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why when i swallow that my left side throat is hurting

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I cannot tell you the cause of your pain. If you look back in your throat, or have someone else do this for you, and there is significant swelling on ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 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 female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : 2 week hx of sore throat / possible tonsillitis needs to be seen and appropriately treated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: One side or both doesn't matter as far as diagnosis. The vast majority are from viruses. If concern for strep head to your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Painful swallowing typically reflect an irritation in the esophagus (swallowing tube). This can be related to medications, especially common in women.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
hard to say: Hard to say from the limited info.... Could be viral or something more serious....With these symptoms you should go see your dr as soon as you can.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Ear hurts, too? : You have pharyngitis or tonsillitis. Without fever it's most likely a viral infection. If your symptoms aren't gone after another 2-3 days, or you g ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eagles Syndrome: Could be Eagles Syndrome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_syndrome See an ENT surgeon tor diagnosis/treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Jean Wagner
22 years experience Pediatrics
Sinus infection?: cold symptoms for more than about 10-14 days may indicate a sinus infection or ear infection. The pain on one side could also be from an infected lymp ... Read More
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