It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Smoking Cessation Message Board

pain in throat when smoking

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-26-2000, 04:00 PM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 25
leibesleid HB User
Exclamation pain in throat when smoking

My girlfriend was a smoker for 6 years. 4 months ago she cut back to an average of 1 cigarette a day. Now shes at about 1 every other day(or just when she is super stressed and "needs" one). She says that a lot of times when she smokes now, she gets this pain on the inside of her throat just below the ear. She says when she inhales it feels really cold in that one spot, like there is cold air being blown on it. She also says it hurts a little when she pushes on the outside of the area too.
Any idea of what this could be?? Could it be cancer? Or is this feeling a part of the healing process?
Please reply.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 12-28-2000, 10:02 PM   #2
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Denton, Tx
Posts: 83
miseryweeps HB User

it's definatley worth getting checked out. it's probably just the "new sensation" to the throat and the taste buds, nerves, etc. I definately would get her into see an ear, throat, and nose doctor though. Depending on her age and lifestyle, she could be at risk for complications. Good luck.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Throat Cancer or Ear Problem? Rick540 Cancer: Throat 6 08-02-2011 10:04 PM
trachea pain when yawning alex 59 Ear, Nose & Throat 0 04-20-2010 10:11 AM
thirty one years old and have throat cancer sharondab Cancer: Throat 12 12-21-2009 10:09 AM
Ear, then throat, now in chest. Worried. Rick540 Ear, Nose & Throat 0 02-13-2009 12:02 AM
asymmetrical tonsil swelling/ unilateral ear pain hersovereign Ear, Nose & Throat 0 01-27-2009 09:04 AM
Chest Pain Under breast on left side and knot in throat kgemini123 Men's Health 0 09-26-2008 09:54 AM
Chest Pain AFTER exercising Leela_C Heart Disorders 8 12-06-2006 06:46 AM
pain after adult tonsillectomy scrapfor10 Ear, Nose & Throat 89 10-04-2006 07:22 PM
throat cancer unkrbk Cancer: Throat 28 11-01-2005 02:13 PM
Throat tightness / closing feel mseerob Allergies 2 07-25-2005 08:26 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:28 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!