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1 blister in throat, could this cause dehydration?

1 blister in throat, could this cause dehydration?

Dehydration?: A throat blister cannot cause dehydration (d). For a more detailed list of causes of d, go to this link:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/basics/causes/con-20030056. ...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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Is blood blister in throat normal?

Is blood blister in throat normal?

Probably: I assume you mean a raised bump that looks red and is not tender or bleeding. If this is not growing or changing and blanches with pressure it may be a vascular angioma. On the other hand if changing, bleeding, ulcerated or with a white discharge it should be evaluated and considered for biopsy. ...Read more

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I scratched my tonsil & now there's a white spot (blister) & my throat and ear hurts. No fever. What should I do. I've been gargling salt water?

I scratched my tonsil & now there's a white spot (blister) & my throat and ear hurts. No fever. What should I do. I've been gargling salt water?

Sore throat: Most throat infections are viral harmless and resolve on their own Viral infections tend to ulcer as shown in this pic. Strep infections need to b treated to prevent heart and kidney damage. These infections generally cause pain when u swallow and are associated with headaches and upset stomach. Note fever is not a reliable symptom. If u have the strep symptoms u need to see a doc. ...Read more

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Son 2 yr old says mouth hurts and woke screaming. Has white maybe blisters back throat tonsils. 103 104 fever. Doc said mayb hfmouth, strepor whatelse?

Son 2 yr old says mouth hurts and woke screaming. Has white maybe blisters back throat tonsils. 103 104 fever. Doc said mayb hfmouth, strepor whatelse?

Viral vs bacterial: This could be many things. Strep throat causes fever headache and sore throat often with what is called exudate. Mono can have similar symptoms as well. Viral illnesses usually cause blisters that are whitish centrally with surrounding erythema, ie redness. Very important to make sure your child is able to drink well and swallow, if not your child should be seen asap. ...Read more

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I am experiencing sudden urge to urinate, genital sores, vaginal pain, vaginal blister, sore throat, pain when swallowing and enlarged or tender l...

I am experiencing sudden urge to urinate, genital sores, vaginal pain, vaginal blister, sore throat, pain when swallowing and enlarged or tender l...

Needs prompt eval: Genital sores, vaginal pain and blisters is highly concerning for herpes. If this is accompanied by systemic symptoms such as enlarged and tender lymph nodes this is highly concerning as it may indicate more severe infection. Please see a doctor urgently. ...Read more

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My son has blisters in his throat?

My son has blisters in his throat?

Tell me more: What else is going on? Do the blisters hurt? Does he have any other symptoms? How old is he? In order to diagnose the problem and what to do about them, more information is needed. These could be symptoms of several different types of infections or other conditions depending on what else is going on and what the context of the blisters is. ...Read more

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Yellow blister in my throat, help?

Yellow blister in my throat, help?

This may be infected: See your primary care doctor as this may be a strep infection or a canker sore. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: throat blisters?

What is the definition or description of: throat blisters?

Aphthous stomatitis: Cold blisters or aphtha, are raw areas that appear on the lining of the inside of your mouth, tongue, throat, and lips. They may commonly appear as a result of a cold, over exposure to sun, other physical or emotional stress. Commonly caused by resurgence of the chicken pox virus in our body, they are self limited and go away within several days. ...Read more

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I've got red blisters in my throat, what could the cause be?

I've got red blisters in my throat, what could the cause be?

It's a virus: Red blisters or "vesicles" in the back of the throat are usually a virus. A throat infection is called a "pharyngitis." Although a herpes virus can cause viral pharyngitis, so can a host of other viruses. The symptoms are usually self-limited, but should definitely be considered contagious during the time they are present. Strep infections often present with white discharge, not blisters. ...Read more

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Will my baby breastfeed less due to the blisters in his throat?

Will my baby breastfeed less due to the blisters in his throat?

Yes: If your baby has any blisters, you should take her to a pediatrician immediately. With very young children there is always a concern for disseminated herpes infection which can be dangerous.

Any type of mouth lesion in an infant can cause a decrease in feeding and possible dehydration. ...Read more

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Child has 1 blister on her throat and was exposed to strep. Could strep cause a blister and slightly red throat?

