Gagging And Sore Throat

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A virus or bacterial infection like strep can cause your throat and tonsils to become painful and swollen. If your tonsils get too big, you have trouble swallowing your spit or you have a lot of postnasal drip, you may even have some gagging. Severe acid reflux may also be the cause of a sore throat and gagging as well as a number of other things.

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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