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I have burning, tightness and pain in my throat when i swallow food drinking also makes it worse?

I have burning, tightness and pain in my throat when i swallow food drinking also makes it worse?

Inflammation: Sounds like your esophagus is inflamed, could be from severe reflux, yeast like candida or infection like herpes. It may warrant an endoscopy. ...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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Traveling abroad. Feel fatigue, sweating, runny nose & slight pain in my throat when i swallow for 3days.Doc here prescribed antibiotic.Should i take?

Traveling abroad. Feel fatigue, sweating, runny nose & slight pain in my throat when i swallow for 3days.Doc here prescribed antibiotic.Should i take?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. For headache as an abortive NSAID otc. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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This afternoon i took a nap. Before the nap i was fine. When i woke up, i suddenly had pain in my throat when swallowing. I have had a chronic cough f?

This afternoon i took a nap. Before the nap i was fine. When i woke up, i suddenly had pain in my throat when swallowing. I have had a chronic cough f?

Reflux : Chronic cough is often caused by reflux, acid from stomach coming up. Often it is silent and people do not feel it. When the acid get to the throat it gets on/ by the vocal cords causing a cough. Occasional the reflux is more acidic and people feel it. Another cause of chronic cough and throat pain is post nasal drop. Both reflux and post nasal drip are worse with sleep due to lying supine. ...Read more

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I was eating tortilla chips and swallowed a sharp piece which has caused pain in my throat. What should I do to relieve the pain?

I was eating tortilla chips and swallowed a sharp piece which has caused pain in my throat. What should I do to relieve the pain?

Chip chip: Such abrasions in your pharynx normally heal by themselves. They can be caused by a variety of foods that are hard. For temporary comfort you can use ice chips. If there is swelling then salt water gargle may be very helpful in reducing the swelling. It should improve in about 4 days. If not then please see your primary care doctor for better evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain in my throat can't swallow anything what should I do?

I have pain in my throat can't swallow anything what should I do?

Dysphagia: Upper endoscopy may be advised. Should be seen by a gastroenterologist (gi). Many causes of dysphagia — from gerd to food or pills being stuck to motility. Most are benign at a younger age. But see your doctor. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more