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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 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

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My boyfriends semen burns my throat, is that bad?

My boyfriends semen burns my throat, is that bad?

Please Clarify: That means there is something wrong in your throat and not in the semen of your boyfriend. Do you have a fever? Cold? The sniffiles? Post nasal drip? The flu? ...Read more

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My tounge burns on the left side and throat burns?

Sore throat: You might also have a viral ulcer or bacterial throat infection. See your doctor if the symptoms do not return soon. ...Read more

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I heard belching burns your throat little by little. Is this true?

No: Burping has no real lasting effect. However if you have esophageal reflux (acid coming up into the esophagus), this can be harmful and you should be seen by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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A pill got stuck in my throat and now my throat burns, what should I do?

May need help: In general, most pills will dissolve in your throat and should not cause any permanent damage. It depends on what type of pill you swallowed, for eg. Doxycycline can be quite caustic to the esophagus. If the burning is severe and isn't getting better with drinking water, you should go to acute care center or an ed. ...Read more

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Why my throat & chest burns when I cough?

Why my throat & chest burns when I cough?

Acid reflux: When we cough, we rapidly change the pressure in the chest area. The negative pressure created coughing can lead to some of the acids in the stomach being pulled up into the esophagus and the back of the throat. This can cause the burning you are experiencing. Additionally, this may indicate that there is a weak muscle separating the stomach from the esophagus. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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White patches on back of throat. Feels like sandpaper. Burns.

White patches on back of throat. Feels like sandpaper. Burns.

White Patches Throat: A common bacterial infection that may result in white patches in the throat is strep throat, an infection caused by Streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat is a common and contagious illness that results in a tender and painful sore throat accompanied by fever and other symptoms. Similarly, infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection that may result in throat white patches. See doctor! ...Read more

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Had a reflux and some of it went the wrong way. Coughed a little. Breathing fine. Throat burns little. Am I fine?

Had a reflux and some of it went the wrong way. Coughed a little. Breathing fine. Throat burns little. Am I fine?

You're fine: You may have aspirated a bit, but it sounds like you cleared it immediately and all is well. If that is a chronic problem, you should seek attention from your doctor. Also try to increase the fiber in your diet. Eating a pound of vegetables each day and a cup of beans per day is linked to life extension but is also linked to less gerd symptoms. ...Read more

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What could it be if yo have sharp pain in your throat, and it burns sometimes and looks like a white dot in your tonsile?

Soore throat: The pain in your throat may be due to an infection. The white spot could be part of a viral infection. Check with your doctor though to make sure he doent have a strep throat. ...Read more

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I have bulimia, and recently after purging my throat burns. It's been over 12 hours since I last purged, but my throat feels like it is on fire.

I have bulimia, and recently after purging my throat burns. It's been over 12 hours since I last purged, but my throat feels like it is on fire.

Risk. Risk: Your bulimia needs treatment for many reasons, including the misery that underlies and drives it. One of the reasons is the risk of serious esophageal damage from exposure to the hydrochloric acid in your stomach, when you vomit. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) burns your throat?

What could be wrong if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) burns your throat?

Dryness?: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can dry out the throat and make it irritable. However, an irritated throat could be caused by the medicine itself. I would discontinue it and look for other causes if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How do I tend to the chemical burns on my throat and tonsils?

Family practice: It depends which chemical and how it occurred. It should heal if not seriously burned. You may need to see an ENT to get it checked out. ...Read more

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My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with certain foods? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with certain foods you eat and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more

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My ears are plugged my throat burns what's wrong with me?

Throat/ear infection: May have an inflammed pharynx, a blocked eustachian tube and fluid in the middle ear space. Best to see yout otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you heal radiation burns inside throat?

How can you heal radiation burns inside throat?

They will heal thems: Any radiation burns heal with time, typically in 24 weeks after finishing radiotherapy. In the meantime you could take some pain medicines or use some local medication for throat pain. Your radiation oncologist can help. He /she is your guide for any problems/issues. ...Read more

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Right side of my throat burns bad, burns when I swallow?

Right side of my throat burns bad, burns when I swallow?

Burn or pain?: Is it a burning sensation or pain? Burning could be that you have an irritation, sore in the throat. Try some salt water, room temperature gargle and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Is heartburn when your throats and heart burns? I can feel it in my mid back too

Is heartburn when your throats and heart burns? I can feel it in my mid back too

Reflux vs cardiac: Reflux can go into the mouth, normally people with this frequently have very bad teeth from the acid. Reflux can give all your symptoms although the back pain bothers me, I think you should at least have a cardiologist evaluation ...Read more

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How come every time I eat soup my throat hurts/burns till I drink something? It happens with every type of soup!

How come every time I eat soup my throat hurts/burns till I drink something? It happens with every type of soup!

Esophagitis?: If Acidic or Hot liquid is irritant to your throat, then try H2 Blocker like Pepcid or Zantac (ranitidine) twice daily or Omeprazole OTC for 2 weeks. Some times there is Esophageal spasm can also cause Dysmotility and pain in swallowing.
Acid reflux can be a possibility but at your age it is less likely. If not better after2 weeks of H2 blocker, talk to your doctor ...Read more