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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seasonal allergies: In extreme conditions one can develop globus hystericus as well as sore throat and ear ache from the mucus produced from the allergies
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Upper airways: inflammation, can cause such symptoms, which can spread to the middle ear through the Eustachian tube, you want to see an ENT specialist for evaluati ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Keflex: Keflex won't help allergies, but an antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) would be helpful.If I have to guess, your doctor put you on Kefle ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Pain is not a common feature of allergies. If however, the pain is due from congestion (that is, a 'pressure' like pain), than allergies certainly co ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Colds: Hi you are describing the classic signs of a cold or "upper respiratory infection" if this is persisting or worsening you may need antibiotics or a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: These are not typical symptoms of a food allergy, but may go along with other symptoms. Any true food allergy can cause a range of symptoms..An itchy ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Upper resp infection: Ymay have upper respiratory infection, with pharyngitis and otitis media needs to be checked.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
I wonder: are you using antihistamines for allergy symptoms? A side effect can be mouth dryness, which could worsen tonsil stones. These are mineralized depos ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Usually, no: Combination of ear pain and sore throat may be something different than tmj. On occasion some 'ear pain' can be associated with tmj. Get evaluated by ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Virus or bacterial : Probably a common cold, or could be the flu, or a bacterial infection. Rest, increase your fluids, and use over the counter cough and cold remedies as ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: If its new could be the onset of a cold but if its on one side could have a dental cause such as a cavity or a jaw issue.If so check it out with your ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The ear infection is in a separate compartment and does not trigger such added problems.However, ear infections seldom occur alone. They are often a s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Strep throat is not normally associated with nasal congestion or other URI symptoms. So, unlikely to be strep throat.
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A female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Under tongue=see doc: In the setting of upper respiratory tract infection symptoms, pain/swelling in the floor of the mouth under the tongue can be a sign of an abscess tha ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
URI: The blood in throat is unusual, but everything else sounds like a bad case of pharyngitis, URI, mono, flu, etc. Perhaps tonsils are so enflamed and s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
URI: Upper respiratory infection (URI) seems likely. Please check your temperature as fever may indicate a more serious problem. Either way, please see ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
See PCP: Your symptoms are suggestive of acute pharyngitis that is caused by virus or bacteria. Strep infection needs to be ruled out even in the absence of fe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not specific: These are common symptoms with common viral infections and thus not specific for HIV. If you are concerned however, it is prudent to get tested .
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Might be very painfu: Not so much the sore throat, but the ear pain can be severly exacerbated by flying making it extremely uncomfortable.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You've probably got: a virus. Gargle w/cool salt water for sore throat, lozenges,delsym OTC for cough, advil (ibuprofen) for pain inchest and ears,maybe an inhaler if you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
You should be: examined by your doctor. This could just be a viral infection, but it could be an ear infection, throat infection, or sinus infection. For tonight, if ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Infection: The symptoms you are describing sound like a viral infection. A strep infection is always a possibility. Treat your symptoms and see your doctor for c ... Read More

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