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i had congestion in my throat and nose it has cleared my throat is a little sore now i am dizzy and my ear hurts alot

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You could have a: Viral upper respiratory infection or even strep throat. See physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See Allergist: In patients with poorly controlled allergic rhinitis, symptoms can often manifest as ear fullness or pain. Treating your allergies properly with avoid ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Since you had flu: and strep tests, I'm assuming you had your whole body examined. Did they mention if you had fluid behind your eardrum? It sounds like you could have a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Certainly: You should consider seeing a health care provider who can look inside your ear and make certain you don't have a residual bacterial infection that wou ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies v infectio: This could be from allergies (post nasal drip) or an infection. If allergies, an antihistamine (claritin) and a nasal spray (nasacort (triamcinolone) ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Cold: You llikely have a viral upper resp infection.
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A male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid and stomach enzyme come up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Pressure : When you blew your nose, pressure increased in your oropharynx and air went through your eustachian tube to your inner ear. It is no big deal and the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: you are describing a sin0bronchial syndrome: infection of both the sinuses and lungs. I suggest calling your PCP or get evaluated at a UC clinic for d ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat infection: Probably a throat infection. Increase fluid intake esp green tea with lemon and honey. Sounds strange: drink cold drinks for comfort but drink warm ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsillitis: You may have tonsillitis. Viral vs. Bacterial (usually strep) needs to be differentiated for appropriate treatment to be administered. See your doc wh ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infection: The most likely cause of your symptoms is a viral infection that starts as a sore throat and then proceeds to a common cold. However, if the throat so ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Please : Please schedule a a visit with your primary care provider. You are likely dealing with a throat infection (pharyngitis) which could be bacterial or vi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
New?: If this is new, the most likely possibility is viral infection. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain (or warm tea with honey). Ibuprofen may help too. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Infection: You have a respiratory/throat infection. Could be viral and could be bacterial best to see a doctor. Other options to help with symptoms include taing ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
19 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: The sudden onset of your symptoms is consistent with an upper respiratory infection. This may be viral or bacterial. You can take decongestants or ... Read More
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Take decongestants.: Blocked ears when you have runny and congested nose is due to congestion in eustachian tube that connects ears to throat. Taking decongestants with g ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infection is .: Acute viral upper respiratory infection is the most likely. Alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen for bodyaches and fever; gargle with warm ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Despite : Tonsillectomy you may still suffer an infection. See your ENT doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic : Chronic tonsillitis can be quite bothersome. Failure to respond to several courses of antibiotics might be an indication to have a tonsillectomy. Yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Anxious?: Did the nosebleed scare you a bit? When you have a blood vessel that is irritate and bleeds in the nose it is just as likely for the blood to run dow ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good idea: If the symptoms have been going on for more than a week and seem to be worsening, then chances are that you are developing a bacterial infection that ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammat ... Read More
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