Sore throat & hoarseness x2.5 wks. No fever, no nasal symptoms. Strep test neg. Pain worse eating solids. Had EGD 2.5 wks ago. Ddx?

Acid reflux. You most probably have acid reflux. The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications.