Sore throats often begin with a slight tickling sensation that progresses to a painful irritation, which ultimately makes swallowing and talking difficult. Also called pharyngitis, the condition occurs when your throat becomes infected from either viruses or bacteria. Other types of bacteria that can cause sore throats include canker sores,
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The burning sensation of heartburn in your chest, caused by stomach contents flowing back up into your esophagus (food pipe), can be agonizing. If you experience this more than twice a week for a few weeks, you may have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
GERD affects approximately 20 percent of people