system before you can medicate the throat pain from strep throat?

More info: The number of factors play a role including over what time frame you consumed the alcohol, whether or not you consumed the alcohol with food, your bodyweight, as well as what medication you're proposing to treat through pain with. It is probably safe to assume the alcohol would be gone within 10 to 12 hours. ...Read more

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2 days ago, I started experiencing strong metallic taste coming from the back of my throat & tongue. I'm well-hydrated, but I had alcohol 3 nts ago.

2 days ago, I started experiencing strong metallic taste coming from the back of my throat & tongue. I'm well-hydrated, but I had alcohol 3 nts ago.

Many possibilities: Could be from infection of teeth, tonsils, gums, throat. Could be from a bleed. Could be from change in diet. Could be a systemic problem such as diabetes. Please see both your General Dentist and your General Physician for examination. Further tests may be in order. ...Read more

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Everytime I drink over my limit, I would puke by forcing myself (stick finger in throat). Good R bad to force myself? Does it clear 100% of alcohol?

Everytime I drink over my limit, I would puke by forcing myself (stick finger in throat). Good R bad to force myself? Does it clear 100% of alcohol?

Bad: The esophagus is not designed to handle the acidic contents of the stomach--ask someone with GERD. You are putting yourself at risk for other conditions, including Barret's esophagitis and esophageal cancer. I suggest watching your limit. ...Read more

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Can drinking shots of alcohol give someone a sore throat?

Can drinking shots of alcohol give someone a sore throat?

Potentially: Particularly if drinking "high-test" stuff--like >90 proof (>45% ethanol). Everclear (190 proof) absolutely does this, and can even cause pain in mouth and to lips (one reason why not sold widely). Depends on experience and tolerance of drinker. Please drink w/a dd & in moderation, no matter what your poison! ...Read more

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I drank a lot of alcohol one night the net day I woke up with a sore throat, its been almost 4 weeks, ?

I drank a lot of alcohol one night the net day I woke up with a sore throat, its been almost 4 weeks, ?

GERD: You likely had some severe reflux regurgitation of acid on top of chronic acid reflux... Should start some anti-reflux meds and be seen by an ENT if it persists. ...Read more

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Can you smoke recreational weed or drink alcohol while taking cecadroxil 500 mg capsules for a throat infection?

Pot alcohol and med: Hmmmmmmm sure but..... Both alcohol and pot are not helping your infection. But you won't die from the combination specifically. But there is a lot of very new info out on pot. Go to csam or asam and check out some cutting edge science on the effects of both. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol after penicillin injection for strep throat?

Can I drink alcohol after penicillin injection for strep throat?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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I get a lump in my throat when I drink alcohol. What could be wrong?

Not sure.: I don't know what the physiology is. However if this consistently occurs, it may be sign not to drink alcohol. ...Read more