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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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Very dry, sore, swollen throat and feeling weak. What is this?

Very dry, sore, swollen throat and feeling weak. What is this?

? URI: ? Upper respiratory infection, mostly viral, try saline nasal was, salt water gargles, plenty of rest and fluids, if not better in 2 days see your doctor ...Read more

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Have a swollen throat no pain?

Have a swollen throat no pain?

Breathing problem?: If yes, rush to the ER now especially if you have trouble swallowing or talking also. ...Read more

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What can be done for a swollen throat?

What can be done for a swollen throat?

Depends: You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Treatment is dependent upon the correct diagnosis of the problem as swelling of the throat may be due to a number of things. ...Read more

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How can I cure a swollen throat instantly?

How can I cure a swollen throat instantly?

Try salt water: 1. Salt water gargles 2. Tylenol 3. Most importantly, time! ...Read more

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I have a swollen throat, what should I do?

I have a swollen throat, what should I do?

Get tested: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Try ginger tea. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to help a swollen throat?

From inside or outsi: Swollen is throat or neck ?. Throat ones' are from infections like tonsils, pharyngitis spine abscess pointing into mouth and throat from behind, lymphnodes in front of spines -into throat when infected, back of tongue swellings -like abscess, tumour. Neck swell.Can be from skin abscesses, thyroid swellings, lymphnode swellings -infections to cancers, laryngitis.Caries tooth can cause lymph node sw. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen throat, hookah?

Yes, hookah use can: Cause inflammation of your throat because the ingredients are irritating your respiratory track. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen throat please help?

I'm concerned because I have swollen throat please help?

Swollen throat: if as well having hoarseness/ difficulty in breathing go to ER, if just sore throat please your doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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Throat Swelling (Definition)

Throat swelling is where the tissues of the throat become enlarged. This can occur due to inflammation (such as an infection) or ...Read more