Sorry to those that were interested in an update. It appears that my throat pain was due to a thyroid problem. I was also experiencing many of the other symptoms common to having hypothyroidism.
For those of you that notice it gets worse with acid/oily/fatty foods, then it is likely the acid reflux that I posted. Many of the items on the diet are higher in fat (such as coconut oil, eggs, olive oil, avacado). These may be why some of you are experiencing the same symptom. Try reducing fat/acid intake for a few days and see if it helps. In my case…it didn’t help consistantly.
I hope you are all able to get some relief. That neck discomfort is no fun!