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Is it bad to go to sleep with a sore throat? Will I choke in my sleep?

Is it bad to go to sleep with a sore throat? Will I choke in my sleep?

Anesthesia: Do you mean asleep at night or asleep as in anesthesia? If anesthesia it is better to wait until 2 weeks after sore throat ends. U will not choke with either type of sleep. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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How do I stop a sore throat after choking on food?

How do I stop a sore throat after choking on food?

Take it easy: Best plan is to take it easy with foods until your throat recovers. You can have soft foods and/or liquids like soup -- making sure the temperature is tolerable. Unless you have severely damaged your throat, its mucosal lining should heal fairly quickly (within days). In the meantime, advil or aleve (naproxen) may help. Salt water gargles (don't swallow!); warm herbal teas. Stay hydrated. ...Read more

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What is mild choking feeling with sore throat a symptoms of?

What is mild choking feeling with sore throat a symptoms of?

Drainage: Most likely you are describing drainage that can happen from an infection. The drainage can be quite thick causing choking feelings. ...Read more

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A lot of burping, fatigue, sore throat & ear (comes and goes) & sometimes choking and coughing when eating. Could this be thyroid or throat related?

A lot of burping, fatigue, sore throat & ear (comes and goes) & sometimes choking and coughing when eating. Could this be thyroid or throat related?

See your DR and get: Checked for thyroid condition, problems with esophagus, vocal cords, stomach; viral infection, menopause etc. Hope u feel better soon! ...Read more

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Sore throat.Swollen neck.Choking feeling.This all started last night.Feel like i can't breathe?

Sore throat.Swollen neck.Choking feeling.This all started last night.Feel like i can't breathe?

See your doc!: Any time someone feels like they can't breath, they should be checked out. Could be a potential problem or become one fast. Err on the side of caution. ...Read more

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Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with

Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. But your description makes me wonder about a possible peritonsilar abcess. I know you are concerned by the cost of an emergency room. However, if this is a peritonsilar abcess it could be life threatening. ...Read more

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Hello ms.Cannon, I've been having a sore throat and a cough lately. I thought it cleared up after a while but now when I wake up in the morning I hack up a hard brownish reddish yellow chunk ...(while doing so I feel like I'm choking) It's really big so

Hello ms.Cannon, I've been having a sore throat and a cough lately. I thought it cleared up after a while but now when I wake up in the morning I hack up a hard brownish reddish yellow chunk ...(while doing so I feel like I'm choking) 

It's really big so

See a doctor: you need to see a doctor in case you need a prescription. stay well hydrated,and rest . treat some of the symptoms with OTC medicine,like Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever,or Ibuprofen for pain and body aches. drink hot green tea with a lemon,and honey. see a physician for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Postnasal drip for awhile. Now its causing choking during the night.This week i now have sore throat dull head pain & dizziness. All related? Cause?

Postnasal drip for awhile. Now its causing choking during the night.This week i now have sore throat dull head pain & dizziness. All related? Cause?

Sinus infection: The head pain and dizziness suggest more than a typical upper respiratory infection. The post nasal drip could be draining from the sinuses as well. You might benefit from nasal saline rinses, a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) or Flonase from a physician, and possible an antibiotic course. I'd talk to your physician about all of the above. ...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


Dr. William Culviner
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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