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Does costochondritis causes sore throat?

One doctor said I have acid reflux. After many medications I went to another doctor. He says I have Costochondritis which sounds right. However, I still have an sore throat after several months. Does costochondritis also accompany a sore throat?
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
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Hello,

Costochondritis does not cause sore throat. Both are unrelated. You can do warm saline gargles for symptomatic relief. If symptoms persist better to consult an ENT specialist and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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