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Can you get a sore throat from a tick bite?

Can you get a sore throat from a tick bite?

Sore throat: Not likely a result of a tick bite. Make sure the tick bite site is clean and the head that burrows into the skin is completely removed. Clean the skin with soap and water and alcohol. Ticks can cause rashes due to the bite. Some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help here. If you have any fevers. Fatigue, and a rash on the back or trunk that has an advancing border see your doctor to get checked for lyme's dx. ...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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Can u get strep throat from a tick bite?

Can u get strep throat from a tick bite?

No: You get strep throat from exposure to the germ in saliva or contaminants on your fingers. Kiss someone, share a drink, touch a door handle they contaminated and you have your strep. The tic bite can transmit a variety of germs into your blood ot tissue, but it won't give you strep throat. ...Read more

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Is my second day that I believe I have a sore throat, it hurts a bit when I swallow or open my mouth, should I get it checked or wait for it to heal?

Is my second day that I believe I have a sore throat, it hurts a bit when I swallow or open my mouth, should I get it checked or wait for it to heal?

It depends: A sore throat that accompanies other cold symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, cough probably will go away on its own.
However an isolated sore throat may require attention. A strep throat, which will get better a little quicker with antibiotics, usually is quite severe and usually accompanied by a fever to 101 degrees and sometimes swollen tender glands in the neck. > see doctor ...Read more

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I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

It could be: Almost all insects bite leave a small cysts like pimple but often ticks leave the head in the lesion. You can be tested but only by reputable labs. ...Read more

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How can you get a sore throat without screaming?

How can you get a sore throat without screaming?

Many Ways: Mouth breathing during sleep, post nasal drip, a bacteria like strep, a viral infection of throat, exposure to irritant, I could go on an on. ...Read more

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Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

Tear drainage: Human tears actually drain into the nose, which is also why your nose runs after crying very hard (especially in children). This creates post-nasal drip which can lead to irritation in back of throat and coughing. ...Read more

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Can you get a sore throat from a uti?

Can you get a sore throat from a uti?

Nope: If you are experiencing a UTI you shouldn't have a sore throat. You may have an ongoing pharyngitis/tonsillitis. ...Read more

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What does it mean of you get a sore throat after a rash clears up?

What does it mean of you get a sore throat after a rash clears up?

Nothing specific: This could be completely unrelated. Sometimes you may have a sore throat with a rash, either with a viral illness or strep throat (scarlet fever), but there is likely no significant relation to having a sore throat after a rash. In either case, if your symptoms persist or worsen you should be seen by your doctor to get a better idea what's going on. ...Read more

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Can you get a sore throat from biting the inside of your cheek too often?

Can you get a sore throat from biting the inside of your cheek too often?

Biting cheek: Biting your cheek should not give you a sore throat. It is probably just coincidental. Biting your cheek, though, can cause scarring of the mucosa (skin) inside your cheek. This can lead to a fibroma, or a lump of scar tissue which may need to be surgically removed. ...Read more

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Can you get a sore throat only on the left side with esophagus cancer or would your entire throat hurt?

Can you get a sore throat only on the left side with esophagus cancer or would your entire throat hurt?

Sore throat is not a: It is not a common symptom of cancer of the esophagus because, by definition, throat is a part of the pharynx....Esophagus begins further down where the boundary of throat finishes. Sore throat can be more severe on one side but it typically involves both sides especially if it is due to viruses like the cold virus. Radiotherapy on one side of the neck can be the cause of a ones sided sore-throat. ...Read more

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What symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in. Can they hurt when you sleep at night. Can wisdom teeth make you get a sore throat at night sometimes. Bye??

What symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in. Can they hurt when you sleep at night. Can wisdom teeth make you get a sore throat at night sometimes. Bye??

