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How Come Sometimes When You Wake Up Your Throat Hurts Really Bad
Several Reasons: One possibility is post nasal drip. While you are laying down, mucus from your nose drains down into your throat (your nose & throat are all connected in the back). This can cause a sore throat when you wake up. The mucus could be from an infection or allergies. Another possibility is dryness. At night your throat can dry out, esp. If you breathe through your mouth. See dr if worsens or concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to stop coughing I cough bad and my throat hurts what can I do plus my throat hurts really bad now
Sore throat: My first choice would be for you to go to the nearest pharmacy. If the medicine doesn't help in a day or two, please see your primary doctor. If the doctor cannot see you for a few days please go to the nearest Emergency facility. Things should be fine soon. ...Read more
Need follow-up: If continues need to see a Physician. Try warm salt water gargles. ...Read more
I had surgery Thursday. But now I have this deep cough that hurts when I cough and my throat hurts really bad. ?
Very common: It's very common to have a sore throat post operatively, especially if you were intubated (had a breathing tube) as part of your procedure. Over the counter throat remedies can be used to help you symptoms as limited by your other medical conditions. If you begin to have a temperature (>101.5), trouble breathing, or another issue, call your doctor. Make sure to see your doctor post operatively. ...Read more
My throat hurts really bad, but I am not sure if it is due to allergies or strep throat. How do I find out?
Sxs & Lab Test: Sxs of strep throat: pain of throat; large, red tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. Allergies won't normally cause fever or markedly enlarged tonsils. If in doubt - see your physician. Rapid strep test & culture are used to determine if suspicious sxs are due to strep or not. ...Read more
My left side of my throat hurts really bad . It don't hurt when i swallow just when i move or lay down or turn my head as well what can it be ?
Schedule appointment: Schedule a visit with your primary care provider. ...Read more
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