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Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more


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Was put on lopressor, (metoprolol tartrate) I have a swollen thyroid, cardiologist didn't really go into detail, was sent with a ECG on, why? Language barrier. What next?

Was put on lopressor, (metoprolol tartrate) I have a swollen thyroid, cardiologist didn't really go into detail, was sent with a ECG on, why? Language barrier. What next?

Probably nothing: Some people with abnormal thyroid function have abnormal heart rhythms. If your thyroid level is too high, you might have a fast heart rate. Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) would be used to slow your heart rate. The ECG was likely done to make sure there wasn't another reason for the fast heart rate. ...Read more

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Have headache, stuffy nose, swollen glands, dizziness, chills, &sweating. Cold or flu? I take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) for Pots/tachycardia. What cold meds should I avoid?

Have headache, stuffy nose, swollen glands, dizziness, chills, &sweating. Cold or flu? I take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) for Pots/tachycardia. What cold meds should I avoid?

No Sudaphed: Afrin will help with nasal congestion, & when used correctly has little systemic effect. The drug alone can only be taken short time or stops working. I suggest U ask physician for prescription of Fluticosone Propionate which sprayed in nostrils & breathed in once daily can help U to take the meds longer. Reasonable to test for flu & take tamiflu if positive. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ASA for other symptoms ...Read more

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I have severe neck and back pain after smoking meth. I took 2mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 200mg of metoprolol and hr ago. No change felt?

I have severe neck and back pain after smoking meth. I took 2mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 200mg of metoprolol and hr ago. No change felt?

Please see the doc: Please go see a doctor right away. Sometimes this is a serious problem that needs medical attention right away!

An please stop using meth! ...Read more

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I have SVT I'm on metoprolol but I've been having really bad pains in my left arm, underarm, shoulder, chest, neck and jaw also headaches and nausea why?

I have SVT I'm on metoprolol but I've been having really bad pains in my left arm, underarm, shoulder, chest, neck and jaw also headaches and nausea why?

Metoprolol/myalgias: Https://www. Rxlist. Com/lopressor-side-effects-drug-center. Htm

How long? The abdominal complaints and headache are seen w/ metoprolol. The myalgias are not reported but still may be an adverse reaction or may have concomittant pericarditis, Lyme, TMJ which caused the SVT. Would go to ER because left sided chest pain is always worrisome for heart especially in patient with cardiac issues ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen throats?

How to get rid of swollen throats?

Swollen throat: Hello, this condition of throat swelling needs to be evaluated by your doctor to determine the cause. Is it infectious? Could it be an allergic process? Hypertrophic tonsils? Each condition would require a different treatment. ...Read more

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My throat is starting to hurt and my glands feel a bit swollen, am I starting to get sick?

My throat is starting to hurt and my glands feel a bit swollen, am I starting to get sick?

Sounds like it.: Could be viral upper respiratory tract infection which would generally include additional symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, cough, etc. Could also be early strep throat which should not have many additional symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been feeling ill but haven't thrown up I get headaches and my throat has been feeling swollen what could it be?

I have been feeling ill but haven't thrown up I get headaches and my throat has been feeling swollen what could it be?

Pharyngitis: It sounds as if you may be suffering from acute pharyngitis (infection of the back of the throat). The majority of the infections are caused by viruses but they can also be caused by bacteria, such as streptococcus. Not only do they cause pain in the throat, but they can cause other symptoms as well, such as fever, chills, headaches, generalized bodyaches (including back pain), cough, runny nose. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get headaches, my throat feels swollen like if u were having an allergic reaction?

Sometimes when I get headaches, my throat feels swollen like if u were having an allergic reaction?

See your doctor.: If you are feeling like your throat is swelling, you need to get medical care immediately, as that could be life-threatening! If this is a recurring issue, your doctor may recommend allergy testing to determine the cause. Please ask your doctor also about whether you should be carrying an Epinephrine injector with you. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling like when I eat I get swollen, and food stuck in my throat its very uncomfortable, ?

What to do if I am feeling like when I eat I get swollen, and food stuck in my throat its very uncomfortable, ?

