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what happens when you swallow on the left side of your throat hurts

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: Could be your thyroid with enlargement of a nodule, acid reflux, a muscle strain or viral if its been going on for a short time. You can try warm salt ... Read More
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Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
More info: It would be helpful to know how long you have had the symptoms, if you are sick otherwise or have a fever, if you actually can swallow and if it effec ... Read More
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Dr. Chan Hwang
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Consider seeing ENT.: A head and neck surgeon (ENT) would be able to examine you and provide a diagnosis and treatment plan if necessary.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible sinus : infection or allergies with post nasal drip. I suggest use of electrolyte rich fluids and zinc lozenges ( Cold-Eze) plous Tylenol for pain.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptomatic Rx: Most sore throats are viral pharyngitis. Check to see that you don't have an exudate on your pharynx or tonsils or enlarged lymph nodes near the angl ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Possible answers: Could be viral or bacterial, tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, and even strep throat. Under these circumstances, have your doctor do throat culture to be saf ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peculiar: See an ENT to check this out.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: But without an exam and testing for grp a strep there is no way in which to tell over the internet. See a doctor if it keeps up. Good luck.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Examination needed: To determine if an infection is present , an examination by a health care provider is needed.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Birnbaum
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: If there is persistent pain in your throat and pain with swallowing, see your doctor. If she can't take care of it, you may need to see an ENT doctor ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Be seen: Most likely a result of the punch...Homeopathic arnica can be very helpful. I f the pain is getting worse or you are having increasing problems swallo ... Read More
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