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Can I Get Reoccurent Throat Infections From Too Much Singing
Pharyngitis: The answer is "no." throat infections do not come from overuse of the vocal cords. Hoarseness may come from swelling and inflammation of the vocal cords with overuse, and this will make your voice sound just like it would if you had the viral upper respiratory infection called "laryngitis, " and your throat may ache as well deep down. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Can't answer..: ..Without knowing you. It could be you have enlarged tonsils that harbor infection. It could be you have poor sleep/exercise/dietary habits that lead to increased susceptibility. There are lots of reasons this could be, and they are best discussed with your doctor who knows you. ...Read more
Pharyngitis: A viral or bacterial sore throat are often indistinguishable. Redness, pain on swallowing, 'plaques' or white patched on the tonsils or back of the throat, fever, fatigue. To test thedifference we do throat cultures or screens because rheumatic fever may be the result of an undiagnosed throat bacterial infection and dosing the patient with peniciillin prevents these. ...Read more
Since 4 year I have throat infection i don't smoke or drink but always my throat gets dry when i get up in morning and sometime it pinch help plz?
Herbs, homoepathy: Many supplements can help treat a sore throat. Good choices include propolis, pellargonium sidoides, andrographis & gargling with colloidal silver. Homeopathy can help as well. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/pharyngitis-000129.Htm for advice on homeopathy & herbs & see http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/sore_throat.Htm for more on herbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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