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What Causes Burning In The Throat
Several disorders: Without more details, including how long you have suffered this symptom i would have a tough time giving you a specific answer. Breathing thorough the mouth (because of nasal congestion) and reflux of stomach acid are common causes. Assuming that you have been bothered for a while, other causes need to be considered. ...Read more
GERD: Gastro-esophageal reflux that possible is going all the way to the superior esophagus if it is to intense and is accompanied with odynophagia (pain when swallowing) that may be esophagitis for reflux or even erosion or ulceration in esophagus. Advise get evaluation for gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause severe burning in my throat? I know it is not heartburn. It happens when I'm up moving around or walking. I do have heart problems.
Any time someone...: ...says a symptom of any kind is severe, it's time to see a doctor. I don't know what heart problems you have, but angina (heart pain from a blocked artery in the heart) can be felt in the neck, shoulder, arm or hand. Putting "severe" and "heart problems" together tells meet you need to see your doctor about this. NOW! Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Many things!: Medications ( steroids, ssri inhibitors, psychotropic drugs certain cardiac meds and anti-hypertensives - the list is too long to include all!), medical conditions ( yeast infection, lichen planus, iron and certain vitamin deficiencies, reflux, hormonal issues- again too many to list here). The cause is multi-factoral and requires "medical detective " work to determine and often fruitless. ...Read more
What causes random hoarsness daily burning mouth and throat sensations. What kind of doctor should be seen? Hoarsness comes any time of day and same for mouth and tongue discomfort. No fever, good energy. High anxiety frequently
A : A board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, in addition to an ent, would be a good choice since they can evaluate issues within the mouth and upper throat. Burning mouth syndrome is usually due to issues within the oral cavity, but discomfort can extend down the throat. You also have to rule out gastric reflux as a source of your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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