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Pain in the back side of throat while drinking, eating or breathing. What is this ?

today when i took my lunch. after that i felt little pain in the back side ,(oesophagus). after that i thought it might be due to lunch i have taken. when i breath then i feel pain on that part only. when i drink water,breath or any thing i eat , i feel pain. but at normal time it is okay , when i do some activity like breathing or eating i feel pain.
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for writing to HCM. You seem to be having a pharyngitis which is an infection of your throat. Pain and difficulty while swallowing does indicate an acute infection.
I would recommend you to do warm saline gargles and take an analgesic like ibuprofen. Avoid smoking/ alcohol/ cold and acidic foods. If not better, see an ENT Specialist, as you may need prescription antibiotics or may require further testing of the throat with a throat swab. Hope this helps. Do let me know if you have any other doubts.

Kind Regards,
Dr Vaishali
Answered: Sun, 1 Sep 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
reflux oesophagitis i hyper acidity can cause the inflamation of oesophagus and same symptomps are noted as you wrote
add antacids tds
and ppi agent in morning
lot of water and non greesy non fatty non oily foods for some days
Answered: Fri, 30 Aug 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Manjula R's  Response
thanks for using HCM..
you have acute pharyngitis, that is causing sore throat, diffficulty in swallowing food..
see your ENT surgeon for the diagnosis and management..
you need to take antibiotics and analgesics..
do also salt water gargling and start with multivitamins..
all the very best..
Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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