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Pain in upper chest lower throat coughing up green discharge had a cold for a week lost my voice?

Pain in upper chest lower throat coughing up green discharge had a cold for a week lost my voice?

Infection: A viral respiratory infection can cause voice loss (laryngitis), cough and even discolored discharge. These symptoms should improve after 7-10 days and voice rest is typically needed for longer. If symptoms are not improving in that time frame, are worsening or abrupt onset of high fever, a secondary bacterial infection could be present. A physician can assess to see if antibiotics are needed. ...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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Why do I have pain in my upper chest between throat and breast area?

Why do I have pain in my upper chest between throat and breast area?

Don't know.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a little pain in upper middle chest and throat. I was diagnois with blot clot in lung now gone but everytime after I eat my upper chest hurts?

I have a little pain in upper middle chest and throat. I was diagnois with blot clot in lung now gone but everytime after I eat my upper chest hurts?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, burping and gas alot, sometimes sharp pain in upper chest, throat feels clogged. Been to hospital twice. Ekg/blood work, xrays clean.

Stomach pain, burping and gas alot, sometimes sharp pain in upper chest, throat feels clogged. Been to hospital twice. Ekg/blood work, xrays clean.

Could be Acid reflux: If you have not taken antacids, try using one of the antacids for a couple of weeks. You could either take Pepcid (famotidine) twice daily or prilosec (omeprazole) once daily. If it is reflux your symptoms will start getting better in 2-3 days time. If it doe snot help you should see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I never had stomach pain constant burp, pain in upper chest near neck no throat pain but has burning pain sensation taking Prilosec 40 mg not working?

I never had stomach pain constant burp, pain in upper chest near neck no throat pain but has burning pain sensation taking Prilosec 40 mg not working?

Eating habits: If you suffer with hertburn or "gerd", prilosecbor similar is just a part of treatment. Avoid eating rich and spicy food especialyv2 h before bed. Consume food rich in "probiotics"= life beneficial bacteria important for our body functions as well as digestion. By eating daily kefir, lassai, pomogranetcjuce and yacukt, danactive as breakfast will help but consult your gastroenterologist as well. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's upper chest and throat itches. There are red bumps. Her cheekbones started to hurt like it's burning in the sun, even when she's not?

My girlfriend's upper chest and throat itches. There are red bumps. Her cheekbones started to hurt like it's burning in the sun, even when she's not?

URI symptoms.: It is possible that this could represent an allergic respnse. It would be best to see your family doctor to also exclude a viral infection. ...Read more

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Sudden nausea and bloating. Zofran (ondansetron) on hand helped a little. What else can I do? Also lots of gurgling noise in my upper chest and throat, not belch.

Sudden nausea and bloating. Zofran (ondansetron) on hand helped a little. What else can I do? Also lots of gurgling noise in my upper chest and throat, not belch.

Consider Ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Seek medical care if not resolving. ...Read more

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I have tightness all in my upper chest and throat, it feels like it is bruised, I've taken ibroprofen for muscle pain but it isn't going away, any idea what it could be?

I have tightness all in my upper chest and throat, it feels like it is bruised, I've taken ibroprofen for muscle pain but it isn't going away, any idea what it could be?

Depends on what you: Did recent, over exersize? Wheeze with asthma? relfux[heartburn] smoke? Take birth control? [can cause blood clots and pulmonary emboli thus short of breath and chest pain, could be a allergic reaction to food or chemical or if any drugs taken? If worse call 911, see your dr soon ...Read more

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Tightness in upper chest and throat head ache has shaking feel weak. Could it be over active thyroid or another blood clot in lung or lack of iron?

Tightness in upper chest and throat head ache has shaking feel weak. Could it be over active thyroid or another blood clot in lung or lack of iron?

Yes, yes & notsomuch: The majority of your symptoms are concerning for potential overactive thyroid or pe (clot in lung), but could be caused by other things that are less serious and unrelated. The iron issue is much less likely the source, unless extremely severe and ongoing. Should be seen in er w/chest discomfort for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in throat and upper chest, what to do?

I have burning sensation in throat and upper chest, what to do?

See your physician: You may have reflux disease. You should get checked. Until then try an OTC PPI or antacid for relief. But make sure youmget checked. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation in throat and upper chest?

How to treat burning sensation in throat and upper chest?

Need to know cause: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...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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What to do if I have pressure sensation and stress in the throat and upper chest?

What to do if I have pressure sensation and stress in the throat and upper chest?

Pressure: Although it may be a sign of acid reflux you really need to check this out as soon as possible with your doctor to make sure its not your heart. If its new, you should go to the ER ...Read more