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Severe throat pain?

Severe throat pain?

Pain: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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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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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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Pain in right jaw/gum with severe sore throat, painful swallowing, stomach discomfort. ?

Pain in right jaw/gum with severe sore throat, painful swallowing, stomach discomfort. ?

Doctor can check: Sore throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If throat symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away". Strep throat treatment is often with amoxicillin. ...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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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, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Headache, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Pains: Not enough information without seeing you. Go see your doctor. I'm sure they can help. ...Read more

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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

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Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

ER. Oral surgeon: Chest pain should be evaluated in ER NOW. If heart ok, will likely prescribe antibiotics, pain meds. Then see oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...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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Experiencing sinus pain/he aches, neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Experiencing sinus pain/he aches,  neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Possibly migraine: you are having a migraine issue. The ear pain may be from teeth clenching or grinding partly related to your anxiety or less likely an inner ear infection. You need to talk to your doctor and get examined. Glaucoma should be ruled out as the cause for the eye pain- get the eye pressure checked since it may lead to permanent loss in vision if left untreated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dizziness, pain in lower gums, pain under tongue, slightly sore throat, headache, no fever. ???

Dizziness, pain in lower gums, pain under tongue, slightly sore throat, headache, no fever. ???

See your dentist: A dental abscess may produce no fever with intermittent swelling and pain, but can develop into a severe condition at any point. The goal of any treatment is to remove the infection, save the tooth , and prevent further complications. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Symptoms: Fatigue, right (achy)chest pain when exerted or cold air, achy joints,infrequent nausea and mild headache, lower back pain. Causes?

Symptoms: Fatigue, right (achy)chest pain when exerted or cold air, achy joints,infrequent nausea and mild headache, lower back pain.
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FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue. COLD INDUCED. ASTHMA CAN CAUSE Atypical CP ...Read more

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Sore throat, headache, fever and back ache ?

Sore throat, headache, fever and back ache ?

Poss. Strep throat: Strep throat can be diagnosed easily and treated with an antibiotic at your doctor's office or a nearby urgent care center. If the test is negative you probably have a virus like EBV, commonly known as Mono, fir which no specific treatment is required besides monitoring and symptomatic relief with ITC meds fir fever and pain. ...Read more

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