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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 canker sores down your throat?

Can u get canker sores down your throat?

Canker sores: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are most common on the lips, tongue and cheeks, but they can also occur in the throat on the soft palate. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get canker sores at the back of your throat?

Is it possible for you to get canker sores at the back of your throat?

Rare: I would get an evaluation by an oral surgeon to diagnose what you have as canker sores rarely occur in the throat. ...Read more

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Can u get canker sores inside your throat? If so how do u get relief from em

Can u get canker sores inside your throat?  If so how do u get relief from em

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. You can get them on buccal mucosa and inside your throat. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit your dentist today for laser immediate pain relieve. ...Read more

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I get recurring sore throats, frequent and lingering minor colds and large but not painful canker sores (no fevers). What can I do? Thanks!

I get recurring sore throats, frequent and lingering minor colds and large but not painful canker sores (no fevers).  What can I do? Thanks!

Rest and Sleep well: Studies have shown that the 2 most common reasons for adults to get recurrent upper respiratory tract illnesses are: 1- improper sleep. 2- touching our face a lot! stress can also be a definite culprit. There are other pathologies that could be the reason for your recurrent illnesses so a trip to your primary care provider is also warranted at this stage. ...Read more

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Feel like I have canker sores down the back of my throat. What can I do to get rid of them?

Feel like I have canker sores down the back of my throat. What can I  do to get rid of them?

Canker sore relief: Consult with your dentist now so he can see the lesions. He may prescribe a mouth wash to sooth the tissue while you wait for the healing. It usually runs its course in 7-10 days. He will make a diagnosis from further information you give him on the history of these lesions. ...Read more

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I get canker sores about 3-5 times a month and its always in the back of my throat near my uvula. I was wondering why i get them? All my life

I get canker sores about 3-5 times a month and its always in the back of my throat near my uvula. I was wondering why i get them? All my life

Canker sores: Canker sores are the most common recurrent oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting and no treatment is required. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why am i getting canker sores all the time? I get them in the insides of my lip, on my gum, in the throat area/back of tongue, and on my tongue.

Why am i getting canker sores all the time? I get them in the insides of my lip, on my gum, in the throat area/back of tongue, and on my tongue.

No solid answer: Since you are "prone" towards canker sores the best thing you can try to do is ease their pain. You can take Acyclovir regularly to help but it does require a prescription. Lysine might help and you can get that at a health food store. Try to reduce your stress, and if you are a smoker...Quit. See if there are any other habits you have. But i bet the best thing you can do is reduce stress. ...Read more

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I have 4 canker sores running a fever and a stuffy nose and sore throat but could not get into the doctor any advice ?

I have 4 canker sores running a fever and a stuffy nose and sore throat but could not get into the doctor any advice ?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat throat canker sores?

What can you do to treat throat canker sores?

Throat?: Canker sores can occur on your soft palate, but I have never seen them occur in someone's throat. It may not be canker sores and is best seen by a physician for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of canker sores in the throat?

What are the symptoms of canker sores in the throat?

Pain , soreness: On the sore site (gum & lips, floor of mouth, tongue. ...Read more

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I was wondering are canker sores in the throat normal?

Canker sores: Canker sores normally occur on the tongue and the inside of the lips and cheek. Although not as common, they can also occur in the throat, an area that is extremely difficult to treat. Check with your dentist to make sure it is a canker sore, and for suggestions on how to treat the discomfort. ...Read more

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Does having canker sores cause sore throats and fevers?

Does having canker sores cause sore throats and fevers?

Canker sores: Canker sores do not cause sore throat or fever. If you have a sore throat and fever along with an outbreak of sores in your mouth or on your lips, they are probably cold sores, which is caused by the herpes labialis virus. ...Read more

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What are the causes of canker sores in the throat?

What are the causes of canker sores in the throat?

Unknown: One of the mysteries of medicine. No known causes. ...Read more

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I went into surgery the other day and came out with canker sores on my throat! help?

I went into surgery the other day and came out with canker sores on my throat! help?

Owee!: That sounds like a most unpleasant pain. Any dentist can prescribe magic mouthwash which you can gargle. Calling your surgeon or dentist is a first good step toward a less painful road. Here's to hoping the pain goes away soon. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause canker sores?

No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what triggers this localized attack. Strep throat also taxes your immune system, it should be treated promply and correctly to avoid serious complications like rheumatic heart disease. ...Read more

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Is there a link between canker sores and strep throat?

Is there a link between canker sores and strep throat?

Not related: Strep throat is a bacterial infection and canker sores are not infections. The exact cause of canker sores is not known but they happen when you are stressed, by trauma, vitamin deficiency or sensitivity to some chemicals. ...Read more

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