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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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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...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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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 you could try taking an OTC antacid to see if it helps. ...Read more

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

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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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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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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My throat hurts and it feels like sumthin is stuck inside of it like mucus maybii? But my throat burns and everytime I eat my throats feels stuffed..?

My throat hurts and it feels like sumthin is stuck inside of it like mucus maybii? But my throat burns and everytime I eat my throats feels stuffed..?

Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...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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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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