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I feel uncomfortable feeling in my throat when I turn my head to the left.What to do?

Hi, I have this uncomfortable feeling in my throat . I feel it the most when i turn my head to the left. I also seem to have phlegm stuck there too and it s been 2 months already. I also suffer from chostochondritis, but besides that I have no other problems, as in I breath normally and my blood pressure is normal. What to do?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Feb 2011
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You may be having reflux of gastric contents into the throat which is causing you the throat discomfort. You need to start on Proton pump inhibitors (such as Esomeprazole/Pantoperazole) and avoid smoking/alcohol/spicy/oily foods/coffee/tea/stress. Before starting on the medications please get yourself thoroughly investigated by an apt ENT specialist.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Mon, 14 Feb 2011
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