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Why do I get throbbing pain in the throat after smoking ?

Hi there i am 25 years old, i am 5 5 and 120 pounds and have been a smoker for about 8 years now!! i have bad athsma recently which causes me to have about 3 attacks a day and shortness of breath when i lay down, when ever i have a smoke my throat starts to really hurt, i get a throbbing pain from the top of my adam s apple to the top of my throat! what could this be?? i just started getting this pain about a month ago...
Asked On : Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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Welcome to HCM.
You need to consult an ENT surgeon. Throat pain could be due to pharyngitis or problem in the vocal cords.
An ENT surgeon will have to examine the throat and vocal cords to see if there is any problem.
Smoking can cause serious problems in these regions as well as in the lungs and airways leading to the lungs. Since you are asthmatic also, the chances of having serious problem is extremely high, so do not ignore these symptoms and consult a doctor immediately.
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