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can a fan cause a sore throat

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: Usually a ceiling fan will do two things.One is we tend to mouth breath and that drys out throat.Also dust gets on top and ceiling fans throw this dow ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no feve ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Same as winter: The frequency if differing viral & bacterial infections that cause throat pain varies over the seasons.However, most germs are present in sporadic num ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not uncommon: Unilateral tonsillitis or mononucleosis or,any other inflammation may focus more on one side either with or without progression to the other side.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes indeedie: Absolutely.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Due to dryness in the throat.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dryness: Mouth-breathing most commonly results in dryness in the mouth and relative dehydration. It should not, however, give anyone a fever.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may: Certainly can. Whether a sore throat is related to strep or a viral infection - fever is possible. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Biotin sore throat: Usually not but I am sure thee are a few that will have a reaction to the biotin. But by and large , it is supposed to be a product that is to help ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritation: It's a good idea to open your car's window when you turn on your heater/ac as it allows potentially irritating substances in the car to dissipate out ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Infection, either viral or bacterial, can cause sore throat and fever.You need to see the doctor, in case you have strep throat.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not exactly: Anxiety usually causes what is described as a knot in the throat.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it can: Viral illnesses that cause a sore throat.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes possible. : Like any other person, it can happen in pregnancy though pregnancy is considerd as one of the relatively immunocompromized conditions and infection ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You can try to give child tylenol (acetaminophen) liquid /chewables, Motrin liquid/tab depend on child weight, suck on popsicles, drink plenty of flui ... Read More
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A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Irritation of the ear canal and tympanic membrane can cause cough due to activation of a referred cough reflex in the ear canal.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Bacteria or virus: Actually three pathogens can cause your symptoms. Bacterial, viral, or fungal sore throat. Most common are strept throat. Sexually active individual ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Inhaling spray paint fumes causes irritation to the lining of the airway, and that includes giving you a sore throat as well as lung and nose symptoms ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
34 years experience Cardiology
Yes: A cough is likely a part of an upper respiratory tract infection, probably viral in nature. If the lump is inside your throat this could also be a str ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No: No ticks do not cause sore throat.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: Middle ear infection often caused by sore throat. During the sore throat the immune system is weak and you are susceptible to infections in general. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies: Yes, all of these symptoms can be caused by allergies.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Usually viral: The blister is likely to be viral. Coxsaksie virus and many others can do this.

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