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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard yawing: You must be yawning very hard. The obvious answer is to stop yawning. One of the most common causes for yawning is not getting enough sleep. Most pe ... Read More

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Candida unlikely: You cannot know that you have candida of the throat unless you go to a doctor and get tested for it. Self diagnosis is extremely unreliable, and candi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea? Herpes??: Probably a coincidence; I doubt your symptoms are from the oral sex event. Only two STDs can cause symptoms in 3 days, herpes and gonorrhea. Herpes wo ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria gina Tiomico
Specializes in Family Medicine
Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Stea ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: You could try cough drops or salt water gargles for symptom relief. Good approach is to discuss it with a physician in detail to find out what is caus ... Read More
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Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No: It is not supposed to look white. This could potentially be an bacterial infection or thrush from fungal infection. Please see your primary care asap. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dry throat: Hello, a dry throat could come from a lack of hydration from decreased water intake, sleeping with your mouth open, a side effect of medications, even ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It sounds inflammed.: Maybe you have a virus. Try this. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
What's your question: If you have a sore throat, we call it pharyngitis. If it's not sore, it'll probably go away. If it doesn't go away, go see your family doctor. Even if ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat bumps: Hello, the bumps you are noticing on the back of your throat are called lymph tissue. They are tonsil-like islands of tissue that are normal. They may ... Read More
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