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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Does colds affects your throat?

Does colds affects your throat?

Yes: You typically get a sore throat as the first symptom of a cold. ...Read more

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How can reflux affect my throat?

How can reflux affect my throat?

Multiple ways : Stomach juice in the throat can lead to irritation and inflammation. This in turn can cause a variety of symptoms from excessive mucous (the feeling of post nasal drip) to hoarseness, throat clearing, feeling of a lump in the throat, swallowing difficulty, pain and even in rare cases - cancer. It is important to be treated. Throat reflux is harder to treat than heartburn requiring changes in diet. ...Read more

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How does acidic or spicy food affect your throat? Can you permanently damage your throat?

How does acidic or spicy food affect your throat? Can you permanently damage your throat?

Throat damage: Healthy acidic or spicy foods do not damage your throat or usually affect your throat adversely. Sometimes a person has a sensitivity or allergy to a certaiq food or spice and that can cause a problem in that specific individual. ...Read more

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Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most thyroid dysfunction results in general symptoms rather than local symptoms (throat issues). ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea or chlymydia affect the throat and if so, what does it look like?

Can gonorrhea or chlymydia affect the throat and if so, what does it look like?

STD of throat: Yes, both of these can infect the throat. You can have a coating or discharge looking infection in the back of the throat. Get a culture to know for sure ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and its hot in my room so i want to turn the AC on. Will that affect my throat?

I  have a sore throat and its hot in my room so i want to turn the AC on. Will that affect my throat?

Not too cold: it will be fine to keep room 76-78. A small breeze helps to cool you more efficiently. Just don't put the near your face not at a high speed. It tends to dry your throat and increase discomfort. Do hydrate and rest to allow for a speedier recovery. Have a great day!!! ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you give a man oral sex do the possible STDs only affect the throat and mouth area?

Not Just Local : Several stds are infections that can get in the blood and become a total body infection. Hiv, syphilis and hepatitis can arise other than just orally after oral sex. Hpv is a little more complex, as a partner can have the virus without obvious symptoms. It is possible for the receiver of oral sex to get warts if the partner has oral hpv. ...Read more

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I have the urge to vomit after I eat. How will the stomach acid affect my throat? Is this why I keep having to clear my throat?

I have the urge to vomit after I eat. How will the stomach acid affect my throat? Is this why I keep having to clear my throat?

See your doctor: Acid can damage your esophagus and lead to precancerous changes. Nausea and vomiting after meals should be evaluated further. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause an inner ear problem/infection which can affect the throat and nose and you feel permanently unwell with cracks and pops in the ear?

Ear fluid: Of course smoking does not help, but i think your problem is due to nasal problems. I see you had a septoplasty. You may have ongoing nasal congestion that can lead to ear problems and fluid retention in the middle ear that can cause the cracks and pops. See an allergist to determine if allergies are the cause of your problems. ...Read more

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Can strep throat affect any part of the body or just the throat?

Can strep throat affect any part of the body or just the throat?

Confusing question: Strep throat is simply the effect this germ has on the tonsils/adenoids/mouth and throat. The same germ can cause a weepy dermatitis, peri-anal infection,and more. All these can lead to significant problems if left untreated. ...Read more

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Can strep throat affect an ACL graft?

Can strep throat affect an ACL graft?

Possibly: Unlikely but its remotely possible that an infection in one part of the body can infect another part such as your knee with an acl graft. ...Read more

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How does smoking weed affect a sore throat?

How does smoking weed affect a sore throat?

Would anticipate: that it would act as an irritant in the upper airway and could increase soreness. ...Read more

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Can chronic rhinitus of any type affect your ears and throat?

Can chronic rhinitus of any type affect your ears and throat?

Family practice. : Your ears nose and throat are often infected together along with the sinuses. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is frequent severe throat infection affects heart?

Can you tell me is frequent severe throat infection affects heart?

It can...: Any infection can spread through the blood stream and affect any other area of the body. ...Read more