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Sore throat, paining while sticking out tongue. Any ideas?

My lower throat has been sore off and on for about two weeks now. It hurts on one side or the other of my larynx, with the pain moving. One day it may hurt on the right side, while another day the right side is fine and the left side is sore. It also hurts (mildly) to stick my tongue out very far. Any ideas about this? It started a couple of weeks ago when I had a viral respiratory infection that included a very sore throat in that same area.

Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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If you had cold then do take care of nasal dripping inside the throat , get examined for nose and if required get done a CT scan of nose and paranasal sinuses coronal cuts limited view plain scan after consulting your doctor
Also take care of reflux or acidity by --
Taking antacid medications
antacid syrups
avoid late night coffee and tea.
avoid alcohol and tobacco.
avoid binge eating , take small meals 2hrly.

reflux of food is one of the reasons for recurrent irritation in throat.
give voice rest.
Answered: Thu, 11 Jul 2013
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