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Dry mouth and swollen throat

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor asap: You need to see a doctor today for aide thorough history and exam.
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Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See an oral surgeon: It sounds like you may have an autoimmune disease called sjogrens. This causes dry eyes, dry mouth and arthritis. An oral & maxillofacial surgeon sh ... Read More
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Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
GO TO DOCTOR: Go see a doctor immediately. Now. Airway obstruction of any kind is bad and serious, and the cause needs to be diagnosed and treated asap. If you can ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Fluids: Drink soothing fluids, monitor your temperature and rest. If you have any COVID symptoms or health conditions, please see your physician and consider ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sounds off: It's not clear without seeing you but, most cases of pharyngitis come with fever and sore throat. I'm worried why you have 1 swollen tonsil, though. M ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pharyngitis: You're really dealing with a technicality of terminology. If your tonsil is inflamed and infected, the tonsil is part of your pharynx or throat. Ther ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Villamagna
14 years experience Family Medicine
Pharyngitis. : Pharyngitis. This can be due to a virus, streptococcus bacteria (strep throat), reflux disease or allergies. The best way to tell if it is probably s ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Shallow breathing: Your symptom of shallow breathing gives me concern. Your other symptoms could be secondary to this. Please go to the emergency room asap to get your h ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation.: This can't be diagnosed in this format. But that constellation of symptoms does warrant medical evaluation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can recheck: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or flu (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ca ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Mouth: Could be your uvula which can he infected or traumatized from hot liquids. Start with a salt water gargle and a spray like chloraseptic but you should ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: 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
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