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Throat Pain After Egd
Still have throat pain 4 days after EGD. No fever or chest pain. Can't eat solids. What are the reasons for the significant throat pain?
Call GI: Call your gastro who did the procedure. He/she should be made aware. ...Read more
An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to, directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas ...Read more
Pain in upper left back, stomach pain while eating and after digestion, lump on throat, pain under lower left rib cage. Egd 7 mo ago showed ok, ideas?
I have barrett esophagus for 12 years and now I have had a sore throat for about three weeks. The sore throat comes and goes during the day. I had a egd about 5 years ago?
How long after an EGD can you develop an esophageal perforation? I had an EGD 10 days ago & still have a really sore throat.
Egd: Esophageal perforation after EGD is very rare and occurs acutely within days after the procedure. Clinical risk factors include difficult procedure, male sex, and patients over the age of 60 based on limited clinical evidence. If you have acute chest pain with radiation to the back or shoulder or acute vomiting, you should go to the ER right away. ...Read more
Sore throat & hoarseness x2.5 wks. No fever, no nasal symptoms. Strep test neg. Pain worse eating solids. Had EGD 2.5 wks ago. Ddx?
Acid reflux: You most probably have acid reflux. The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications. ...Read more
4 months blood in stool bright and dark vomited bile hoarse voice sore throat told at ER need egd CT clear no solid food since 6/3 I now weigh 98lbs?
Colonoscopy and EGD:
Bright red Blood in stool could be from Hemorrhoids or Diverticulosis. Confirmed by Direct exam like Flex Sig, or Colonoscopy.
With Horse voice and Vomiting and Bitter taste are all suggestive of Esophagitis from Reflux of Gastric Acid. For this you need Upper Endoscopy.
Please stop smoking. Try OTC Pepcid (famotidine) or Omeprazole.
Weight loss is concerning.. Best wishes
Yes: That can occur. All side-effects and potential complications should be discussed with the doctor performing this procedure before it is done. Good luck. ...Read more
Throat pain: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. Rest. ...Read more
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
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Throat pain: Throat pain - pharyngeal discomfort.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tincture of time: Garden variety cold usually has cough and sore throat without fever.When fever occurs may be serious virus flu. Most sore throats from infections caused by viruses related to colds, antibiotic are not usually needed to speed recovery from a sore throat. Treatment for sore throats and colds from viruses are done to relieve symptoms, so home remedies may be just as effective as over-the-counter meds. ...Read more
Give it a few hours: It should get better within a few hours. Chloraseptic spray or warm salt water may help. Then, use common sense and don't use the med anymore. In fact over-the-counter nasal sprays are only safe to use for 3-4 days. If you use longer, you can make symptoms worse and get addicted to the spray. If you have persistent symptoms of nasal congestion or sore throat --see your doctor. ...Read more
Ercp: Because you had a tube down your throat. ...Read more
Need more info: Do you have a fever? Difficulty swallowing? Bad breath? Is your chest pain worse with deep breath? Worse with cough? Are you short of breath? Do you bring up phlegm? Do you smoke? How long have you been ill? Are you getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? Is your tongue coated? Do you have pus on your tonsils? So many questions! You need to see your doctor! ...Read more
See below: Likely a upper respiratory viral illness. But, strep can sometimes still be present. If concerned, get checked for the strep. ...Read more
Pain: How old? Could be cardiac. See a physician. ...Read more
Yes it can: Either could cause throat pain depending on the extent of the injury and what else is involved in the injury. These alone may or may not but collateral damage from the injury could. ...Read more
When ever I swallow something I have an extrem throat pain. What can cause that and how to fix it?
See an ENT doctor: This is not normal and you need to be examined and evaluated by an expert. Go and see somebody soon. ...Read more
Severe throat pain and suffering feom chickenpox try day. Not able to bear throat pain.. pls help?
See a doctor ASAP: If you have chickenpox, that can actually be quite severe. In general, the older a patient is, the more severe the illness (compared to a child). These throat symptoms you report are concerning and I would DEFINITELY see a doctor right away. I would go to the Emergency Room. That way, someone can look in your throat to check for swelling or ulceration. An infectious Diseases doctor could help too. ...Read more
It is ok to take apple veneger with honey for throat pain, if yes what will be doeses and how much should I take?
Yes: Try 1 tsp of each with a tea like traditional medicinal's throat coat. ...Read more
I have the worst throat pain, I feel weak and I just check my temperature and it's 100.3 also I'm stuffy.? Any suggestion
What could be good for throat pain I had it for a while know feels thight and when I wake up in the mornings it hurts also have a small cough?
Throat pain: You need evaluation. You have had it for a while and this foes not sound like ordinary viral type illness. Since you have cough and throat pain, you vould have reflux. See an Ear nose & throat specialist for evaluation to start with. Monitor your symptoms for reflux. When does your cough occur? Is it after eating or when you recline? These wi all help sve he cause of your sore throat. ...Read more
Its been a year, I am having throat pain its minor so I ignored it. Now its been two months I am having headache its like one second sharp pain?
Any time a symptom..: ...starts getting worse, a medical evaluation is recommended. This is especially true if the problem has been going on a long time (and not likely to get better on its own) or if new symptoms develop. Possible causes include reflux (acid indigestion) abscessed teeth, wisdom teeth that aren't erupting normally, abscess behind or near the tonsils and anxiety. Please take this seriously! ...Read more
Every 4-5 months I have a fever started by throat pain first then cold and then fever. This type of throat pain started 5 year back. Why's it so?
Multiple infections: This is probably happenstance rather than related one to the other, but if you are concerned, go and see an infectious diseases expert and have your immune system evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have pseudomonas in my throat as per culture. Could my persistent throat pain is due to this? Dr said no need to take antib but im not convinced???
Had septoplasty today throat is scratched from intubation, it hurts a lot taking adasol 30 every 4hrs, doesn't help, what can I use for throat pain?
I have had a sharp throat pain for about a week on the right side, but I don't feel ill otherwise. A mild dull earache just developed. What shd I do?
Phobia: If you had a negative experience involving throat pain it may take time to override the negative memory. Talk openly about your experience with those close to you as to how it came about that you fear throat pain, most likely you have a story to tell. Share your feelings and thoughts with your doctor, if it does not subside consult a mental health professional. My best. ...Read more