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Dr. Luis Mojicar
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Throat hurts really bad only on left side, NOS. Feels like its burning, what could be wrong?

Dr. Luis Mojicar
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Throat hurts really bad only on left side, NOS. Feels like its burning, what could be wrong?

Need follow-up: If continues need to see a Physician. Try warm salt water gargles. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Kathryn Ko
Board Certified, Neurosurgery
29 years in practice
544K people helped
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Woke up in middle of night feeling like I swallowed something. Throat feels raw with inflamed and burning feeling. What could cause this feeling?

Dr. Kathryn Ko
Board Certified, Neurosurgery
29 years in practice
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Woke up in middle of night feeling like I swallowed something. Throat feels  raw with inflamed and burning feeling. What could cause this  feeling?

Nite sore throat: If you have other symptoms such as fever and aches you may be developing a cold. If this is a recurring pattern you may be a mouth breather. Mouth breathers experience dryness of the mouth and throat while sleeping. Keep a cup of water at the bedside if you have this type of breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Feel burning in my throat like im going to be sick what could it be?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Feel burning in my throat like im going to be sick what could it be?

See a doctor: Answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Board Certified, Family Medicine
20 years in practice
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When i stay up late at night like 2-3 then i feel burning or irritation in the throat. why is that ??

Dr. Susan Arnoult
Board Certified, Family Medicine
20 years in practice
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When i stay up late at night like 2-3 then i feel burning or irritation in the throat. why is that ??

Reflux: You may have acid reflux. Try taking Zantac at night for 2-4 weeks to see if that helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
22 years in practice
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I have a burning senation in my throat and it gets worse when breathing. Feels like throat is closing when I try to swallowWhy could this be happening?

Dr. Patrick Melder
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
22 years in practice
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I have a burning senation in my throat and it gets worse when breathing. Feels like throat is closing when I try to swallowWhy could this be happening?

Acid reflux: These symptoms may be acid reflux. Even without classic burning, belching, burping, you may be exhibiting what we call silent reflux or laryngopharyngeal reflux in ENT. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
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Feels like my throat is narrowing..No pain or burning.. What is it doc?

Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Board Certified, Family Medicine
790K people helped
Feels like my throat is narrowing..No pain or burning.. What is it doc?

Throat: If you are having a hard time breathing, go to an ER. Allergies/anxiety/post nasal drip/heartburn are all possible causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Board Certified, Family Medicine
9 years in practice
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I'm 27 weeks prego, cut as much acid as possible out of my diet, but my throat feels like burning constantly, and flares up every 5 minutes - normal?

Dr. Elise Sadoun
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I'm 27 weeks prego, cut as much acid as possible out of my diet, but my throat feels like burning constantly, and flares up every 5 minutes - normal?

Reflux of pregnancy: This is the time in the pregnancy when heartburn or gastric reflux can become a real problem. Please talk to your doctor because there are medications that can help that are safe in pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
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I feel like sometimes acid comes till my throat and I have burning sensation. Do i suffer from gerd?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
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I feel like sometimes acid comes till my throat and I have burning sensation. Do i suffer from gerd?

Very possibly: With these symptoms, you could suffer from gerd. Please see your doctor for evaluation and help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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A mouthful of juice went down the wrong way, it felt like it was burning and now I can feel it in my throat. It just feels weird now :/ ?

Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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A mouthful of juice went down the wrong way, it felt like it was burning and now I can feel it in my throat. It just feels weird now :/ ?

Throat: May have some silent acid reflux due to the acidity. Drink a lot of water and try an OTC antacid. Any fevers or chest issues, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Sunil Ummat
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
30 years in practice
122K people helped
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Why do I feel warmth in my throat when i breathe. Like a burning sensation. ?

Dr. Sunil Ummat
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
30 years in practice
122K people helped

Throat sensitivity : Most likely this throat sensitivity and discomfort is because of some form of inflammation within the throat. You might have a low-grade infection, possibly irritation from acid reflux or some type of chemical exposure. Start by avoiding any irritating foods or liquids. Gargle with salt water. If it persists you need an exam to rule out more serious issues. Vancomycin may also be the cause. ...Read more

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