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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no fever. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Did you bite it?: That's the most likely explanation i can think of... Did you have any recent dental work done etc? ...Read more

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My right side of my throat hurts. The pain is in my teeth and part of my chest, what's the problem?

My right side of my throat hurts. The pain is in my teeth and part of my chest, what's the problem?

Pain chest neck: This may be a serious problem with your heart or your chest. See your doctor as soon as possible or go to the er. If pain gets severe call 911 and report chest pain. ...Read more

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What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

What causes a minty/menthol feeling in the back of my throat?

Depends: This could be due to many things - such as medications, food, even use of body lotions/oils, or clothing. ...Read more

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What causes pain, like soreness across the top of my left breast?

Need diagnostitests: New breast pain, and/or breast pain on one some requires a full evaluation. This may start with a visit to your gyn or pcp and then, probably a mammogram and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Occasional throb in back of tongue and throat. Red bumps along back of tongue on both sides. No blood. Pain is not constant. Slight cough. Why?

See a doctor: The red bumps on your tongue are your taste buds.If you have a slight cough, this can cause your throat to be sore . If you don't have a cold, i recommend you see your physician to check out your throat. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the back of my head?

What causes tingling in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why does the upper left side of my tongue sore and swollen?

Why does the upper left side of my tongue sore and swollen?

Depends: Maybe you bit your tongue by accident? Maybe you drank really hot coco and burned that side of your tongue? Maybe you are about to get a canker sore? Early symptoms of HIV? I would go to the doctor if the symptoms persist or worsen. By the way, get screened for preventative health. ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad on left side of skull?

What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad  on left side of skull?

Cyst or lymph node: Usually this is a sebaceous cyst or an enlarged lymph node. A medical exam is needed to tell. The cyst can be removed. An enlarged lymph node usually gets better with time but sometimes needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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The left side of my tongue and throat are tingly, what could this mean?

The left side of my tongue and throat are tingly, what could this mean?

Several causes: It sounds like the nerve for your tongue has been damaged or anesthetized. If you have had recent dental treatment the injection may have damaged the nerve. It also can happen with removal of lower wisdom teeth. Other causes could be a minor stroke, neuritis, or heart problems--see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

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 causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

Tingling tongue: Certain spices contain chemical that temporarily affects nerve endings, causing some numbness. If you have had recent dental anesthetics, make sure to discuss this sensation with your dentist, as some treatment may be suggested for healing. Other causes may involve systemic issues such as blood chemistry, or thyroid condition, or allergies. Please have this checked by a medical doctor first. ...Read more

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My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

Yes: This could mean that the cervical neck bones are pinching off the spinal cord. There ae other reasons too such as carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathy, neuropathy. See a neurologist soon for some tests. ...Read more

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Possible causes of my head cramps?

Possible causes of my head cramps?

Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time i looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection. , prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more

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Back of tongue yellow, one swollen tonsil, and bumps on back of tongue. What could this be?

Back of tongue yellow, one swollen tonsil, and bumps on back of tongue. What could this be?

Tonsil: If you have a fever and pain it may be a viral illness with mild dehydration, but it could also be bacterial. You should get a culture if there is fever and pain ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks.Ive been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks.Ive been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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