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How can I stop the pain in my throat and chest?

How can I stop the pain in my throat and chest?

Unclear cause: I could not recommend a pain treatment without knowing what the pain is from. As both the chest and throat pain can be from so many different things, some very concerning, i would recommend you see your physician regarding this pain. ...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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What could cause a burning pain in my lower throat/ upper chest?

What could cause a burning pain in my lower throat/ upper chest?

Pain/throat/chest: The commonest cause of sumptoms you describe is gastro esophageal reflux.You can try over the counter Prilosec or prevacid (lansoprazole).If you still have the symptoms you should cosult your doctor as it may be esophagitis and may need endoscopy.Rare cuses are inhalant allergy, gall bladder disease. ...Read more

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Yesterday I suddenly got a pain in my lower throat/upper chest that hurt when I breathed deeply or burped. I still have it today, what is this?

Yesterday I suddenly got a pain in my lower throat/upper chest that hurt when I breathed deeply or burped. I still have it today, what is this?

Pleuritis /GERD: If the symptom is associated with breathing alone and you had a recent upper respiratory infection, it's possible to be related to inflammation of the respiratory system. It could also be esophageal reflux. You would need to see your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I just had the flu 3 weeks ago. Now I have pain in my chest/throat/sinuses, along with a cough and green snot. What could this be?

I just had the flu 3 weeks ago. Now I have pain in my chest/throat/sinuses, along with a cough and green snot. What could this be?

Possibilities....: Sometimes, after the flu infection is over, a secondary infection can develop. Typically, it is either in the airways, called acute bronchitis, or in the lung parenchyma itself, called pneumonia. The flu infection is viral but the secondary infection can be bacterial, requiring antibiotics, or viral. For this reason, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment, especially if symptoms are worse. ...Read more

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I developed pain in my chest, throat, jaws, and head about a week or so ago. I got a flu vaccination around that time and i also choked on a piece of fried chicken. I can't shake the headache and I am really fatigued . No fever. I have BP issues, but

See your doctor ASAP: The other events notwithstanding, what you described is strongly suggestive of heart disease. Please see your doctor asap for a proper evaluation. This is not an issue for self diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when i cough ? Couhing bad

Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when i cough
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Get examined: It's from irritation. Try otc lozenges, cough meds, warm salt or listerine gargle, etc. You may need some work up- chest xray lab work, etc only your dr can make an accurate dx. Take care! ...Read more