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I heard belching burns your throat little by little. Is this true?

I heard belching burns your throat little by little. Is this true?

No: Burping has no real lasting effect. However if you have esophageal reflux ( acid coming up into the esophagus), this can be harmful and you should be seen by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Belching always brings up a liquid but it doesn't burn my throat. Is it possible to regurgitate mucus? Can anxiety or other conditions cause this?

Common: Belching is nothing but bringing out excess air/gas from stomach to mouth, if your stomach is full, some liquid will come out along with it. It is usually not psychogenic. ...Read more

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My throat burns when i swallow or burp alittle. I have acid reflex. And i feel like my food gets stuck . What do I dobit hurts and very uncomfotable.

My throat burns when i swallow or burp alittle. I have acid reflex. And i feel like my food gets stuck . What do I dobit hurts and very uncomfotable.

See MD & take a PPI: You could something serious going on with your esophagus. Buy some otc acid reducer like Prilosec otc and get referred to a gastroenterologist. They may need to perform an endoscopy on you because of your trouble swallowing complaint. ...Read more

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Hiccuped when swallowing food,now hurts n top right chest area,it's uncomfy 2 eat/drink,feel burn@bottom of throat,feel burp n throat,like it's stuck ?

Hiccuped when swallowing food,now hurts n top right chest area,it's uncomfy 2 eat/drink,feel burn@bottom of throat,feel burp n throat,like it's stuck ?

Lodged food: Yes seeing a doctor for this would be a good idea. You might hiccup because you have a problem in your esophagus. A test to look at your edophagus might help. You might experience this again. Evaluation of this problem will help you ...Read more

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Had a reflux and some of it went the wrong way. Coughed a little. Breathing fine. Throat burns little. Am I fine?

Had a reflux and some of it went the wrong way. Coughed a little. Breathing fine. Throat burns little. Am I fine?

You're fine: You may have aspirated a bit, but it sounds like you cleared it immediately and all is well. If that is a chronic problem, you should seek attention from your doctor. Also try to increase the fiber in your diet. Eating a pound of vegetables each day and a cup of beans per day is linked to life extension but is also linked to less gerd symptoms. ...Read more

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My throat burns a little and it feels like it's closing. It's difficult to breathe and my nose is stuffy. What can I do?

My throat burns a little and it feels like it's closing. It's difficult to breathe and my nose is stuffy. What can I do?

Seek help: 'closing sensation' is an expression i want to be careful about and make sure the airway is intact and safe. Please see a physician. ...Read more

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My throat burns and tickles when i swallow and my ears hurt a little. What's wrong?

My throat burns and tickles when i swallow and my ears hurt a little. What's wrong?

Infection: Sounds like you have an upper respiratory tracy infection-sore/itchy throat, congestion and ear pain. It can also be allergies or both. Take vitamin c, elderberry and echinacea. This will help u get better an hopefully prevent worsening. ...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