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inflammation of the pharynx

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngopharyngitis: Regardless of the cause, the terminology would be laryngopharyngitis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Without an exam it could potentially be either or even something else. See a doctor to evaluate.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pickett
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends : Does an X-ray show 'inflammation' and an inflammatory marker lab doesn't? If so, that is normal. Inflammatory lab markers are usually elevated with ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Upper: back pain sounds like stress. It shouldn't be affecting balance.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Many things: A bacterial infection could cause this (helicobacter). Excessive acid production can cause this. Medications (aspirin, ibuprofen) can cause this. S ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Endocarditis: The endocardium is the inner lining of the heart. If inflamed we call it endocarditis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Many kinds: Information on the cause, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of (ibd) inflammatory bowel disease. Ibd is a general term that covers two distinct disord ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Here are a few caus: Excessive use of alcohol is a common cause of acute pancreatitis(inflammation of the pancreas). Another common cuae is gall bladder stones. Rarely it ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Usually not: How do you know you have thyroid enlargement? Have you discussed it with your doctor? Thyroid deficiency, which can occur with thyroid enlargement, ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blood from Tongue: Bleeding can come from the base of tongue, but it is not the first source to suspect. Rule out other sources of bleeding. The most important part of t ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beck
10 years experience in Dentistry
Various: Could be allergies, soft tissue injury such as an abrasion, reaction to your medication. If it is short duration, likely a food allergy. If longer, c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nerve inflammations: Many inflammations of nerves are caused by viruses.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Food poisoning usually, enteritis may have other etiologies as well.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Trachea stenosis: Trachea stenosis.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Reactive adenopathy: A short answer to your question, yes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Stenosis: Stenosis means a narrowing of the intestine. This can be congenital or the result of inflammation or a growth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hypopharynx: From top to bottom, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx. Larynx divided into supraglottic larynx, glottis, subglottis.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Inflammatory Disease: in the periodontal pocket may cause tissue destruction.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience in Urology
No: Orchitis is inflammation and/or infection of the testicle(s). Prostatitis is inflammation/infection of the prostate.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Infection: No, many agents responsible for infectious colitis can affect numerous portions of the GI tract and are seldom confined to a specific area.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No, but close.: Signs of eustachian tube dysfunction are ear congestion, ear popping, difficulty hearing, and ear pain. This is caused by nasal tissue swelling, whic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience in Travel Medicine
Bloody nose / mucus: Recurrent epistaxis (bloody noses) should be investigated, especially in older patients, or those who smoke. Sometimes nasal cavity cancer can cause a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph a ... Read More
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