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Why do I get sore throat after drinking alcohol?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Alcohol> sore throat

I don't know why you get a sore throat when drinking alcohol.
However, regular alcohol use can irritate the throat. Peruse this article to see if any of it sounds like you: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/546751-can-drinking-alcohol-cause-a-sore-throat/.

In brief: Alcohol> sore throat

I don't know why you get a sore throat when drinking alcohol.
However, regular alcohol use can irritate the throat. Peruse this article to see if any of it sounds like you: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/546751-can-drinking-alcohol-cause-a-sore-throat/.
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Dr. John Washburn
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Irritant

1) alcohol can be irritating to oral and pharyngeal tissues; 2) alcohol can induce acid reflux from the stomach into the esophagus and throat causing irritation.

In brief: Irritant

1) alcohol can be irritating to oral and pharyngeal tissues; 2) alcohol can induce acid reflux from the stomach into the esophagus and throat causing irritation.
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