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My Throat Burns
Many, many sources: The first thing you thing about is a cold, viral infection, or upper respiratory infection (all closely related in definition). However, this could be from multiple things, including allergies, post nasal drainage, or even gerd or acid reflux. Would need a little more info, but those are some places to start thinking about! hope that helps. ...Read more
May need help: In general, most pills will dissolve in your throat and should not cause any permanent damage. It depends on what type of pill you swallowed, for eg. Doxycycline can be quite caustic to the esophagus. If the burning is severe and isn't getting better with drinking water, you should go to acute care center or an ed. ...Read more
I did cardio with a cold; it's been 30 minutes since and it hurts to cough or take a full breath still, and my throat burns. Is this normal?
No it is not: Go see your doc and get a thorough exam. You can't do this in 400 spaces that you are limited to by this app. ...Read more