Scratchy, tickley, or painfully raw, your throat seems to be vulnerable to almost any virus or upper respiratory infection. Luckily, it’s easily soothed with ice cream.
If the outside of your throat hurts, specifically the adam's apple, this may be caused by acute thyroiditis or inflammation of the epiglottis.
Food and liquids entering the airways can be dangerous. Find out how this happens, how serious your condition may be, and ways to get relief.