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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Odynophagia

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Had dysphagia, odynophagia, high fever.Dr prscrbd cefixime 6 day course.Was ok fr 3-4 days, then my throat pain started again with severe dry cough.Abx?

Possibly: Whenever treatment fails or relapses, it would be good to see the doctor again for a new evaluation; the time course, response to therapy, or new symptoms often prompts a change in thought as to what the disease is. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can sacralization of t11-12 cause swallowing pain at the level of the sternum?

Help plz! Can sacralization of t11-12 cause swallowing pain at the level of the sternum?

Sacralization is -: -usually between the L1-S1 vertebrae. this would be a very long sacralisation covering +/- 6 levels. unheard of. ...Read more

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Burning , hard heavy swallowing, pain in chest between the breast. What could be the cause?

Burning , hard heavy swallowing, pain in chest between the breast. What could be the cause?

Esophagus issue: These symptoms sound like an esophageal disorder. This avenue between mouth and stomach can become inflamed, leading to chest pain or fullness as well as difficulty swallowing. I would recommend you purchase Omeprazole over the counter, a once a day acid blocker that will likely alleviate symptoms. If not substantial improvement in a few days then seek out a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes back of tongue pain that travels into ear canal, and painful swallowing?

What causes back of tongue pain that travels into ear canal, and painful swallowing?

A few possibilities: There are several types of infections that can cause these symptom.s How long have you had them? If you feel like you can't swallow or are having any trouble breathing, you should go to the emergency room. Otherwise, I would be seen in the next day or two to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more

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What could cause difficulty swallowing, pain on swallowing through to back, distended painful stomach, constant cough. No diarrhoea or constipation?

What could cause difficulty swallowing, pain on swallowing through to back, distended painful stomach, constant cough. No diarrhoea or constipation?

Esophageal: Your symptoms are probably due to an esophageal motility disorder; other causes are possible stricture(scarring) large hiatal hernia or an obstructive growth, and would best be evaluated by a gastroenterologist if they persist. ...Read more

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I have costochondritis and been getting pain right of my sternum when I swallow, especially when my head is turned to the left. Some pain also occurs breathing/moving. Can costo cause swallowing pain?

It can: Costochondritis is an inflammation of relatively stable joint between Sternum and Ribs. With every breath Ribcage moves and with head and chest movement there is expansion and retraction of Rib cage and causes pain, Local application of Heat, Topical Antiinflammtory may help. Ibuprofen like drug would help more than Paracetamol ...Read more

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What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

What stds can cause painful swallowing and mouth ulcers?

I would say herpes: and hiv can cause mouth ulcers and painful swallowing , gonorrhea can cause painful swallowing. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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What could cause painful swallowing and ear ache after wisdom tooth extraction? Is this normal?

What could cause painful swallowing and ear ache after wisdom tooth extraction? Is this normal?

A few things: I would be concerned of an infection of some type. See the doctor that did the work ASAP. ...Read more

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Sore throat while swallowing,pain in my ears,all of my body hurts(joint pain,headache,..)what to do and what causes this?

Sore throat while swallowing,pain in my ears,all of my body hurts(joint pain,headache,..)what to do and what causes this?

Infection: call your physician for a rapid stept and mono test. This can be either a bacterial or a viral infection and requires examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Help me please (pain with swallowing) and epiglottitis?

Help me please (pain with swallowing) and epiglottitis?

Inflammed throat: The epiglottis sits above the larynx and when inflammed/infected (epiglossitis), causes very painful swallowing, and when worse starts to block the upper airway that leads through larynx (voice box), into trachea, into bronchial tubes, into the lower branches of the respiratory tract. This is an emergency that must be treated immediately. Also c prior answers related to this disorder. ...Read more

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