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Hurt Swallow Saliva
Fish bone stuck in throat. Doesn't hurt when swallowing saliva. Have a feeling it's there but it doesn't hurt at all. Should I worry or wait it out?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have a horrible headache n neck pain n cant hardly swallow even water. Chills fever. What is best to relieve my throat hurts to swallow saliva too.
One side, tonsil and throat swollen, hurts to swallow saliva even. No pain med helps, no fever, dry sinuses now, coughing occasionally. Go to doctor?
My tonsils are a little swollen, it hurts to swallow anything, including saliva. It hurts to stick my tongue out, if I yawn, pain increases.
Tonsillitis: Sounds like an infection of your tonsils. And it sounds pretty bad. See a doctor to be checked for strep or other infection. ...Read more
My throat kinda hurts when I swallow my saliva, and I have a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes. What happened?
Consult Eye MD: If persistent red eyes, new onset blurred vision, or excessive tearing...Then consult eye md to evaluate for possible dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, tear drainage system blockage, or other ocular allergies, infections, or inflammations versus simple viral conjunctivitis associated with viral upper respiratory infection. ...Read more
It hurts to swallow saliva and water, any type of liquids. I am 21 weeks pregnant, what do you suggest?
Call your OB-GYN: Call your ob-gyn and let him\her know what's happening. ...Read more
I'm having trouble swallowing, soup is ok but just swallowing my saliva is hard, and it hurts slightly.
See a doctor:
In your age most likely it is a spasm in the muscle of the food pipe causing this kind of problem.
But it is serious enough you need to make sure that there is no anatomical obstruction, or stricture, or discover the reason to these symptoms.
See a doctor. ...Read more
Should not hurt: Swallowing saliva shouldn't hurt. If you are having pain with such movements...You could have a sore throat or streph throat. You don't say you have trouble with anything else, besides saliva. Go see a dentist or md and get your throat and surrounding structures looked at. ...Read more
When you have accidentally wrong swallow of saliva will it goes to your lungs? How will I know because it hurts when I swallow it when I woke up
Cough reflex: If your cough reflex is intact, your body will protect itself from saliva going into your lungs in your sleep. This kind of thing can happen with people who have strokes, but you have not listed that in your information. If you have a sore throat, it may be the start of a viral URI -- but at 32 without other conditions, aspirating saliva into your lungs is not likely. Anxiety can make you worry! ...Read more
Past month sore with red bumps back of thoat n swollen tonsils. Don't hurt when drink or eat just swallow saliva. Started days after sex w another man?
Every time I swallow, even saliva, the back of my mouth hurts. (It feels like the back of my tongue) what will help?
GI doctor can help: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd and/pr LPR (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
When swallowing saliva the area around my right tonsil hurts abit. Cannot locate the pain exactly. What could this be? Oral cancer? I'm 20.Is it possible
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat cancer is much rarer than all the other causes of sore throats. ...Read more
I have a couple of red bumps in the back of my tongue. It only hurts when I try to speck or swallow my saliva. What should I do?
Bumps on tongue: The lining (mucosa) of the pharynx is thrown into a series of folds by lymphoid & muscular tissue. The base of the tongue (where your question points) often has a nodular appearance due to the circumvallate papillae & the lingual tonsil. Nodular lymphoid tissue or linear webs may also be seen on the otherwise smooth surface of the valleculae. Pain with speech & swallowing warrants evaluation pls. ...Read more
My throat has been bugging me for the past week, and it hurts to swallow everything- even my saliva. What could be the problem?
I get a scratchy pain in my throat wen I swallow (just wen I swallow saliva, not food or drink). My lower neck also hurts on the outside wen touched?
See ent: They can do a thorough office exam with a thin flexable scope - r/o eso diverticulum. ...Read more
I was put in a head lock and my throat was squeezed really hard and now there is a clicking noise when I swallow saliva but it doesn't hurt, damage?
Clicking and swallow: There should be a clicking sound when swallowing - the opening and closing of eustachian tube openings. If you are not having any fever, neck swelling, or difficulty breathing - give it a few more days to allow any swelling to subside. Any of these symptoms, seek medical care right away. ...Read more
I have mucus drainage and it has consolidated into my throat. I can feel saliva slowly go down my throat when I swallow and it hurts. Help please.
I can't swallow anything, even own saliva with out getting s sharp pain in my throat, it even hurts to yawn or even open my mouth wide.?
Odynophagia: You need to be seen ASAP by your primary docor or the ER. You may have an underlying infection which needs to be treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Throat hurts and I can't swallow, I also have an excessive saliva build up in my mouth. What could be wrong with me?
Why is it that whenever I cough or sneeze my brain would hurt? And whenever I swallow my saliva my throat hurts too.
Sounds like you either have allergies or a upper respiratory infection. If you are sneezing & congested it's likely the sinus pressure is making your
"brain" hurt. Allergies and uri's can also directly cause throat inflammation or lead to inflammation from post-nasal drainage or mouth breathing. If your headaches are worse then you've experienced before or worsening you need to be seen asap. ...Read more
I have a scratchy throat for 2 days now. It only hurts when I swallow my own saliva not when I eat or drink. In addition I have a runny nose. I tried everything medicine and remedy and it's just not working! What can I do?
Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when I swallow. It also makes crates alot of saliva?
See dentist: There are so many different things that this could be depending on where it is, how long it has been there and if it has changed size. You really need to see a dentist to have it evaluated. Remember, pain is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong. ...Read more
See below: See your dentist to rule out any dental pathology such as decay, periodontal issues, third molar eruption or impaction. If not, you may be referred to your primary care MD for evaluation. ...Read more
I think I accidentally swallowed cat blood. My cat hurt his paw and when I picked him up he snacked me in the mouth. Should I be concerned?
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more