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What causes burning in the throat?

What causes burning in the throat?

Many reasons: Among them: a viral infection, post nasal drip from allergies or chronic sinusitis, a throat infection, acid reflux, etc. ...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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What causes tightness in the throat?

What causes tightness in the throat?

Many things: Throat tightness is nonspecific and to be helpful, a physician will need to know more about triggers, duration of symptom, associated symptoms, more about your medical history, etc. Some common triggers are anxiety, nerve problems, vocal cord problems, tightening/spasm/injury to the esophagus, reflux, allergy, asthma, infection, medication side effect and more. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a burning sensastion in the throat?

What are common causes of a burning sensastion in the throat?

Multiple: Multiple common causes include bacterial or viral infection, thrush (fungal), allergy and acid reflux. Other causes may include medication side effects, toxic exposure, local trauma, neurologic and autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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What is burning/cold sensation in the back of throat in to nose?

What is  burning/cold sensation in the back of throat in to nose?

Need more info: How long has this been happening? Does this occur only after lying down or after eating? Does this occur only during certain time of the year? ...Read more

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What virus causes sores in the mouth and throat and burning in the chest?

What virus causes sores in the mouth and throat and burning in the chest?

Oral ulcers: I don't know of any viruses that cause all of these symptoms, but herpetic ulcers can be seen in the mouth and throat. It is possible that ulcers can also be seen the esophagus. Esophageal ulcers could cause some chest discomfort. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause pain outside and in the middle of throat?

What could cause pain outside and in the middle of throat?

Pain in the throat: The pain in the throat is most likely due to post nasal drip. Try some Flonase and if it does not help in a few days see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the throat/neck?

Viral syndrome: It sounds as if you've contracted a viral syndrome. These are usually self-limiting but if your symptoms get worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

What is the cause of burning sensation in breast and chest?

Reflux and: Zoster are two things that come to mind. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes a feeling of lump in the throat?

What causes a feeling of lump in the throat?

Reflux?: Many of my patients have this complaint. Acid reflux can come up to your throat and inflame the tissues of the voicebox(larynx) which are sensitive. This causes swelling and the sensation that something is always there. But other things as well, including cancer. If it persists i tell people to get into see an ENT to evaluate. ...Read more

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What does a burning sensation in the throat signify?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest.If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest.I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well.If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the tonsils?

What causes swelling in the tonsils?

Inflammation: Inflammation, tonsillitis is the commonest cause of enlarged tonsils. Much less frequently it may be due to tumor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What is causing this burning sensastion in my throat?

What is causing this burning sensastion in my throat?

Throat burning: Hello, i would recommend a topical analgesic spray like chloroseptic and an otc medicine like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. This should work. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

What are the causes of chronic laryngitis and choking sensation in throat.?

Most likely reflux: Most likely cause is acid reflux even if there is no heartburn. Only 1/3 of people with reflux have heartburn. Consider avoiding caffeine, alcohol, acidic or spicy foods, smoking, eating less than 4 hrs before sleep, sleeping with the the head higher than the heart, and antacids. Could also be throat tumor so consider ENT evaluation if symptoms present longer then 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes burning in front of neck?

What causes burning in front of neck?

Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscles, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and spinal discs. Neck pain can emerge in any part of the neck, including the front of the neck. Front neck pain can be caused by certain medical conditions, throat infections and traumatic injury. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation in the throat and chest after eating? Is it the stomach acid?

What causes a burning sensation in the throat and chest after eating? Is it the stomach acid?

Very likely: You seem to be describing acid reflux. Treatment usually starts with an otc anatacid. Ask you pediatrician which one is best for you. ...Read more

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What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

What is the cause & cure for burning sensation in the stomach?

Acid: Usually due yo excess acid , but also can be a sign of an ulcer or erosion of your esophagus from reflux acid. ...Read more