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is drooling a symptom of retropharyngeal abscess

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat abscess: A true retropharyngeal abscess is a serious problem, and should be evaluated immediately. Usual symptoms include a severe sore throat, usually on one ... Read More
Dr. Robert Gilardetti
28 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: A retropharyngeal abscess is a serious infection that results in fever, pain, difficulty swallowing and breathing. A retro pharyngeal mass could howev ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: You would likely have significant symptoms. Fever, malaise, sore and difficult swallowing. If a doc told you this was the diagnosis, you should be hos ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Retropharyngabscess : Fascial layers in head and neck allow muscles and soft tissue glide over each other with ease. Since these layers lay on top of each other, potential ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat infection: This is an infection behind the pharynx. In simples terms an infection at the back of the throat.
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Throat abscess: Abscess in the posterior area of the throat.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
An ENT Doctor: This abcess in the throat should be treated bythe specialist.
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
ENT: An ear nose and throat surgeon frequently in collaboration with an infectious disease specialist would treat a retro pharyngeal abscess which can be ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Throat abscess: A retropharyngeal abscess is an infection with a large pocket of pus in the back of your throat. It is usually painful and, if large enough, may obstr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can recheck: The antibiotic-resistant bacteria called MRSA is usually checked for when a person has a boil. The doctor can swab the pus and send it to the lab. Cer ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Unlikely. This is usually an infected cyst or a gland. The rule, however, is that if you think there is a possibility you were infected you should ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually PAIN: Itchy anus often due to hemorrhoids, can be due to worms, skin irritation, fungal skin infection, psoriasis, lichen planus (skin condition), etc. Anal ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Can be endodontic: Or periodontics or both -- different etiology. In any event neither is good - so be seen by your dentist for an exam x-ray and appropriate treatment. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Due to the proximity of the ear to the mouth, and the distribution of nerves in the area, dental problems can often cause pain to radiate to the ears. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacteremia: Staphylococci have the potential to enter the bloodstream and produce transient bacteremia from any focus of infection, including tonsillitis/abscess. ... Read More

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