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One ore two hours after lunch i have this burning sensation from my throat to the stomach. What is it?

One ore two hours after lunch i have this burning sensation  from my throat to the stomach. What is it?

Could be: Some form of acid reflux, as in where acidic contents from the stomach travels "backwards" up from the stomach into the food pipe(esophagus) and into the back of the throat. You may consider trying some form of anti-acid secretion medication, but if that doesn't work you should seek an inperson evaluation, as this could also represent some form of nonacidic inflammation. ...Read more

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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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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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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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I recently started having a burning sensation in my throat sinus and lungs when I breathe it is worse if I breathe deeply and makes me cough any sugg?

I recently started having a burning sensation in my throat sinus and lungs when I breathe it is worse if I breathe deeply and makes me cough any sugg?

Irritated: Sounds like your upper airway is irritated. This is usually from an obvious event like inhaling toxic gas or smoke injury or most commonly from an upper airway virus. I would seek medical attention if you become short of breath, start wheezing or develop new symptoms like fever, change in sputum color. ...Read more

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I have had a cold-burning sensation in my throat when I breath for a couple weeks now. I don't have an itchy or sore throat or cough. I am also 4 months pregnant. My Dr said it's nothing to worry about but it is not going away.

I have had a cold-burning sensation in my throat when I breath for a couple weeks now. I don't have an itchy or sore throat or cough. I am also 4 months pregnant. My Dr said it's nothing to worry about but it is not going away.

It will go away: It does not seem to be a problem and will not affect your pregnancy,since you have been checked and told that there is no problem by your doctor.You can suck on some losenzes like Cepacol and it may help with the symptoms ...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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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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What could cause me to be getting a burning sensation in my throat after drinking strawberry flavoured things?

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. Easiest thing to do would be to avoid these things. ...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 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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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 other wise we will be guessing good luck ...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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I have a burning sensation just below my shoulder blade on one side, i don't have burning in my throat so d punt think its acid reflux help.

Need more info: Which side do you feel the burning? What makes it better? Anything make it worse? Are there any skin changes associated with the area of burning (i.E, vesicles). It's difficult to help without more information. ...Read more

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My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

See your doctor to : make sure that your medications, eyedrops, or any medical disease or condition may not be causing this. Sometimes antihistamines, autoimmune conditions, antidepressants, can cause the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat to feel try. So this needs to be looked into further. Usually an easy solution. May need to change your medication. Or treat your condition differently. ...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