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Esophagus Pain When Swallowing Cold Liquid
Can TMJ cause itchy achy deep ear pain? I have ear pain when swallowing, jaw clicks, sore under ear and neck. Dr says jaw opens crooked. It's annoying
Not typically: Have an ENT check you ear.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yesterday I swallowed chicken with little bone. Now I couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could I feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?
You would know it's stuck in your throat: If it was stuck in your throat, you would have pain in your throat, and it would feel like something's not going down completely. So that's good. The gastritis may or may not be related to that. Chances are higher if the bone was small enough, and it's in your food, and passes out of your body as stool, you should have no problem. If the gastritis continues however, you need to contact your pcp, and have this examined further. ...Read more
He has trouble swallowing in the morning sometimes. Feels like a blockage in esophagus. Liquid goes down so far and comes back up?
I was prescribed liquid lidocaine for thrush in my mouth and esophagus but it make me gag so I'm not able to swish and swallow can I mix is w something?
Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?
When swallow liquids I can feel it in my chest/breasts. Sometimes get an ache in 1 or both breasts & shoulderblades. Esophagus? Gas? PCP says not heart.
Up The Down Hatch?: I feel that way after my first double shot of Scotch. So let's just think"esophagusfor right now: Irritating foods? Recent injury down there (hot or caustic liquids)? Anything come right back up? If so, do you chew your food thoroughly? Any recent illness? Any risk factors for immunocompromise (like HIV)? Any white patches in the mouth? Are you a high-strung or nervous person? Best to see a GI specialist ...Read more
Yes: This can happen commonly.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing sore throat. The following also describes me: Pain when swallowing. I have my tonsils out and I don't have a fever or cold symptom?
Doctor can examine: 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). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more
Possibilities.....: If there is no fever, it is likely a viral syndrome which will resolve on its own. Treatment would involve symptom control like plenty of fluids, throat lozenges, etc. If your symptoms persist beyond 7 days or if a fever occurs, see your doctor to r/o a bacterial infection which would require antibiotics. ...Read more
A 60 year old man has discomfort/pain when swallowing in the sternal notch area. It started abowut 1 month ago. Could you please give me the possible?
Swallow difficulty: May be GERD w/ or without h pylori, , or infeciton in esophagus like candida or stricture can be evaluated with EGD where they look down esophagus w/ scope. May also be achalasia -spasm/ irregular perastalsis (the movement that pushes food along) rarely stroke, mass lesion. Get CT chest, thyroid ultrasound F/u/ w/ doc and gastroenterologist ...Read more
Odynophagia: Odynophagia.Get a more detailed answer ›
T ; A Discomfort: If you have swollen tonsils and/or adenoids, your physician is most able to diagnose you and render the necessary treatment. Often, inflamed t;a's accompany an infection that should be treated, sometimes with antibiotics if it is of bacterial origin. Today, avoid acidic food and drinks, and stick to water and painkillers (aspirin if you can take it) and a bland diet. ...Read more
Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis can be caused by viral or bacterial infections.Viral infections are not treated with antibiotics. The number of adults with chronic tonsillitis is on the rise because adults never had tonsils removed as children. Treatment is sometimes surgery even in adults. Adult patients who had disabling sore throat more than 3 times per year may require tonsillectomy. If recurrent, see physician. ...Read more
I'm having a chest pain when swallowing something or breathing. What should I do? Is it dysphobia?
Chest pain: Generally these are separate systems. You should see your doc and be evaluated. ...Read more
Be seen: It sounds like an esophageal stricture. You need to be seen, by your physician or a gastroenterologist to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Ulcers: Sometimes acid reflux can cause irritation of the throat that can be very uncomfortable. Essentially, you are bathing the soft tissues of that area in acid, and exacerbating those symptoms if you are eating acidic foods or drinking liquids (ie. Coffee, soda pop, chocolate drinks) that are loaded with caffeine that stimulate acid production. Keep to water and a bland diet until you see your md. ...Read more
Ate something: How big was the item you swallowed? ...Read more
I have been blowing my nose for the whole day and I have some pain when swallowing. What can I do to ease the pain?
Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen): It sounds like you have a cold. With strep throat you wouldn't have a stuffy, runny nose. Drink lots of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) and or motrin. Consider afrin nasal spray for 3 to 5 days (not longer). Consider sudafed in the mornings and Benadryl at night, and get plenty of rest. ...Read more
My Boyfriend is experiencing pain when swallowing and shortness of breath (worsened by: lying down) (severity: moderate) (better by: sitting uprig...
Dr. Needs to check: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild, temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure he is not having more shortness of breath than his sports peers have). Possible causes for SOB include tonsillar abscess, airway swelling, heart attack or arrhythmia, fluid around the heart, fluid around or in the lungs, asthma, chestwall tightness, etc... ...Read more
I recently had an injury to my left rib cage. In the last few days I've now developed pain when swallowing. It feels as if I can't get food or drink d?
My right tonsil is looks like it is much smaller than usual. I experience pain when swallowing that increase as I turn my head to the left. What should I do?
You should go to: See a health care provider and get checked out. There are some serious conditions that could cause this symptom and delaying treatment can lead to disaster. ...Read more
Tonsil completely covered in white pus, strep test negative. What could this be? Mild pain when swallowing for a week
I have swollen two nodes at the side of my neck. Signs of pain when touch, fever and chills. No pain when swallowing. It's already 4 days.
Past week I've had increasing pain when swallowing and eating just about my right breast area, had before but not for this long. What could it be?
See doctor: Depending on exactly where it's located, will determine what the exact diagnosis is. It's best to contact your doctor, so that you can have a physical exam that includes an abdominal exam. So, share with your doctor when it occurs most frequently, what makes it better or worse, eating or not eating? These will be clues that will help your doctor determine what it is, and what's best for you to do to relieve it. ...Read more
No: You shouldn't normally have an aching throat, but it doesn't sound worrisome. If symptoms worsen should go ahead and get checked. ...Read more
Yes it can be reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is a common cause of feeling a swelling in the throat and trouble swallowing. Often it is accompanied by hoarseness, especially after eating. You might also notice nausea, belching, more pain after eating, or heartburn. I suggest trying ranitidine or famotidine. Avoid caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, and large meals, as well as not eating right before bed. ...Read more
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