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Painful throat, pressure sensation in esophagus, aching pain, reflux, GERD. Allergy?

For the last several years off and on I will have a pain in my throat after eating or drinking (usually something cold, but not always) that feels like a lot of pressure in my esophagus (like a lump or that it is closing up) and I will also have aching pain in my upper back. I can always breathe fine, but it still feels like my throat is closing up. The pain can last anywhere from 2 minutes to an hour (usually shorter than longer). I rarely experience acid reflux, so GERD doesn't seem to fit, and the wide range of what I've consumed has led me to believe that its not any sort of allergy. Any ideas?
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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It is good that you said about GERD .
Now the next thing to be looked for is Nasal and sinus infections.
or allergies earlier you had or you have at present.
You must consult an ENT specialist .And get done a CT scan of nose and paranasal sinuses to rule out any disease in the sinuses and any anatomic abnormality in nose .
It is the infected or allergic nose from where the infected material trickles down the throat and irritates the it.
If in doubt do reply.
Answered: Thu, 27 Jun 2013
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