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I started having pain when swallowing food, today?

I started having pain when swallowing food, today?

Be seen: It sounds like an esophageal stricture. You need to be seen, by your physician or a gastroenterologist to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have adenoiditis? I have symptoms of pain when swallowing?

T ; A Discomfort: If you have swollen tonsils and/or adenoids, your physician is most able to diagnose you and render the necessary treatment. Often, inflamed t;a's accompany an infection that should be treated, sometimes with antibiotics if it is of bacterial origin. Today, avoid acidic food and drinks, and stick to water and painkillers (aspirin if you can take it) and a bland diet. ...Read more

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My tonsilitus is really hurting what can I do to ease the pain when swallowing?

My tonsilitus is really hurting what can I do to ease the pain when swallowing?

Tonsillitis: Tonsillitis can be caused by viral or bacterial infections.Viral infections are not treated with antibiotics. The number of adults with chronic tonsillitis is on the rise because adults never had tonsils removed as children. Treatment is sometimes surgery even in adults.Adult patients who had disabling sore throat more than 3 times per year may require tonsillectomy. If recurrent, see physician. ...Read more

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Right side chest pain when swallowing?

GERD : Most likely acid reflux, but other things needs to be ruled out. See gastroenterologist or pcp. ...Read more

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Pain when swallowing and having a dry cough. What should I do?

Pain when swallowing and having a dry cough. What should I do?

Possibilities.....: If there is no fever, it is likely a viral syndrome which will resolve on its own. Treatment would involve symptom control like plenty of fluids, throat lozenges, etc. If your symptoms persist beyond 7 days or if a fever occurs, see your doctor to r/o a bacterial infection which would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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A 60 year old man has discomfort/pain when swallowing in the sternal notch area. It started abowut 1 month ago. Could you please give me the possible ?

A 60 year old man has discomfort/pain when swallowing in the sternal notch area. It started abowut 1 month ago. Could you please give me the possible ?

Swallow difficulty: May be GERD w/ or without h pylori, , or infeciton in esophagus like candida or stricture can be evaluated with EGD where they look down esophagus w/ scope. May also be achalasia -spasm/ irregular perastalsis ( the movement that pushes food along) rarely stroke, mass lesion. Get CT chest, thyroid ultrasound F/u/ w/ doc and gastroenterologist ...Read more

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What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

Lots: Could be inflammation of throat, enlarged thyroid, swollen lymph nodes, tumor, other. ...Read more

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Extremely sharp pain when swallowing on left side, could this be caused by ulcers?

Extremely sharp pain when swallowing on left side, could this be caused by ulcers?

Ulcers: Sometimes acid reflux can cause irritation of the throat that can be very uncomfortable. Essentially, you are bathing the soft tissues of that area in acid, and exacerbating those symptoms if you are eating acidic foods or drinking liquids (ie. Coffee, soda pop, chocolate drinks) that are loaded with caffeine that stimulate acid production. Keep to water and a bland diet until you see your md. ...Read more

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I have been blowing my nose for the whole day and I have some pain when swallowing.What can I do to ease the pain?

I have been blowing my nose for the whole day and I have  some pain when swallowing.What can I do to ease the pain?

Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen): It sounds like you have a cold. With strep throat you wouldn't have a stuffy, runny nose. Drink lots of fluids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) and or motrin. Consider afrin nasal spray for 3 to 5 days (not longer). Consider sudafed in the mornings and Benadryl at night, and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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My Boyfriend is experiencing pain when swallowing and shortness of breath (worsened by: lying down) (severity: moderate) (better by: sitting uprig...

My Boyfriend is experiencing  pain when swallowing and shortness of breath (worsened by: lying down) (severity: moderate) (better by: sitting uprig...

Dr. needs to check: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild, temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure he is not having more shortness of breath than his sports peers have). Possible causes for SOB include tonsillar abscess, airway swelling, heart attack or arrhythmia, fluid around the heart, fluid around or in the lungs, asthma, chestwall tightness, etc... ...Read more

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My right tonsil is looks like it is much smaller than usual. I experience pain when swallowing that increase as I turn my head to the left. What should I do?

