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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Burn (Heat Or Fire) (Definition)

A burn is an injury to the skin caused by heat, flames, or chemicals. Burns are more or less severe depending on which layers of the skin are affected. A first-degree burn is in the epidermis, or the top layer of the skin. A second-degree burn affects the dermis, or second layer of the skin. A third-degree burn goes all the way through the skin. A fourth-degree burn extends to deeper structures such as muscle and bone. ...Read more


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What does it mean everytime i eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time ?

What does it mean everytime i eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time ?

GERD: You may have gerd. I recommend a visit to the doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options with you and choose the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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What can it mean if you have an acid burn at the back of your throat?

What can it mean if you have an acid burn at the back of your throat?

Throat Acid burn: A burn in the back of the throat with that sour acid taste in the mouth can be gastro-esophageal reflux disease. This a great concern for your dds(it can destroy your teeth). You also need to see an internal medicine/ gastro/ ENT md for consultation. Stomache acid burns to the esophagus can lead to serious other diseases. ...Read more

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What does it mean when marijuana blocks up your sinuses my throat starts to itch my uvula swells and burn and i can't listen to music is this anxiety?

What does it mean when marijuana blocks up your sinuses my throat starts to itch my uvula swells and burn and i can't listen to music is this anxiety?

Allergic rxn?: Or it could be an allergic reaction to a contaminant in the marijuana. If your airway feels as though it is closing in; your lips, throat or tongue are swelling, you have difficulty breathing: hives? - then call 911. When you smoke marijuana you never know what you are smoking (due to pesticides, toxic additives etc.). ...Read more

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What do you do if your throat burns?

See your doc: The burning sensation could be related to a number of possible causes. If the burning is an ongoing problem you should see your primary care physician for evaluation. The proper treatment can be provided after identification of the cause can be identified. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my throat burns alot help please?

What do you suggest if my throat burns alot help please?

Throat: Great question. Could be dryness, allergic, medication related or a sign of silent acid reflux also called LPR. If you are otherwise healthy and not on Coumadin (warfarin) you could try taking an OTC antacid to see if it helps. ...Read more

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My throat burns when I wake up in the morning. I don't eat late at night. What can I do?

My throat burns when I wake up in the morning. I don't eat late at night. What can I do?

Dryness/GERD: May be due to dryness or gerd, best to see your otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My throat burns when i cough?

Acid reflux?: If your symptoms have lasted for some time, you should see your doctor. Various associated symptoms may be indicative of certain issues, but cough and burning sensation may be caused by acid reflux into the throat. ...Read more

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How do I take care of mdma burns on my throat?

How do I take care of mdma burns on my throat?

Please see a doctor: If concerned about any burns in your throat, please see a doctor. You can go to an er. Also there are low-cost & sliding scale clinics in many communities. Check this site and see what's near you: http://www.Needymeds.Org/free_clinics.Taf be well. ...Read more

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Could i get help my throat burns and itches!?

Could i get help  my throat burns and itches!?

Many, many sources: The first thing you thing about is a cold, viral infection, or upper respiratory infection (all closely related in definition). However, this could be from multiple things, including allergies, post nasal drainage, or even gerd or acid reflux. Would need a little more info, but those are some places to start thinking about! hope that helps. ...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