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Constant Throat Infections
Can I have adenoids out but keep tonsils? I'm 47, and have constants issues. Lost of throat infections, sore throat for weeks.
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I have a constant sensation of something stuck in the throat, and I also have two slightly enlarged lymphnodes, infection or NHL?
Need evaluation : Constant feeling of something stuck in the throat need evaluation etiology can vary from infections to psychological problems like globs hysterical to lump or GI structural issues to esophageal neuromuscular problems or strictures or GERD or post nasal drainage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I constantly get these white hard puss pockets in my tonsils that make my throat hurt so badly. I also frequently get throat infections?
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I constantly get these white hard puss pockets in my tonsils that make my throat hurt so badly and i frequently get throat infections?
White balls : Hello, the white balls in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden and make your tonsils look like they are infected. Under these tonsil balls is a cavity or crevice that may be inflamed and infected causing your pain. Gargle with water after every meal. This helps to clear these white balls. Also see your doctor. ...Read more
2 year old went to doc has sinus infection what can I do in.Mean time to help with her cough from flim in throat its a constant cough she can't stop?
Usually not: It may be due to anything from acid refluxing from your stomach while you sleep to allergies to an early, easy-to-treat throat cancer. A physician office visit is indicated if it lasts two weeks or more. I'm glad you're taking a pro-active approach to your health and i wish you luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a cold 1 wk ago. Having constant drainage causing throat congestion and coughing. No fever. Is it sinus infection?
Possible: If your symptoms of congestion have lasted beyond a week, it usually result in secondary bacterial infection of the sinuses. For now you can try OTC sinus congestion relief, Vicks vaporub, Claritine or Zyrtec, but should plan to get examined in a couple of days if still congested. Feel better! ...Read more
GP diagnosis skin infection. Sore throat has been constant. 3 days later on clindomycen rash isn't better, and throat is more sore. What's this I got?
Viral infection?: Viruses are the most common cause of sore throat. Many viruses are accompanied by rashes. If the problem hasn't gotten better with antibiotics, it may be a virus and you don't need an antibiotic. Alternatively, you may be on the wrong antibiotic and need a different one. You should go back to your GP for a revisit ...Read more
Had a sinus infection w lots of drainage. The drainage has been gone for almost a week- but I still have a constant lump in throat and ear popping.
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