Dysphagia: Greetings. The swallowing difficulty may be related to a stricture in your esophagus or a cricopharyngeal muscle spasm. These areas can be easily evaluated with a barium swallow examination. A GI specialist or a Surgeon usually can treat this with an esophageal dilation if indicated. See your doctor for the X-ray order. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of swollen throat glands?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of swollen throat glands?

Further evaluation: This requires further evaluation. Are we talking about tonsils in the throat, prominent salivary glands under the jaw or perhaps lymph node swelling in the neck? Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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My throat is swollen and I can't get food down wats wrong? Wat do I do. I can't get to a doctor

My throat is swollen and I can't get food down wats wrong? Wat do I do. I can't get to a doctor

Throat Swollen: If you can't get food down, you must see a health provider. Try taking Acetaminophen / Ibuprofen for pain, and gargling with warm salt water (1/4 tsp / 16 ounces), until you can see a health provider. Most of the time, this is due to a viral infection, and symptoms will start to improve in 5 - 7 days. If your voice changes or you notice any difficulty breathing, you must see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

How can I get rid of the swollen glands in my throat?

Pease clarifydepends: It depends on which glands/areas are swollen. Glands may only be swollen temporarily from infection. Tonsils can become swollen and can be removed, but other criteria have to be met for this. It is also agreed upon by doctors that tonsils provide benefits to the immune system. A visit to your doctor will likely determine what is swollen and what the best course is. ...Read more

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What happens if neck swollen and tonsils swollen all red in throat Do I have to get swollen?

What happens if neck swollen and tonsils swollen all red in throat Do I have to get swollen?

See MD: See MD now. Get to ER or MD or clinic ASAP. You do not fool around with neck/throat swelling. Get seen and diagnosed so you can be properly treated and get well. Take no chances -- get going now. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Got a root canal redone 5 mos ago but it was unfinished. Am starting to get sore throats and swollen tonsils, not sure if it's from that but im scared?

Got a root canal redone 5 mos ago but it was unfinished. Am starting to get sore throats and swollen tonsils, not sure if it's from that but im scared?

Probably Unrelated: The symptoms are probably unrelated, but in any event, you really need to complete the root canal and an appropriate restoration before the tooth decays and needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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I have had a severe throat pain the past 2 weeks and the pain won't go away. How do I get the pain to go away? I have tried all the home remedies and nothing is working. I have noticed that my throat seems swollen and it is hard to swallow anything.

I have had a severe throat pain the past 2 weeks and the pain won't go away. How do I get the pain to go away? I have tried all the home remedies and nothing is working. I have noticed that my throat seems swollen and it is hard to swallow anything.

Since: Since you are having throat pain for two weeks you need to see a doctor. Things you can try for pain include advil (ibuprofen), tylenol (acetaminophen), and topical throat sprays that you can buy at the market. Be sure you aren't allergic to any of these first. Since you are having swelling and difficulty swallowing though you need to be seen as you may need antibiotics. If you have increased pain, fever, vomiting, rash, or can't swallow fluid or secretions then you would need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Can swollen lymph nodes in your neck cause food to get stuck in your throat?

Can swollen lymph nodes in your neck cause food to get stuck in your throat?

Probably not: But it can feel like it w/ globus pharyngis. Slowly drink tepid water to show that a passage is clear. A likely reason is anxiety which psychotherapy may help. For DIY relief, gently warm your throat w/ a cloth - then w/ posture straight, stretch neck back till looking up. Do slow tilting/rolling of head and gently massage the tightened muscles on neck sides lengthwise till they relax. Best ...Read more

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Had strep throat Jan. 20- Feb 1 and now I feel like it is back. It has only been my right lymph node swollen. Do I need to get my tonsils out?

Had strep throat Jan. 20- Feb 1 and now I feel like it is back. It has only been my right lymph node swollen. Do I need to get my tonsils out?

