Patient :I have been Ill for the past month starting with a chest infection then the flu. To just having a cough then i got the flu again but twice as bad. I have just recovered from the flu, I had a lot of Orange Juice in this time and threw up quite a bit. Now that its over i have a strange pain in the back of my throat and a cough, when ever i drink it is followed by burps and i any food i eat i cough back up other than very small food or liquid food (soup). When i do cough my nose then fills with thick mucus i am then able to blow out. From time to time i do get a burning sensation from my throat as well. (I hope this is detailed enough)
Thanks for the query.
It looks like you have an aspiration related issue. The causes could also be a gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal hernia, obesity or even severe gastritis which presents with such symptoms. Also, if you are a chronic smoker, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can also be a cause. It is recommended that you consult a physician immediately and get an examination done. An endoscopy of the upper GI tract can be recommended by the doctor to rule out a few conditions. Meanwhile, we need to rule out asthma and other infections of the lung too. Treatment would be started based on the reports.
Hope this helped.
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