Child has 1 blister on her throat and was exposed to strep. Could strep cause a blister and slightly red throat?

Maybe: Blisters are usually on the skin, and what you are describing may be exudates, viral or bacterial. With the recent exposure to strep, a throat culture is advisable, and this can be done at either the pcp or the otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have difficulty in swallowing and I see 2 water blisters on my throat. This is the first time it ever happened to me. What could it be and how can I treat it?

I have difficulty in swallowing and I see 2 water blisters on my throat. This is the first time it ever happened to me. What could it be and how can I treat it?

Blisters: Blisters in the throat may be caused by a virus. The important thing is to keep the mouth clean and gargle with an antiseptic. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain. Modify your diet to a liquid and soft diet that is easier to swallow. If not resolving, see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Whenever my mother eats something, she gets blisters in her throat which are painful but after sometime they disappear. Her age is 47.?? Plzz help

Whenever my mother eats something, she gets blisters in her throat which are painful but after sometime they disappear. Her age is 47.?? Plzz help

Warrants evaluation: This is a dilemma which won't be solved using this format. Your mother's best chance for accurate diagnosis is through an in-person medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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I have been having a slightly sore thoat for about a week and it looks like there are a couple of small blisters in my throat and parts look very red.

I have been having a slightly sore thoat for about a week and it looks like there are a couple of small blisters in my throat and parts look very red.

Tonsillopharyngitis: Without seeing the blisters it would be difficult to determine the probable causes but the most common condition like the above descriptions is pharyngitis and tonsillitis with exudates, which are abscesses of the tonsillar crypts. Try gargle warm salt water a few times a day to clean your throat. If you have fever, difficulty or pain when swallowing, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

I have blisters on my throat & my left ear hurts, why?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a bad fever blister, a red throat swollen under my chin and my neck hurts?

Go to the Doctor: This question verbalizes succinctly the very definition of when someone should go to the doctor. Please sign off of health tap and get to your family physician today. ...Read more

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Hi, I would to know does Epstein barr virus causes blisters on the throat of the skin. Is the disease transmitted by blood.

Hi, I would to know does Epstein barr virus causes blisters on the throat of the skin. Is the disease transmitted by blood.

Mono: Infectious mononucleosis (IM) is the best known acute clinical manifestation of EBV. IM often begins with malaise, headache, and low-grade fever before development of the more specific signs of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis, cervical lymph node enlargement and tenderness, and moderate to high fever. ...Read more

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I've been on amoxiclav for a week to treat strep and have 4 more days of medicine but I've redeveloped a fever (101.2) and throat blisters. Insights?

I've been on amoxiclav for a week to treat strep and have 4 more days of medicine but I've redeveloped a fever (101.2) and throat blisters. Insights?

Throat: Your throat infections may not be strep. It may be a virus. You may also be having s reaction to the antibiotic. Check in with your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Yellow pus? Blisters back of throat lasting >1 year. Not pharyngitis, streptococcus, laryngitis and multiple throat cultures all came back clear.

Yellow pus? Blisters back of throat lasting >1 year. Not pharyngitis, streptococcus, laryngitis and multiple throat cultures all came back clear.

Sounds like: You have chronically infected TONSILS ("so called CRYPTIC" tonsils. These would produce negative cultures at this point! Surgical removal is the treatment of choice although some recommend LONG TERM ANTIBIOTICS. You need the opinion of a Board Certified ENT (Ear Nose Throat) SPECIALIST...
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Red patches, clear blisters back of throat. Ears congested. Dr says strep. Started amoxil (amoxicillin) 875 mg bid 4 days ago. When will blisters/redness subside?

Red patches, clear blisters back of throat. Ears congested. Dr says strep. Started amoxil (amoxicillin) 875 mg bid 4 days ago. When will blisters/redness subside?

Strep throat: The antibiotics should be starting to kick in. If your symptoms persist, you might consider checking in with your physician. ...Read more

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Sore throat hurts bad on one side when I swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?

Sore throat hurts bad on one side when I swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?

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. ...Read more