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What can cause a sore throat only on the right side?

What can cause a sore throat only on the right side?

Not uncommon: Unilateral tonsillitis or mononucleosis or, any other inflammation may focus more on one side either with or without progression to the other side. ...Read more

Ceiling Fan (Definition)

In one large study, ceiling fan use was associated with a significantly lower risk of SIDS. The same was true for sleeping with an open window. Improved air flow may ...Read more


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Can smoking only once cause you to have a sore throat?

Can smoking only once cause you to have a sore throat?

Possible: If your throat is sensitive to heat, cigerett smoking burns your throat and it feels like a sore throat. ...Read more

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Could a toothache also cause you to have a sore throat at the same time?

Could a toothache also cause you to have a sore throat at the same time?

Yes: But before any conclusions are made, it is prudent to understand that the causes of sore throat are many, and an advanced infection in only one of them, and probably low on the list of probability. You should have the toothache investigated, and probably consider the sore throat to be an independent problem. ...Read more

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Might a sore throat cause a fever?

Might a sore throat cause a fever?

It may: Certainly can. Whether a sore throat is related to strep or a viral infection - fever is possible. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Salt water gargles help. ...Read more

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Causes for acid reflux sore throat?

Causes for acid reflux sore throat?

Acid reflux: Many causes, including large meals, eating prior to going to bed, coffee, chocolate, alcohol, spicy foods. Talk to your doctor about your specific symptoms to be sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why would a sore throat cause a fever?

Why would a sore throat cause a fever?

Infection: Infection, either viral or bacterial, can cause sore throat and fever.You need to see the doctor, in case you have strep throat. ...Read more

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What beer does not cause a sore throat?

If beer is causing: You have a sore throat - that is a sign that you shouldn't be drinking it. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore throat (no cold symptoms)?

What can cause a sore throat (no cold symptoms)?

Sore throat: Infection, toxic chemical or inhalation exposure, smoking, alcohol, allergy, tumor, dehydration ...Read more

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Hey, what causes sore throat and mucus in throat?

Hey, what causes sore throat and mucus in throat?

Usually PostNasalDrp: Usually post nasal drip. Your sinuses (allergies, infection, hyperactive) drain mucus down the back of your throat
causing irritation to the throat. There are also other less common causes. ...Read more

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Can there be any way neck pain can cause a sore throat?

Can there be any way neck pain can cause a sore throat?

Throat and nex: Neck pain cannot cause a sore throat. Occasionally, viral upper respiratory infections can cause neck pain by causing muscle pain. ...Read more

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What are causes for my recurring sore throat, fever, etc?

What are causes for my recurring sore throat, fever, etc?

Immune System: Sounds like your immune system needs some help! Vit c, vit a and vit e supplements particularly going into a denver winter! ...Read more

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What cause mucus to smell bad when you have a sore throat?

What cause mucus to smell bad when you have a sore throat?

Infection: Sore throats are usually due to viral infections. strep throat is a bacterial infection. Sometimes a strep throat has a characteristic smell. Also I have seen pt with sore throat due to a sinus infection with post nasal drip and this can cause bad breath as well. A visit to a doctor can get better idea by a appropriate exam. ...Read more

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Sore throat for a week. No other symptoms, not even a fever. Causes?

Sore throat for a week. No other symptoms, not even a fever. Causes?

Several things: Infection, allergies, smoking, mouth breathing at night are all situations that affect and can cause soreness. Due to the risk of strep throat you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hypertrophy pharyngeal bands cause sore throat and itchy feeling?

Can hypertrophy pharyngeal bands cause sore throat and itchy feeling?

No: But on the other hand, this may suggest the presence of irritation from elsewhere (post-nasal drips, reflux, allergy etc) ...Read more

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What are some good remedies for a sore throat caused by sinus drainage?

What are some good remedies for a sore throat caused by sinus drainage?

Stop the drip: Depending on the cause of the sinus drainage: allergy, infection, etc. If allergy: try antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, etc which are otc, nasal salt water rinses, and get a prescription steroid nasal spray from your doctor if that doesn't help. Throat sprays and gargles can help temporarily. Good luck! ...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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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more