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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, ?

Throat still sore?: If your throat is still sore 4 weeks later, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible. I am not sure why drinking caused it, although with very heavy drinking, people fall asleep and get acid reflux, which gets down into their trachea because alcohol intoxication suppresses cough reflex. ...Read more

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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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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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Why do I get sore throat after drinking alcohol?

Why do I get sore throat after drinking alcohol?

Alcohol> sore throat: I don't know why you get a sore throat when drinking alcohol. However, regular alcohol use can irritate the throat. Peruse this article to see if any of it sounds like you: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/546751-can-drinking-alcohol-cause-a-sore-throat/. ...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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What can cause a sore throat after drinking alcohol?

What can cause a sore throat after drinking alcohol?

Sore Throat: Hello, this is a difficult question to answer with such limited information. A sore throat can come from a reaction to the alcohol, the alcohol itself could be harsh, or you could possibly have gerd or reflux. Probably a good reason to avoid alcohol and see your doctor for a throat evaluation. ...Read more

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Sore throat one month,only looks red in back of throat.Black painless round dot in cheek,could be related or a bite?Non smoker,i do drink alcohol.

Sore throat one month,only looks red in back of throat.Black painless round dot in cheek,could be related or a bite?Non smoker,i do drink alcohol.

Needs to be checked: You do have other medical problems and taking meds.The throat looking red and the black painless round dot naads to be checked and may need biopsy if indicated after examination Consult your Family Physician ...Read more

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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


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Sore Throat (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more