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Doctor insights on: What Can You Eat After Radiation Treatments That Burn Your Throat

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What can you do when you burn your tongue with hot food ?

What can you do when you burn your tongue with hot food ?

Burn: Time heals all things so treat the symptoms. Eat cooler foods that will not irritate the area and rinse gently with cool or cold water to make the area feel better. The good news is the tongue has a lot of blood flow so it should heal relatively fast say 3-5 days depending on the severity of the burn. If not getting better in that time see your dentist for a check/ent md. ...Read more

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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 can be done to not burn throat with cigarettes?

What can be done to not burn throat with cigarettes?

Cigarettes are a: Respiratory irritant. If smoking is causing a burning sensation in your throat there is only one real solution & that is to stop smoking. ...Read more

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I hear that if you eat the right way your acnee problem will reduce, but what kind off food should a person not eat?

I hear that if you eat the right way your acnee problem will reduce, but what kind off food should a person not eat?

Controversial: This is a controversial subject and, although some people swear a particular food bothers their face, scientific studies do not back this up. Recently, there has been some evidence that dairy products are linked to making acne worse. In addition, carbonated beverages have shown some correlation to acne. ...Read more

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If you swallow food that is too hot, can you not only burn your mouth but your esophagus and stomach as well?

If you swallow food that is too hot, can you not only burn your mouth but your esophagus and stomach as well?

Unfortunately, yes: Thermal burns of the esophagus do occur. Most of them are minor and heal quickly. Rarely the substance can cause deeper burns requiring dilation or surgery. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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When your trying to heal your esophagus you shouldn't eat more acids? What if your taking meds and your still hurting is it becuz of the acidic food.

When your trying to heal your esophagus you shouldn't eat more acids? What if your taking meds and your still hurting is it becuz of the acidic food.

Correct: Eating or drinking acid things will make the esophageal irritation worse. It may take time for the meds to work. If you are very pregnant, you probably have reflux and should stay upright as much of the time as you can (even to sleep) and take an antacid whenever you hurt as well as at bedtime or if you wake up in the night. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about what it's like to have tumors burned out of their lungs before with a laser?

Can you tell me about what it's like to have tumors burned out of their lungs before with a laser?

Mgt: The procedure is conducted in the operating room. The lesions are then targeted with a laser. At the end of the procedure they will check the airway to make sure there are no other lesions or problems. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the esophagus after chemotherapy and radiation?

Could you tell me what happens to the esophagus after chemotherapy and radiation?

Inflammation : The esophagus will get irritated from the treatment and may lead to pain. It typically resolves after a few weeks, following treatment. Occasionally, a stricture or scar may form, but is rare. ...Read more

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What amount do you have to take and can you make it purer by getting rid of all the other chemicals in cough medicine?

What amount do you have to take and can you make it purer by getting rid of all the other chemicals in cough medicine?

Don't test: Cough syrup is generally safe to use as it is directed and formulated. Altering the ingredients is not safe and not recommended. ...Read more

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What are the chances of bronchitis/cold becoming myocarditis and is there a certain way to diagnose it? When can you go back to doing sports after ill

What are the chances of bronchitis/cold becoming myocarditis and is there a certain way to diagnose it? When can you go back to doing sports after ill

Met: To better assess your condition, I would suggest an inbox consultation. Most bronchitic infections are caused by viral agents, but most do not result in any cardiac disease. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to benefit from the nutrients i'm eating, what food do I have to eat with it?

Mixed diet: Eating a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day will help in maintaining good nutririon. Add excercise of about 30 minutes/day. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/tc/healthy-eating-overview. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some foods which are beneficial for long lasting time? And i eat a lot of junk fast food so please tell me the way to balance it.

Can you tell me some foods which are beneficial for long lasting time?
And i eat a lot of junk fast food so please tell me the way to balance it.

Eat healthy fats: Fats take longer to digest than carbohydrates. If you eat foods with nuts in it, you will feel fuller longer. Plus they have more protein which is good for you as well. ...Read more

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Could eating spicy foods to the point that your tongue burns weekly cause oral cancer?

Could eating spicy foods to the point that your tongue burns weekly cause oral cancer?

Not likely: Eating spicy foods that may have burning effect on tongue is unlikely to have long term consequences. Unless using a carcinogen, not much risk known. Very little risk. ...Read more

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When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo.The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal.Unless you know someone with an nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink ?

What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink ?

Depends on symptoms: Treatment with radiation towards the pelvis may have effects on the bowel. If diarrhea develops we suggest a low fiber diet. If a patient becomes fatigued we try decreasing carbohydrates and increasing protein. For most a balanced nutritious diet with variety works fine. All of this is tempered to not change a diet for a diabetic or other specialized diets when needed. ...Read more

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