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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
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 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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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