My right tonsil is looks like it is much smaller than usual.  I experience pain when swallowing  that increase as I turn my head to the left.  What should I do?

You should go to: see a health care provider and get checked out. There are some serious conditions that could cause this symptom and delaying treatment can lead to disaster. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause neck pain when swallowing?

Not likely: Unless you are calling sore throat from laryngitis or pharyngitis which could possibly be allergic, pain in the back of neck does not happen from allergies. ...Read more

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Tonsil completely covered in white pus, strep test negative. What could this be? mild pain when swallowing for a week

Tonsil completely covered in white pus, strep test negative. What could this be? mild pain when swallowing for a week

Get examined: get a culture for strept and get a mononucleosis test.. You will need a bacterial throat culture and possibly an std CULTURE OF YOUR THROAT IF RELATED TO ORAL SEX. ...Read more

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I have swollen two nodes at the side of my neck. Signs of pain when touch, fever and chills. No pain when swallowing. It's already 4 days.

Infection: May be abscessed tooth. Please see your dentist. If dental causes ruled out, next step is to see your physician. You have, in all probability, a serious infection that can do serious harm. Seek professional help now. ...Read more

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Past week i've had increasing pain when swallowing and eating just about my right breast area, had before but not for this long. What could it be?

Past week i've had increasing pain when swallowing and eating just about my right breast area, had before but not for this long. What could it be?

See doctor : Depending on exactly where it's located, will determine what the exact diagnosis is. It's best to contact your doctor, so that you can have a physical exam that includes an abdominal exam. So, share with your doctor when it occurs most frequently, what makes it better or worse, eating or not eating? These will be clues that will help your doctor determine what it is, and what's best for you to do to relieve it. ...Read more

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I have pain when swallowing after an upper jaw surgery. Is this normal?

I have pain when swallowing after an upper jaw surgery. Is this normal?

Time Span?: Depends on amount of time after surgery. In first few days, yes. If longer than that, see oral surgeon to advise. ...Read more

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What are the causes of upper chest pain and/or face pain when swallowing pills with water?

What are the causes of upper chest pain and/or face pain when swallowing pills with water?

Nothing: A bump at the end of your sternum is probably your xlphoid proccess. A normal bone that many people discover for the first time when they feel around there and think it is new or a problem . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon ...Read more

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Dull neck pain in the back of the neck on the right side where shoulder meets. Sharp pain when swallowing in that area.

See a physician: This may be something as simple as a rib that is out place, but with a sharp pain during swallowing, i would recommend seeing a physician and having an examination, possibly imaging to make sure something more serious is not occurring. If everything bad is ruled out, then consider manipulation and physical therapy. Again, i would first recommend evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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When eating a long wide carrot shaving got stuck on route. I can breathe ok. Now chest pain when swallowing water on right side. Should i just wait?

When eating a  long wide carrot shaving got stuck on route. I can breathe ok. Now chest pain when swallowing water on right side. Should i just wait?

Caution advised: Hopefully, it's a simple mild scrape of the esophagus. However, one should not take the risk of waiting. It would be advisable to see a gastroenterologist or an otolaryngologist who could visualize the area with an endoscope. ...Read more

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Lyphm node on neck really swollen and tonsil on that side white and swollen. negative for strep. only mild pain when swallowing on that side. Worried?

Lyphm node on neck really swollen and tonsil on that side white and swollen. negative for strep. only mild pain when swallowing on that side. Worried?

Viral: A lymph node is simply a reaction to an infection. You most likely have a viral throat infection which will resolve on its own. As the infection resolves, the lymph node will go away. ...Read more

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I have blisters all over my lip and pain when swallowing?

I have blisters all over my lip and pain when swallowing?

I'd see a doctor: This could be a severe allergic reaction, a severe herpes simplex infection, other infection, chemical irritation, or other. Sounds like you need a doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have pain when swallowing after wisdom tooth extraction, what can I do?

Wait for healing or.: Take pain meds and if it does not improve within a week go back to the dentist who removed the wisdom teeth. ...Read more