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My tonsils are swollen and hurt like i have a needle in my throat. I saw a yellow thing coming out from one of the holes in my tonsil. What can it be?

My tonsils are swollen and hurt like i have a needle in my throat. I saw a yellow thing coming out from one of the holes in my tonsil. What can it be?

Tonsil stone: Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths, are a common cause for concern, but are generally benign. They can be a source of pain and bad breath however. Try gargling with salt water if this is a recurring problem or sometimes using a waterpik can help prevent these. ...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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Is it normal for my throat to itch when i get mad? My face gets hot and cold and feels like hot needles are poking me from the inside. Normal or not?

Is it normal for my throat to itch when i get mad? My face gets hot and cold and feels like hot needles are poking me from the inside. Normal or not?

Anger: It seems you're describing a unique experience that happens to you, when you get "mad." here, your whole being responds to emotional distress. It is uncomfortable, but not health or life-threatening. It's also typical of someone being in touch with her body, and listening to it. A therapist might help you with relaxation processes. A classical homeopath may also help you with an exact remedy. ...Read more

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Would you know if you swallowed a needle? What would the signs be and how would you even be able to get it down your throat.

Would you know if you swallowed a needle? What would the signs be and how would you even be able to get it down your throat.

See below: I would go immediately to the emergency room !!! they could take an x-ray you need to get evaluated immediately !!!! good luck thank you ...Read more

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I have a feeling of needles in my throat, what can get rid of this?

I have a feeling of needles in my throat, what can get rid of this?

Not normal: Unusual symptom. May be a variant of globhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globus_pharyngiss. See ENT doc for evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have been getting what i can only describe as pins and needles, in my throat. What could this be?

I have been getting what i can only describe as pins and needles, in my throat. What could this be?

Tingling?: This is a little vague so i will give you choices - if you mean you feel tingling, almost like electricity or maybe burning, along the inner surface, and it has happened more than 2 or 3 times, see a neurologist! if it is more like an itching, pay attention to when it happens, it is probably allergy, stop doing (eating most likely) whatever causes it, and see an allergist. Best i can do. ...Read more

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I have this needle like pain in the right side of my throat since 1 month, more painful when I laugh or swallow. It comes and go but it's always there?

I have this needle like pain in the right side of my throat since 1 month, more painful when I laugh or swallow. It comes and go but it's always there?

Painful swallowing: can be signs of a viral or bacterial throat infection. If persists in spite of treatment and time - then tonsil stones - chronic tonsillitis- should be considered and it that case may need ENT/Surgical evaluation ...Read more