Tonsillectomy guide: Generally you need to have 4 strep infections in 6 months or 6 strep infections in 1 yr in order for it to be indicated to have tonsillectomy regarding to strep. If you have peritonsilar abscess that can also be an indication for tonsilectomy ...Read more

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One Swollen lymph node on neck more than 7 months. Hard but moveable. Doesn't hurt unless I play with it a lot and get throat pain on inside a little?

One Swollen lymph node on neck more than 7 months. Hard but moveable. Doesn't hurt unless I play with it a lot and get throat pain on inside a little?

See an oncologist: Please have a doctor, preferably an oncologist examine your lymph node or lump if it is not a lymph node. Check with Florida Cancer Spec or Moffitt oncology. If you need a referral let me know since I work closely with hematologist oncologist in the Tampa area. You may need a tissue biopsy At worst case since that mass is more than 3 months in persistence. Some benign lesions also go on for months. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

How to get rid of sore throat and swollen gland?

Support immune syste: Try salt water gargles twice daily, increase fluids to the amount of ounces = to half your weight in pounds, make sure you are getting adequate sleep to restore your immune system (7.5-8 hours/night). You can also add vitamin c and zinc to your regimen to support immune system. Most often the cause is viral and unless symptoms persist, I would not recommend antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bumps on back of throat and swollen tonsils?

How to get rid of bumps on back of throat and swollen tonsils?

Get checked: This can be a series of issues from simple enlarged tonsils to tonsillitis. I would see and ENT and get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ears feel like I'm at a high altitude like the clogged feeling u get when flying! Throat feels swollen, thick feeling when swallowing!?

Ears feel like I'm at a high altitude like the clogged feeling u get when flying! Throat feels swollen, thick feeling when swallowing!?

Blocked tube: The eustachian tubes allow air to travel from the throat to the inside of the ear drum to keep the pressure same on both sides of the ear drum. When you have swelling or secretions in your throat, the opening can get plugged and the pressure can't equalize. Sometimes treating the sore throat or nasal congestion will open it, try yawning, swallowing or blowing your nose with your nostrils pinched. ...Read more

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I have had a recurring sore throat for the past 6-8 months. My lymph nodes do not get tender or swollen but I feel less energetic. Is it pharingytis?

I have had a recurring sore throat for the past 6-8 months. My lymph nodes do not get tender or swollen but I feel less energetic. Is it pharingytis?

GERD: It is not usual to have a persistent sore throat for 6-8months that is of infectious etiology. A common cause of recurrent sore throats in adults is reflux of acid from the stomach, now called LPR (laryngo-pharyngo- reflux. This common problem is characterized by recurrent sore throats, cough, and voice changes. See an ENT or GI doctor. ...Read more

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Lump in my throat feels like a small soft marble, I swallow and still there, feels like my throat is swollen, what's wrong and how do I get rid of it?

Lump in my throat feels like a small soft marble, I swallow and still there, feels like my throat is swollen, what's wrong and how do I get rid of it?

Globus?: The first issue is to determine whether you have an actual mass, or just the sensation of a mass, or globus. Masses in the throat should always be taken seriously and generally are removed and tested for cancers. Globus can occur on its own, but more often is caused by an underlying condition, with reflux being most common. You need an exam, and go from there based on findings. ...Read more

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I have a sore / swollen throat, a tight / heavy chest and a cough. I am use to these symptoms when I get sick. Do you have suggestions on what to do?

I have a sore / swollen throat, a tight / heavy chest and a cough. I am use to these symptoms when I get sick. Do you have suggestions on what to do?

What to do.: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get swollen glands when sick with strep throat?

Is it possible to get swollen glands when sick with strep throat?

They usually are: Swollen glands in the neck, under the jaw, invariably accompany a strep throat infection. They may also stay enlarged for weeks after recovery. ...Read more

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Can you get swollen lymph nodes in throat and groin from being run down? If not what could it be?

Can you get swollen lymph nodes in throat and groin from being run down? If not what could it be?

Be concerned: Multiple enlarged lymph nodes in diverse locations is worrisome for lymphoma or hiv. Nodes don't get bigger from being run down. The disorder making you feel tired is probably what is making the nodes big. See doctor. ...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