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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unclear/need more in: The terminology you are using is not conventional. Do you have a lump or growth visible? If it is is a mass which is growing then a biopsy is indicate ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
26 years experience Urgent Care
Needs a re-check: One-sided sore throat, with a visible lesion, not resolved with antibiotic, brings to mind a couple if possibilities. One is a possible abscess. An ab ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
URI: upper respiratory tract infection/ congestion and inflammation, affects your throat, sinuses (headaches) and your nasal cavity which occupies a good p ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: But it could be caused by other things besides a cavity. Gum disease, a necrotic tooth, viral infection. See a dentist to rule out tooth and gum rel ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Viral: You probably have a viral illness, but you should see your doctor to get a throat culture to rule out strep throat.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably tonsils: Sometimes tonsils can form crypts or crevasses which look like pockets. As long as there are no symptoms there is little to worry about. They are mo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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See a doctor: There is a pouch behind your tongue and above the epiglottis where food/tablets/objects can get stuck. If symptoms of gagging, burning and swelling oc ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Group F Strep: This organism is not likely to be causing throat infection. It is often present as part of the normal bacterial flora of the oral cavity. Would need ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Is it red?: Redness, swelling & pain are the hallmarks of viral or bacterial pharyngitis (inflammation of throat/pharynx) or tonsillitis. Fever might also be ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Jaw Discomfort: Place your fingers in front of the ear canals. Open and close the jaw. Any noise or cracking? Open your jaw in front of a mirror. does it open straigh ... Read More
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