Wisdom teeth: Vague pain, sore gums, swollen gums, earache, sore throat, pain in jaw, irritated cheek are some symptoms. What's important is that you see a dentist for a clinical exam and x-rays to determine the position of all your wisdom teeth and whether or not they are likely to come in naturally, straight, and without potential harm to your other teeth. Better to prepare than wait for emergency at 3 am. ...Read more

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Why does my husband get a sore throat often?

Need exam: It could be anything from allergies/post nasal trip, to recurrent infection, or if he uses chewing tobacco, etc it could even be something more worrisome. No way to know without an exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get a sore throat quickly cured?

Please give advice on how to get a sore throat quickly cured?

See doctor: You need to see doctor to find out the causes of your sore throat to get cured. Because there are few causes of sore throat. ...Read more

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Could someone get a sore throat from being in house that was on fire a week earlier?

Could someone get a sore throat from being in house that was on fire a week earlier?

Yes: A number of gases can be released when a home & it's contents are burned. That can impact your airway including your throat. Take care. ...Read more

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Do u get a sore throat when your molars are growing?

Do u get a sore throat when your molars are growing?

Possible: Third molar will cause pain due to overcrowding. The pain could be at the molars, tonsilar pilar, palate. It can cause spasm on oral-tongue-throat muscles. If infected can also cause pain. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a sore throat when I eat pineapple?

Is it normal to get a sore throat when I eat pineapple?

Pineapple allergy: About 2 percent of the adult american population suffers from a food allergy, according to the university of maryland medical center. Aside from pineapples being a common food allergy, other conditions, such as oral allergy syndrome and allergic contact dermatitis, can cause itching and soreness of the tongue. ...Read more

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How come when I get a sore throat, at night to hurts the most to swallow?

How come when I get a sore throat, at night to hurts the most to swallow?

Perhaps:: 1. Throat dries out more at night, makes swallowing more painful
2. Acid backwash from stomach contents occurs when you rest flat.
3. No distractions, may types of pain more annoying at night.
Try salt water gargles, a humidifier, antacid and be seen if not getting better. ...Read more

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Why when I drink lucozade I always get a sore throat for days afterwards?

Why when I drink lucozade I always get a sore throat for days afterwards?

Citric Acid: There is 5% citric acid in it and lactic acid. your throat must be sensitive to the acid. Plain orange juice does this to some people. Drink water afterward to reduce the concentration of acid or take a peptic like tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more

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Why after doing a couple of night shifts do I get a sore throat or feel like I'm getting a cold?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and acetaminophen can decrease pain. ...Read more

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When I get a sore throat I always get a ulcer in my mouth?

When I get a sore throat I always get a ulcer in my mouth?

Aphthous ulcer: This is normal. In some individuals the stress of an infection can bring about these oral mucosal ulcers. Keep your mouth clean, avoid aggressive brushing of teeth or foods that irritate the ulcer. Gargle gently with salt water after every meal. These ulcers are self limited and will resolve spontaneously if kept clean. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get a sore throat fast cure?

Please give advice on how to get a sore throat fast cure?

Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more

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Could I get a sore throat from too much heat?

Could I get a sore throat from too much heat?

Sore throat: Often in the morning one will awaken with a sore throat due to dry mouth, especially with forced air heat in the dry winter months. ...Read more

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Is it common to get a sore throat from sobbing?

Sobbing and sore thr: If you sobb for an appreciable time you may feel sore feeling in your throat from breathing heavy and thatt can cause dryness in throat and sore feeling, you can also feel raspyness in your voice. But it quickly gets better with proper hydration and normal breathing within few hours, unless you start sobbing again. ...Read more

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Could I get a sore throat from too much gasoline?

Could I get a sore throat from too much gasoline?

Sore throat: I'm not sure I understand? What did you do with the gasoline? If you drank it, then go to ER. If you inhaled it, stop because your throat will become extremely irritated and swell. ...Read more

Tick Bite (Definition)

Occurs upon experiencing a bite from a tick. A circular rash at the site of a tick bite may be a sign of ...Read more


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