Choking On Food, Difficulty Swallowing And Sore Throat

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Symptoms involving throat pain or irritation as well as problems swallowing can be related to various conditions, including Strep throat (a bacterial infection), viral sore throat, tonsillitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD causes heartburn and tends to persist over time. If you are concerned about any symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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