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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My friend just developed a sore throat today, went to dr and has strep. I took a sip of her coffee yesterday. Chances I'll get sick?

My friend just developed a sore throat today, went to dr and has strep. I took a sip of her coffee yesterday. Chances I'll get sick?

Strep Throat: 29 year old lady with a concern about strep throat after sharing coffee with a girlfriend with strep throat. There is a good chance that you will develop strep throat and if you do it will develop relatively quickly. Please wait and if you start to develop symptoms of a sore throat then visit a physician immediately for the strep test to confirm the diagnosis prior to antibiotic therapy Good luck ...Read more

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I sipped a coffee of a friend who was diagnosed with strep next day. 72 hrs later I've chills/malaise. Preemptive to test strep? No sore throat yet.

I sipped a coffee of a friend who was diagnosed with strep next day. 72 hrs later I've chills/malaise. Preemptive to test strep? No sore throat yet.

See MD for an exam: 29 year old lady with chills/malaise. Please visit your physician for a full exam. A physician can examine you in person and not only take into account your symptoms, but also examine you physically. MD needs to know your vital signs, medical history. I would test for strep if you were in the office, however, malaise/chills with no fever are not enough to give you antibiotics with no rapid strep. ...Read more

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Why does drinking coffee make my eyes itchy and throat sore? I take PPIs and antihistamines daily

Why does drinking coffee make my eyes itchy and throat sore? I take PPIs and antihistamines daily

Avoid coffee: Obviously you are reacting to something in the coffee. You can change brands and see if that helps. If the symptoms persist, then try tea or some other beveridge. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

May be reflux: Of acidic stomach contents. Fatty foods, coffee, chocolate, a bunch of meds, large meals, lying down or bending over after eating, pepiermint, chamomile can all increase reflux into esophagus. Can go all the way up to the throat in some people. ...Read more

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I started with sore throat .. Now I constantly clearing throat and mucus and coughing .. Stuffy nose . When I drink tea or coffee seems to make worse ?

I started with sore throat .. Now I constantly clearing throat and mucus and coughing .. Stuffy nose . When I drink tea or coffee seems to make worse ?

Throat discomfort: Top diagnoses to think about this time of year would be strep throat, allergic sinusitis & post-nasal drip, all of which can be tied into each other. To help with symptoms, you can obtain an antihistamine like Allegra & pair it with a nasal steroid like Flonase, both are OTC. Gargle with Listerine. Plenty fluids. If you are having fevers and the mucus is yellow-green, see your doc for antibiotics. ...Read more

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My throat is not sore but has a whitish color on the roof of my mouth?

My throat is not sore but has a whitish color on the roof of my mouth?

White color: Generally speaking a whitish color on the mucosal surfaces of the mouth can represent fungal colonization. Additionally, depending on risk factors like smoking/alcohol consumption, a focal area of white plaque may represent a cancerous lesion (often associated with ulceration). Any suspicious lesion or discoloration in your mouth warrants an exam and some follow-up. Hope this helps! ...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