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What to do if I have very sore throat i barely have a voice and i woke up everything was spinniand I have diabetes?

What to do if I have very sore throat i barely have a voice and i woke up everything was spinniand I have diabetes?

Sounds viral: A sore throat, laryngitis (voice problem) and spinning sounds like a viral infection. I do not think it is related to your diabetes, although diabetes does make one more vulnerable to infectious disease. If these symptoms do not resolve in at most 3 weeks, see your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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I have a vaginal itching and skin itching in my hand...Sometimes i feel thirsty and now I have a sore throat.. It is possible that I have diabetes?

I have a vaginal itching and skin itching in my hand...Sometimes i feel thirsty and now I have a sore throat.. It is possible that I have diabetes?

Vague symptomS: This complex of symptoms could be nearly anything, but if you have a family history of diabetes or are just worried, a simple blood test should answer this question. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Chronic sore throat what could be the cause?

Chronic sore throat what could be the cause?

A number of things: At your age the most common causes of chronic sore throat: 1) Nasal or sinus issues (drainage/infection) 2) Acid Reflux 3) Chronic tonsillitis The first two issues you can treat yourself with over the county (OTC) sinus remedies - if you have nasal/sinus issues. If you might have a touch of acid reflux, you can take OTC reflux meds (zantac) as a trial as well. For the third issue - see an ENT ...Read more

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What causes a painfully sore throat on one side.

What causes a painfully sore throat on one side.

Infection: Throat pain usually signals the invasion of these structures by a germ, usually viral but sometimes bacterial. This could be a simple passing virus that self heals, or something as bad as an abscess that may need surgical drainage. Depending on how you feel, a visit to have it evaluated my be prudent. ...Read more

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Can crying cause sore throat?

Can crying cause sore throat?

Yes it can: Crying can cause a sore throat. However, if the sore throat persists for a long time such as several days then i would look into other possibilities such as a strep throat. If that happens go to your family doctor for evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do oral sex cause sore throat?

Do oral sex cause sore throat?

Oral Sex: Yes, only if there is an infection involved or trauma to the back of the throat during the encounter. ...Read more

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Can biotin cause a sore throat?

Can biotin cause a sore throat?

Biotin sore throat: Usually not but I am sure thee are a few that will have a reaction to the biotin. But by and large , it is supposed to be a product that is to help you try to stay wet. And moist. Good luck. ...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


Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more