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What do you suggest if my throat burns alot help please?

What do you suggest if my throat burns alot help please?

Throat: Great question. Could be dryness, allergic, medication related or a sign of silent acid reflux also called LPR. If you are otherwise healthy and not on Coumadin (warfarin) you could try taking an OTC antacid to see if it helps. ...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


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My throat burns when I wake up in the morning. I don't eat late at night. What can I do?

My throat burns when I wake up in the morning. I don't eat late at night. What can I do?

Dryness/GERD: May be due to dryness or gerd, best to see your otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My throat burns when I cough?

My throat burns when I cough?

Acid reflux?: If your symptoms have lasted for some time, you should see your doctor.

Various associated symptoms may be indicative of certain issues, but cough and burning sensation may be caused by acid reflux into the throat. ...Read more

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Could I get help my throat burns and itches!?

Could I get help my throat burns and itches!?

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

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A pill got stuck in my throat and now my throat burns, what should I do?

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

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I have bulimia, and recently after purging my throat burns. It's been over 12 hours since I last purged, but my throat feels like it is on fire.

I have bulimia, and recently after purging my throat burns. It's been over 12 hours since I last purged, but my throat feels like it is on fire.

Risk. Risk: Your bulimia needs treatment for many reasons, including the misery that underlies and drives it. One of the reasons is the risk of serious esophageal damage from exposure to the hydrochloric acid in your stomach, when you vomit. ...Read more

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Right side of my throat burns bad, burns when I swallow?

Right side of my throat burns bad, burns when I swallow?

Burn or pain?: Is it a burning sensation or pain? Burning could be that you have an irritation, sore in the throat. Try some salt water, room temperature gargle and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I think I'm getting sick, and my throat burns every time I swallow. What might it be, and what can I take to reduce pain and discomfort?

I think I'm getting sick, and my throat burns every time I swallow. What might it be, and what can I take to reduce pain and discomfort?

Sick: You may be in the beginning stages of a viral or bacterial throat infection. Please see your healthcare provider if it worsens or persists. Consider using some over-the-counter non steroid anti-inflammatory and antihistamine in the meantime and use acetaminophen for fever. ...Read more

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My throat hurts and it feels like sumthin is stuck inside of it like mucus maybii? But my throat burns and everytime I eat my throats feels stuffed.?

My throat hurts and it feels like sumthin is stuck inside of it like mucus maybii? But my throat burns and everytime I eat my throats feels stuffed.?

Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more

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My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with certain foods? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with certain foods you eat and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more

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My ears are plugged my throat burns what's wrong with me?

Throat/ear infection: May have an inflammed pharynx, a blocked eustachian tube and fluid in the middle ear space. Best to see yout otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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It's been 6 days, and my nausea has not gone away. Right now is the worst it's been, my throat burns, and I have bad chest pain. What could it be?

It's been 6 days, and my nausea has not gone away. Right now is the worst it's been, my throat burns, and I have bad chest pain. What could it be?

Reflux esophagitis: This is one of the more likely explanations, but since it is impossible to make a definitive diagnosis without an exam and full history, and since you will probably need endoscopy suggest you see a gastroenterologist asap. ...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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Hello, I have what looks like hives and my throat burns when I breath. I haven't eaten anything new or spicy. However, I have an abssesed tooth?

You need to be seen: As you may need Rx medicines, meanwhile OTC antihistamines, pain killers and salt water gargles till seen, don't drive if drowsy, read labels carefully, good luck ...Read more

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Any ideas why my throat burns after eating ice cream?

Any ideas why my throat burns after eating ice cream?

Prevent/Control LPR: LPR=laryngo-pharyngeal reflux. Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, fatty food (ice cream), mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Consider trying acid blockers for relief (H2-blockers or PPIs). See GI doctor if persists. ...Read more

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I tried to throw up workout pills now my throat burns. How do get rid of that feeling?

I tried to throw up workout pills now my throat burns. How do get rid of that feeling?

Drink milk: I would drink milk and avoid any acidic foods/drinks. Vomit is quite acidic and you likely irritated your esophageal lining. Don't do that to yourself in future! Seek help if you have issues with your body image/weight. Diet pills and vomiting not the answer or healthy! Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can cleaning with bleach water make your throat sore? I realized my throat burns so much when I do clean with it

Can cleaning with bleach water make your throat sore? I realized my throat burns so much when I do clean with it

Bleach is toxic!!: If your throat hurts that means you are inhaling bleach. The area cleaned needs to be well ventilated if you just cleaned. I would encourage you to look in to other cleaning products. If you have difficulty breathing - then recommend eval at emergency room. Take care. ...Read more

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Ok I used to smoke for 6 yrs 5 months ago. My throat burns a lot and sometimes I wake up with sore throat and it goes away within hours?

Dehydration: You may be drying out the back of the throat by breathing through the mouth while sleeping and this will create pain and tenderness that will dissipate rapidly when rehydrated. The better question is what is wrong with your nose? You might want to see an ENT doctor and be checked for allergy, etc. Good luck. ...Read more