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Itchy ears nose and throat?

Itchy ears nose and throat?

?allergies: May have allergies. Try over the counter, non-sedating meds (claritin/loratadine) as one example and if it persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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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Left side nose, throat and and ear pain, allergies?

Left side nose, throat and and ear pain, allergies?

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 could be the cause. One sided pain is more often infection. ...Read more

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Are the nose ears and throat connectedin some way?

Are the nose ears and throat connectedin some way?

Eustacian tube: The back of nose, throat and tube draining the ears (eustacian tube) are in close proximity. ...Read more

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Ear nose and throat problems, what to do?

Ear nose and throat problems, what to do?

ENT problems: Problems of the ear, nose and throat can usually be managed by your primary care physician. If the problems are chronic or complicated, he/she may refer you to an otolaryngologist, or ENT doctor, who specializes in this area. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, no tonsils, stuffy nose ear pain, head pressure and irritability?

I have a sore throat, no tonsils, stuffy nose ear pain, head pressure and irritability?

Allergies: You possibly have an allergic rhinitis. But the earache always need to be checked by doctor as there are possibilities of serious complications of untreated ear infection. ...Read more

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Sore throat and stuffy nose should be a strep throat, right?

Sore throat and stuffy nose should be a strep throat, right?

See below: Strep throat is not normally associated with nasal congestion or other URI symptoms. So, unlikely to be strep throat. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause sore throat and hoarse voice and sneezing.? I'm curious

Can ear infection cause sore throat and hoarse voice and sneezing.? I'm curious

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 secondary event triggered when an upper respiratory infection causes the type of problems you list. The URI is the starting point, although the timing can be confusing. ...Read more

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Sore thoat with little stuffy nose very lilttle drainage. Right ear feels clogged with little ringing in ear?

Sore thoat with little stuffy nose very lilttle drainage. Right ear feels clogged with little ringing in ear?

Cold virus: The cold virus can cause these symptoms. I would take some ibuprofen and sudafed (as long as you don't have high blood pressure) for 1-2 days. If the clogged, ringing sensation continues despite that, then see your doctor or urgent care. If you develop a fever over 101 then you may want to be seen sooner. ...Read more

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Sore throat, congestion, headache at the temples of my head and clogged ears, runny nose. Do i have a cold?

Sore throat, congestion, headache at the temples of my head and clogged ears, runny nose. Do i have a cold?

Sinusitis: All your symptoms point to an Upper respiratory infection involving your sinuses. Sunuses are in the forehead and cheekbones but pain can radiate to the temples. Check with your primary care doctor for a thorough examination. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing sore throat while swallowing, headache, yellow spots in mouth, fever, runny nose, ear pain;feels like there's water inside of the ear?

I'm experiencing sore throat while swallowing, headache, yellow spots in mouth, fever, runny nose, ear pain;feels like there's water inside of the ear?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have access to your doctor and your symptoms worsen, go the emergency department of the nearby hospital. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Extreme throat pain. Ears conjested. Tongue hurts. Teeth hurt. Sinus pressure. Runny nose. Drainage from eyes. Bad cold? Or need antibiotic?

Extreme throat pain.  Ears conjested. Tongue hurts. Teeth hurt.  Sinus pressure. Runny nose. Drainage from eyes. Bad cold? Or need antibiotic?

Acute sinusitis: Can be caused by vital or bacterial infection. Is a common condition, but if you have signs or symptoms that may indicate a serious infection: severe headache confusion, double vision, stiff neck shortness of breath call your pcp. In any case is always good to see your doctor preventing future complications and decide for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hacking cough with yellow phlegm for 5 days, progressive worse with pressure in face and fullness in ears. Throat sore runny nose. Just a cold?

Hacking cough with yellow phlegm for 5 days, progressive worse with pressure in face and fullness in ears. Throat sore runny nose. Just a cold?

Mgt: If you have had a fever > 101 for more than three days, or if this persists for another 10 days, a course of antibiotics may be given to treat sinusitis. Most bronchitis infections are viral but if the cough persists or is associated with significant shortness of breath, fever, cough, please see your PCP. A follow up virtual appointment is available. ...Read more

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I'm getting a thick white mucous from my nose with blocked nose, facial pressure and pain, bodyaches, sore throat,is this sinusitis or a cold?

I'm getting a thick white mucous from my nose with blocked nose, facial pressure and pain, bodyaches, sore throat,is this sinusitis or a cold?

Sinusitis...: You are describing the classic symptoms of sinusitis. .. Especially if the facial pressure and pain is on just one side. This is frequently bacterial and often needs antibiotics to clear. You might try to get your nasal passages clear with a neti pot (copious saline irrigation) or a nasal decongestant like " Afrin". Don't give it too long. If symptoms don't clear soon then see your do ...Read more

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What can cause runny nose, sore throat, ringing in my ears and a change in my voice?

What can cause runny nose, sore throat, ringing in my ears and a change in my voice?

Can't be sure: Since most of the viral infections are self-limited, it is not worth identifying the virus since there are just too many which can induce your symptoms. See a doctor if this has gone on for more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Sore throat. Runny nose stuffy at night. Ear feels like their is liquid in it and everytime i swalllow it hurts my ear.

Sore throat. Runny nose stuffy at night. Ear feels like their is liquid in it and everytime i swalllow it hurts my ear.

These symptoms: Without a fever may or may not prove infection. Pressure in sinuses and ears can cause pain. There is congestion as proven by the ear and the pain on swallowing may just be irritation of the throat and the nerve. You will need decongestant/antihistamine and perhaps a nasal spray but your doctor should decide whether you need antibiotics or not. Go get examined and find out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red, sore throat with white spots after ear and nose draining (got water in my ear). Runny nose off and on. Had some tonsil stones. Should I see doc?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Red, sore throat with white spots after ear and nose draining (got water in my ear). Runny nose off and on. Had some tonsil stones. Should I see doc?

Yes: Get checked out given the number of disease conditions you have. Undigested food particles point to an malabsorption problem which requires further investigation as well. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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