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Sore throat, head ache, nausea, and extreme fatigue.

Sore throat, head ache, nausea, and extreme fatigue.

Sounds like you have: The flu. Rest, hydrate and call your doctor if it doesn't get better in a day or two, or gets significantly worse. ...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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Causes of extreme throat pain?

Causes of extreme throat pain?

3 most common: Cold, strep throat, tonsillitis most common causes. May required treatment. See MD. If tonsillitis and recurrent, may need ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden extremely sore throat, and headache.

Sudden extremely sore throat, and headache.

Sore throat: Sounds like you are coming down with a cold, drink plenty fluids and rest. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause globus hysteria and sore throat and slight ear pain..

Can seasonal allergies cause globus hysteria and sore throat and slight ear pain..

Seasonal allergies: In extreme conditions one can develop globus hystericus as well as sore throat and ear ache from the mucus produced from the allergies ...Read more

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Cause of severe headache, ear ache, sore throat, chest pain and tightness, loss of appetite, lethargy and vomiting?

Cause of severe headache, ear ache, sore throat, chest pain and tightness, loss of appetite, lethargy and vomiting?

Multi symptoms : You have too many symptoms, you should see your doctor right away or go to ER, you can't ignore chest pain & tightness . Please take care of yourself. Feel better. ...Read more

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Tight feeling in throat with some sore throat, today?

Tight feeling in throat with some sore throat, today?

More info needed: Any other symptoms? Fever, enlarged lymph nodes, chills, headache, etc. Have you been around anyone with illness, have you been ill previously? Has anyone actually looked at your throat and described it to you? Difficult to diagnose without more info. ...Read more

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Severe,swollen, burning throat,with fatigue, and severe breathlessness?

Severe,swollen, burning throat,with fatigue, and severe breathlessness?

Infection-Get eval: Your symptoms point o an infection that may be getting into your respiratory system, so get an evaluation with Dr. and get treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Yesterday had nausea, gas, chills. Today, pain in spine, earache, sore throat and extreme fatigue?

Yesterday had nausea, gas, chills. Today, pain in spine, earache,  sore throat and extreme fatigue?

Need to be seen,-: -go to your PCP or urgent care only a hands on eval & possibly labs can rule out anything serious. With just what you describe it could be anything from flu 2 meningitis. So you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Headache, sore throat, itchy ears, muscle ache, fatigue, runny nose, loss of appetite, hot and cold, dizzy. Cold or flu?

Cardinal signs of: Influenza are sudden onset of high fever( 101 or higher with hard chills/sweats),body/muscle pain,respiratory symptoms(cough,runny nose).Easy to test for rapidly.Important to diagnose and treat within 48 hours of onset of symptoms.Anti-viral flu medicine works best if started within this 48 hour window. ...Read more

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Suffering from sore throat fever and body ache?

Suffering from sore throat fever and body ache?

Sick: Sore throat with fever and generalized body aching - would be best to get a strepth throat test/ see medical. 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. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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Started with mild throat tingle. Now mucus in chest, sneezing, runny nose, headache, body fatigue/ aches. Coughing to clear throat. Sore throat also.

Started with mild throat tingle. Now mucus in chest, sneezing, runny nose, headache, body fatigue/ aches. Coughing to clear throat. Sore throat also.

Influenza: This sounds like a viral illness, possibly influenza. If you have just begun this see your doctor and be treated, but must be within the first day of two of symptoms. ...Read more

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Sudden sore throat and stuffy/runny nose and a slight fever.?

Sudden sore throat and stuffy/runny nose and a slight fever.?

Common cold: Allergy is not associated with fever, unless you develop a complication, such as an ear infection. Your symptoms suggest a viral upper respiratory infection (common cold). You should rinse your nose with a saline spray, an otc decongestant spray (oxymetazoline=afrin) for 4-5 days, a lozenge such as cepacol and Acetaminophen (tylenol) or Ibuprofen (advil). No better in 5 days - see a physician. ...Read more

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High fever delirious body ache loss of appetite today sore throat and swollen neck?

High fever delirious body ache loss of appetite today sore throat and swollen neck?

Seek help: Recommend going to ER. Could be serious infection in the throat and there is potential for rapid spread and serious complications. ...Read more

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Headache, sore throat, dry throat, coughing, nausea, lack of appetite, fever?

Flu like syndrome: You may have the flu but i would advise you to get a throat culture to rule out strep. ...Read more

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What can cause throat clearing and constant mucus feeling in throat?

What can cause throat clearing and constant mucus feeling in throat?

Stuff going up/down: Upper respiratory issues (sinusitis, allergies) causing mucus drainage down the throat or acid reflux up the throat can commonly result in those symptoms. Acid reflux or "silent reflux" commonly causes throat clearing, sensation of something stuck in throat, voice changes, post-nasal drip or phlegm in throat, and cough. Stay hydrated and see your doc! ...Read more

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Causes for sore throat, swollen tonsils, blood running down back of throat, bad cough, earache, headache, nausea?

Causes for sore throat, swollen tonsils, blood running down back of throat, bad cough, earache, headache, nausea?

URI: The blood in throat is unusual, but everything else sounds like a bad case of pharyngitis, URI, mono, flu, etc. Perhaps tonsils are so enflamed and swollen that coughing violently caused them to bleed? I recommend going to urgent care for exam. ...Read more

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Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?

Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?

Cough: A cough can be one of the most perplexing and elusive of symptoms to pin down. From what you have said an allergy, bronchitis, sinusitis, medication effect, chemical exposure, asthma, reflux, among others may be possible. You will need to see a doctor with some skill in the area of cough and be willing to possibly devote some time to getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more