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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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Losing sleep. Upper chest pains and just puked. Dry throat from hacking and mucus. Honestly feel like food might be caught in throat or something.?

Losing sleep. Upper chest pains and just puked. Dry throat from hacking and mucus. Honestly feel like food might be caught in throat or something.?

I suspect anxiety: , psychosomatic illness. Continue taking your current meds. Ask your dr if Robitussin-DM and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help with your congestion. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would also help u sleep. Chest pain could be stress related or from acid reflux. You're still young to have a heart condition. Get reassurance from your dr. Enjoy life and take care! ...Read more

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What could be wrong with a 8yrs old having throat and chest pain while eating and breathing without temperature, she says the chest feels dry?

What could be wrong with a 8yrs old having throat and chest pain while eating and breathing without temperature, she says the chest feels dry?

Some conditions: Some possible conditions to consider include asthma, choking and aspiration of fluid or food.
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I just got over a cold & recently having chest pain when I bend over & cough. My cough is very dry but have icky stuf in my throat it's hard to breath?

I just got over a cold & recently having chest pain when I bend over & cough. My cough is very dry but have icky stuf in my throat it's hard to breath?

Hydration: Make sure you are taking in enough fluids throughout the day. Start drinking more water. Coffee and soda are not appropriate fluids because the caffeine is a diuretic. Your chest pains may be just from trying to bring up sticky phlegm. Excessive coughing will tire the chest muscles. Hydrate and take some Mucinex (guaifenesin) to thin the secretions. ...Read more

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Have chest pain like pressure, dry cough, dry sore throat, picked it up in tokyo. Should I take the amoxacillin I have with me?

Have chest pain like pressure, dry cough, dry sore throat, picked it up in tokyo. Should I take the amoxacillin I have with me?

No: You have no evidence that you have a bacterial infection going on at this time. I would be interested to know if you have swelling in your legs and shortness of breath. I wonder if you may have another process like a embolism in your lung. You need to be seen and evaluated prior to taking antibiotics ...Read more

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Day 5 of being sick. Symptoms changed from sore throat to sinus pain to dry cough causing chest pain. What could it be and what should I do??

Day 5 of being sick. Symptoms changed from sore throat to sinus pain to dry cough causing chest pain. What could it be and what should I do??

Viral process: Viruses are known to trigger bronchospasm. Given the providing symptoms, I suspect that this is a viral syndrome. If the cough is of significant discomfort and frequency, you could have your physician provide you with an albuterol inhaler or a steroid/long-acting bronchodilator. Generally it will settle down over a few days on its own, providing you don't have any underlying probs. Take care. ...Read more

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I have pickwickian syndrome & sleep apnea. Feeling sick. Headaches when waking up. Chest pain. Dry throat. Use oxygen at night. Should I see a dr?

I have pickwickian syndrome & sleep apnea. Feeling sick. Headaches when waking up. Chest pain. Dry throat. Use oxygen at night. Should I see a dr?

Yes: Do you use CPAP or BiPAP? If not then you probably need to be checked for that. If you're already using it, the pressure may need to be adjusted. See your sleep doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Age 33, , male. Woken up every night with severe chest pain (throat very dry).Only relieved by drinking water/milk. Also, woken up vomiting bile in sleep?

Age 33, , male. Woken up every night with severe chest pain (throat very dry).Only relieved by drinking water/milk. Also, woken up vomiting bile in sleep?

GERD: Your symptoms could be from acid reflux (gerd) or peptic ulcer disease.
Ask you physician trial of anti acid medications.
If you have weight loss, blood in the stool/black stools or symptoms not improving after anti acid treatment then endoscopy maybe indicated. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, chest pain, headache, dry cough, and pain behind my ear. What could this be?

I have a sore throat, chest pain, headache, dry cough, and pain behind my ear. What could this be?

Cold? Flu?: These symptoms are typical for a common cold with bronchitis, or perhaps influenza (except it's the wrong time of year for the flu). If you have fever or otherwise concerned, or if the symptoms don't clear up in a few days, or if you just remain concerned, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Go to ER: If you are having constant chest pain you need to go the ER. If you are having chest pain only with a deep breath that is likely due to a bacterial bronchitis which might be due to strep. See your doc today or try Healthtap Prime for treatment (unless your chest pain is constant and you go to the ER). ...Read more

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I have a scratchy throat, sore throat, hoarse voice, chest pain, nasal congestion, dry cough and it's not going out, it is been for 1 week already.

I have a scratchy throat, sore throat, hoarse voice, chest pain, nasal congestion, dry cough and it's not going out, it is been for 1 week already.

Viral URI: If you develop fever, chills, difficulty breathing or other systemic symptoms go and see a doctor. Otherwise you have a "cold" and should recover withing a week or so. Hope sooner. Good luck. ...Read more

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Chest pain that started in the throat?

Chest pain: Chest pain that started in throat can be due to angina, heart attack or reflux of stomach acids. I would strongly urge to see a doctor.
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Raisin stuck in throat yesterday. Violent coughing. Now chest pain?

