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difficult to swallow when head is turned

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Rule out ear problem: Ruling out ear infection is especially important so that the possibility of hearing loss can be avoided. Also it is important that your physician rul ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes, but...: Yes, but so can many other pathological entities. See your Physician to rule out non-dental causes. See a Dentist familiar with diagnosing joint/mus ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
21 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Take a simple test for tmj. Open and close and listen for popping and clicking if so you have a TMJ problem. Bite on a q-tip with front teeth and ope ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
? tonsillitis: Consider tonsillitis or pharyngitis. Recommend you have it checked by your primary physican and you may need antibiotics.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
What are HIV's signs: Hiv is not a respiratory illness. Sore throats, coughs, congestion are not hiv's first signs. Hiv if it is symptomatic is about fatigue and perhaps a ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infection?: You want to be examined by a doctor to avoid complications. You may need intranasal steroids and possibly antimicrobial therapy. Do not procrastinate.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. or ER can check: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Unclear : with the symptoms you need to see your physician. There possibly could be a blockage somewhere and this needs to be diagnosed immediately this could b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see doctor: Difficulty swallowing plus face swelling can mean something bad is happening or about to happen. It could be a big abscess. One can't tell without an ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
41 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection: could be infection.see doctor.most of the doctors will accomodate you with plan of payments on a reasonable schedule of payments .just ask your doctor
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Have it checked out: Your (ENT) doctor should be able to palpate it, and examine your eyes, ears, nose, and throat to determine what it may be. S/he will be able to tell i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Epiglottis: It is common to see the epiglottis in children. With normal growth, the larynx and epiglottis descends lower into the throat. It is much less common t ... Read More

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