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Doctor insights on: Irritation Of The Throat

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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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Is sore throat pain felt in the inside of the bottom of the neck?

Is sore throat pain felt in the inside of the bottom of the neck?

Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that. ...Read more

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Can ge reflux cause a feeling of swelling in the throat?

Can ge reflux cause a feeling of swelling in the throat?

Yes, GERD but ...: First, could 'swelling' in throat be an allergic reaction to something new in your environment (new food, med). Gerd symptoms are: sensation of a lump in the throat, hoarseness or sore throat, burning sensation in your chest (heartburn) spreading to the throat, sour taste in your mouth, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), chronic dry cough , regurgitation of food or sour liquid (acid reflux). ...Read more

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What problems result from ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose?

What problems result from ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose?

Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus). If not going away it should be looked at by an ent. Frequently treated with Mupirocin ointment, sometimes in combination with Doxycycline antibiotic pills. ...Read more

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Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

Is the sensation of something stuck in your throat a symptom of acid reflux/GERD?

It can be.: That sensation may be a manifestation of food actually having a tough time going through an irritated esophagus, or it may be what is called globus sensation. Globus sensation is the feeling of something in the throat when nothing is there. It may be related to reflux also. Frequently that sensation goes away with good control of acid reflux. Good luck. ...Read more

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What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

Various infections: Strep throat infections sometimes causes blisters in the throat, although most strep throat patients will not have blisters. Causes of throat blisters or throat ulcers are more likely viral, such as coxsackie virus (causes hand foot mouth disease) or herpes virus (causes herpetic stomatitis). ...Read more

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Can GERD cause tightness at the bottom of your throat? Can it also cause the feeling of something stuck at the bottom of your throat?

Can GERD cause tightness at the bottom of your throat? Can it also cause the feeling of something stuck at the bottom of your throat?

Maybe not just GERD: Further evaluation is key to determining if your symptoms are reflux-related or not. Also, if reflux, is it acid or non-acid material that is involved? Sometimes, pulmonary, ent, or dental issues are at play, ; sometimes dysmotility or gastroparesis is the issue. Are you sure your acid blocker dose is sufficient ; that you have been compliant with behavior ; diet restrictions to minimize gerd? ...Read more

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Pain/burn in the tip of the tongue?

Pain/burn in the tip of the tongue?

See an Oral Surgeon: How long has this pain/burn been going on. With no trauma or pimple on the end of tongue reported a good detailed examination and history should be gotten. Make an appointment with an oral surgeon and solve this dilemma that must hinder both your speaking and eating since your tongue is so involved in these essential activities. Find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Can strep throat affect any part of the body or just the throat?

Can strep throat affect any part of the body or just the throat?

Confusing question: Strep throat is simply the effect this germ has on the tonsils/adenoids/mouth and throat. The same germ can cause a weepy dermatitis, peri-anal infection,and more. All these can lead to significant problems if left untreated. ...Read more

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Constant clearing of the throat? Nerves or illness?

Laryngitis: Swelling of the uvula, epiglottis or adenoids can lead to constant throat clearing. A trial of nasal steroid squirt will rule out a nervous condition. ...Read more

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What is the X-ray of the throat and sinus?what it's mean inflammation in the throat?

What is the X-ray of the throat and sinus?what it's mean inflammation in the throat?

Imaging: I do not know of a single X-ray of the sinuses and throat, though the areas could be imaged with several separate X-rays. Plain X-rays tend to be less specific in diagnosing particular issues than CT scans, which could actually encompass both areas. Inflammation is a tissue reaction, most commonly in response to infection or trauma. On a plain X-ray, it would manifest itself as tissue thickening. ...Read more

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Blood from the base of the tongue?

Blood from the base of the tongue?

Need Consultation: Not normal. Bleeding is something that requires a dentist to evaluate this now. ...Read more

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Causes of burning in throat at the time of eating?

Causes of burning in throat at the time of eating?

Pain with eating: Burning in the throat with eating indicates some type of inflammation/irritation .There are many causes of throat pain.Some of these conditions require antibiotics, anti-fungal, or anti -acid medications.You need a diagnosis in order to choose the proper remedy.See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

Most likely reflux: Most likely cause is acid reflux even if there is no heartburn. Only 1/3 of people with reflux have heartburn. Consider avoiding caffeine, alcohol, acidic or spicy foods, smoking, eating less than 4 hrs before sleep, sleeping with the the head higher than the heart, and antacids. Could also be throat tumor so consider ENT evaluation if symptoms present longer then 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

What is the formation of a pseudomembrane in the back of the throat?

Not sure: what it looks like but could be thrush especially if you have been on broad spectrum antibiotics. Have your PCP examine and if confirmed is usually easy to treat, Would also start a good probiotic such as Align or Florastor ...Read more

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Can reflux gastritis cause a ticklish feeling at the back of the throat?

LPR: Absolutely! larygopharyngeal reflux (lpr) typcially causes frequent throat clearing or cough, the sensation that something is stuck in the throat and a rough-quality to the voice. A tickle falls in line with the foreign body sensation, which we frequently call globus sensation. If you are having this, you should have someone look at you and make sure. Treatment is quite effective. ...Read more

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What causes the bitter taste at the back of your throat?

What causes the bitter taste at the back of your throat?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Does gastroesophageal reflux causes pain in throat and tingling of the lips?

Perhaps?: Gerd certainly can cause some pain in the throat. I am not sure about the symptoms of tingling of the lips. I do not see the association. In any event, these symptoms should be checked out and treated appropriately. One would probably need a look down the throat (egd) and perhaps a look at the whole throat area. Maybe even and ENT evaluation would be needed. Medications may help. Get checked! ...Read more