Significant causes of throat pain include influenza virus, bacterial infection, irritation caused by dry air, chemicals, cigarette smoke, acid reflux, sinusitis, laryngitis, allergies, after intubation, and post-operative causes. It is advisable to see the doctor if there is breathing and swallowing difficulty. Managing the underlying etiology is the recommended treatment.
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I have had my vocal cord polyp removed, but recently have been feeling a burning sensation in my throat, and I feel tired after talking for a few minutes. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I have been diagnosed with a vocal cord polyp and later got it removed two years back. But for the past few months, I have been feeling a burning sensation in my throat and feeling tired after talking for a few minutes. What should I do?Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Do you have symptoms of acidity or reflux also like a burning sensation in the chest or frequent burps? Acid reflux may complicate the situation as it leads to Irritation and inflammation in vocal cords leading to ho... Read Full »
I suffer from a painful throat and regurgitation of gastric juice. Is it due to laryngeal granuloma?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52-year-old male with a height of 165 cm and a weight of 52 kg. For the last six months, I felt like after speaking from the morning to the afternoon, my throat was painful. I previously had regurgitation of gastric juice. My throat was sore and painful, and my doctor gave me a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The condition looks like contact granuloma. Do you have a history of voice overuse or misuse? Are you a professional voice user like a public speaker, singer, teacher, etc.? Do ... Read Full »
Why do I have pain in my ears and throat?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from both ear and throat pain. Why so? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. The throat problem is most probably because of acid reflux or allergy, which may be causing inflammation inside the throat. This leads to a feeling of something inside the throat, and it feels like you are const... Read Full »