Raisin stuck in throat yesterday. Violent coughing. Now chest pain?

Visit ER or U Care: If the raisin remains stuck for a long time in the respiratory system with no treatment, can cause infection, such as recurrent aspiration pneumonia. This may result in chest pain and wheezing. Visit to ER or Urgent Care is warranted. ...Read more

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Throat constriction quite painful and chest pain full 10 mins causes please thank u?

Throat constriction quite painful and chest pain full 10 mins causes please thank u?

Time to call 911?: Chest pain may be an emergency. If so, one can call 911 for an ambulance and not try to drive to the ER. An ambulance can provide oxygen and monitoring on the way to the ER. Doctors will rule out heart attack, pneumothorax (collapsed lung), rib cartilage pains (costochondritis), heartburn (gastric reflux), etc. Throat constriction may be an allergic reaction emergency, another reason to call 911. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have throat pain and chest pain?

Need more info: Do you have a fever? Difficulty swallowing? Bad breath? Is your chest pain worse with deep breath? Worse with cough? Are you short of breath? Do you bring up phlegm? Do you smoke? How long have you been ill? Are you getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? Is your tongue coated? Do you have pus on your tonsils? So many questions! You need to see your doctor! ...Read more

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Light squeak when I exhale. Throat pain chest pain. Should I worry?

Light squeak when I exhale. Throat pain chest pain. Should I worry?

Yes and No: If you are short of breath, you may be developing something called bronchospasm, which is something like your air passages tightening up. If you are short of breath, go to the ER. If not, then it will probably go away. ...Read more

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Can throat ulcers cause chest pain?

Throat: Throat ulcers localized to throat won't cause chest pain. If associated with other process they could. ...Read more

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Terrible throat and chest pain when I run. Am I really out of shape, or is something wrong?

Check: To know what's going on you need to go see your doctor and be evaluated, no way to predict from out here in the cloud. ...Read more

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I've been having cold symptoms with a sporadic throat to chest pain. What can I take for these symptoms?

I've been having cold symptoms with a sporadic throat to chest pain. What can I take for these symptoms?

Cold symptoms: For your running nose and your post nasal drip you can use saline nose drops. Keep a vaporizer on at night and take an expectorant in the form of a cough medicine. If your throat hurts a lot you can gargle with a variety of things such as salt water, mouth wash, etc. Popsicles can also help. ...Read more

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It's been 6 days, and my nausea has not gone away. Right now is the worst it's been, my throat burns, and I have bad chest pain. What could it be?

It's been 6 days, and my nausea has not gone away. Right now is the worst it's been, my throat burns, and I have bad chest pain. What could it be?

Reflux esophagitis: This is one of the more likely explanations, but since it is impossible to make a definitive diagnosis without an exam and full history, and since you will probably need endoscopy suggest you see a gastroenterologist asap. ...Read more

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Hi I have been smoking for about 1 year now, and the other day I smoked a cigarette and I just started getting chest pain and my throat hurts why?

Tobacco: Use of tobacco is one of the acts of self destruction. Quit while you are ahead.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Hello. I had a cup of green coffee 24 hours ago and have been suffering from shortness in breath and mild chest pain and tightened throat, what to do?

Hello. I had a cup of green coffee 24 hours ago and have been suffering from shortness in breath and mild chest pain and tightened throat, what to do?

Throat tightness: If it were an allergic reaction, it should have subsided by now. As it has lasted 24 hours and is accompanied by shortness of breath, I would go to an emergency room to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have abit of a breathing difficulty for 1-2 month and pain in throat for 3-4months and sometimes experiencing chest pain. What symptoms are this for?

I have abit of a breathing difficulty for 1-2 month and pain in throat for 3-4months and sometimes experiencing chest pain. What symptoms are this for?

Dysautonomia - MVP: You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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I've been having sharp pain that starts from the side my head and travels to my throat and to middle of my chest pain last for one to two minutes.?

I've been having sharp pain that starts from the side my head and travels to my throat and to middle of my chest pain last for one to two minutes.?

? 2 entities: There is no anatomic connection to those 3 areas of the body. It is possible that you're having symptoms of neuralgia (mild inflammation/irritability) of a superficial scalp nerve; and pinched nerve in the rib cage or esophageal spasm. For neuralgia, try TYLENOL (acetaminophen). I feel that these symptoms will resolve without any specific treatment but see your Physician if they persist. ...Read more

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I am coughing, having neck and chest pain, and my throat is sore?

A viral respiratory: Tract illnes can cause this. Stay hydrated. If the neck pain worsens and you have high fevers go to the ER for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Throat spasms that cause ear and chest pain on one side. Is it possible? What could it be?

Possible yes: Of course; it is happening to you. Throat and ear muscles and innervation are connected so you can experience crossover. Esophagus is a continuation of throat and it does go through the chest, so if it is in spasm you could also have related chest pain. However, this is not a safe way to learn what is actually happening to you. You should discuss this & all associated symptoms with clinician. ...Read more

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