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I am in North Carolina, I normally live in Maine. The other day I got body aches, hot flashes, a sore throat and headache. Could this be sun poisoning?

I am in North Carolina, I normally live in Maine. The other day I got body aches, hot flashes, a sore throat and headache. Could this be sun poisoning?

Body aches: The symptoms you describe could be caused by multiple things. Generally, a sore throat and headache is caused by a viral illness. "Sun poisoning" and excessive sun exposure can present with aches, malaise and even fever but a sore throat is not typical. ...Read more

Dr. Ron Eaker
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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more


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19 female. Have facial hot flashes and a sore throat/chest that crops up randomly.

19 female. Have facial hot flashes and a sore throat/chest that crops up randomly.

Do they evolve at : Same time? Facial flushing come then go or stay around? Is the sore chest associated with cough? Allergies? Do you sleep well at night? Anxiety high? Do you have a previous hx of asthma? You may get improvement starting with allergies and post nasal drip for sore throat. Flonase at night helps. It's hard to put together, we could do private talk or go in for evaluation for worsening sx. ...Read more

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Im a 19 year old female who has facial hot flashes/stinging. Also, a sore throat/chest keeps cropping up for the past two months.

Im a 19 year old female who has facial hot flashes/stinging. Also, a sore throat/chest keeps cropping up for the past two months.

Chest X-ray: See your medical doctor chest x-ray and throat swab to determine if you have active infection you should not keep waiting see physician. ...Read more

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For the last week, sore throat, sore neck glands, hot flashes no fever. What is this?

For the last week, sore throat, sore neck glands, hot flashes no fever. What is this?

Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, and other over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more

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On and off fever (hot flashes), cough which passed (now only occasional), now sore throat, yesterday neck pain, today back pain. Is this serious?

On and off fever (hot flashes), cough which passed (now only occasional), now sore throat, yesterday neck pain, today back pain. Is this serious?

Beginnings of virus: You may have the beginnings of an infection (possibly viral). The sore throat and stiff neck are things i always recommend be evaluated by physicians since you never know what exactly is up and what testing you may need. Take your temperature with a thermometer to document how much (if any) of a fever you have, start drinking plenty of fluids. Make sure your nutritional status is good ; get seen. ...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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Sore throat, persistent painful cough, had high fever, little blood in phlegm, blocked nose. Hot cold flashes, and weakness. Non smoker. Serious?

Sore throat, persistent painful cough, had high fever, little blood in phlegm, blocked nose. Hot cold flashes, and weakness. Non smoker. Serious?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Can you diagnose me? I have a runny nose, nausea, muscle aches, sore throat, chesty cough, hot and cold flashes, and I feel very weak

Can you diagnose me? I have a runny nose, nausea, muscle aches, sore throat, chesty cough, hot and cold flashes, and I feel very weak

No: HealthTap Basic was specifically designed to provide medical education - not for diagnosis or treatment. Please let your parents know about these symptoms as you may have an infection. ...Read more

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I have a temperature of 38c, throat is really painful to swallow, painful sides of neck, body all tender, hot flashes & chills? Thanks

I have a temperature of 38c, throat is really painful to swallow, painful sides of neck, body all tender, hot flashes & chills? Thanks

Need a physician: While this may just be an upper respiratory infection the possibility of strep throat certainly exists. You need to see a physician because strep throat can lead to many other things. In the meantime take acetaminophen, or ibuprofen , Drink lots of liquids and stay comfortable. ...Read more

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Iv had a sore throat with cold symptems. But IV been craving spicey hot foods....why?

Iv had a sore throat with cold symptems. But IV been craving spicey hot foods....why?

You enjoy: "hot stuff"??Actually hot peppers and spices can be used for pain relief. You brain can only interpret one pain at a time. Sure try some hot sauce. ...Read more

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Why do I have a slight sore-throat most of the days? Specially when i wake up in the mornings, though it goes away after a cup of hot tea.

You noted that you : Have difficulty breathing when you lie down ; unequal air flow through nostrils. If you breath through your mouth when sleeping, throat ; mouth may be dry with thickened mucus. If you have post nasal drip, fluids may accumulate when supine. Allergies could also be an issue. Or you may have congestion which lessens after drinking hot beverage. A medical eval. Would be likely to help differentiate. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and its hot in my room so i want to turn the AC on. Will that affect my throat?

I  have a sore throat and its hot in my room so i want to turn the AC on. Will that affect my throat?

Not too cold: it will be fine to keep room 76-78. A small breeze helps to cool you more efficiently. Just don't put the near your face not at a high speed. It tends to dry your throat and increase discomfort. Do hydrate and rest to allow for a speedier recovery. Have a great day!!! ...Read more

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Please suggest a good hot tea recipe for soothing a sore throat?

Please suggest a good hot tea recipe for soothing a sore throat?

Warm teas: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 2weeks and cough but my head and cheeks feels as if its hot but if i touch my face or take temp its all fine??

Sore throat for 2weeks and cough but my head and cheeks feels as if its hot but if i touch my face or take temp its all fine??

Sore throat: If you have a sore throat and you do not have a fever you likely have post nasal drip. I would get the nasal steroid spray like nasal cort . Two sprays each nostril with the head pointed down to the ground. Give it a few days to get the full results of the meds. The sore throat is likely to post nasal drip. If you start to cough color: yellow or brown you may need an antibiotic good luck ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more