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Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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It hurts on left side of my throat and when I yarn or

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It hurts on left side of my throat and when I yarn or swallow
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 9 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Brims and will happy to help you today

When did this start?

Do you have any medical conditions?

What medication do you take?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
30 days ago. I have neuropathy problem that put me in wheelchair 19 years ago blood pressure Lyrica for diabetic pain in back
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Restless leg pill
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 9 months ago.

Have you tried anything so far?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Cough drops
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 9 months ago.

Do you have any cough or shortness of breath?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It hurts more when l lay down prone
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
My throat is sore deep down
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I do have a cough at times
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 9 months ago.

I see, these symptoms may be improved with acetacaine throat spray, however you may have acid reflux or another underlying problem causing these symtpoms. You may have a post nasal drip that is causing a sore throat, and that may require antibiotics