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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?

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?

Fish bone treatment: You might try either eating a large piece of bread with peanut butter, or a banana to dislodge the fish bone. If this does not work and it is still there after a day, a visit to the ENT doctor is in order. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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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.

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.

Neck pain: I would go to your medical doctor or the emergency room to evaluate the symptoms. Difficulty swallowing with fever and chills are worrisome and need urgent treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Tonsil infection: You probably have an infected tonsil or tonsillith. You have to get checked to make sure you do not have a peritonsillar abscess. See your doctor today or tomorrow to rule this out. Good luck. Feel better! ...Read more

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Why does my throat hurt only on swallowing saliva?

Why does my throat hurt only on swallowing saliva?

Throat pain: You have no pain when you drink or swallow solid food? I don't see how it is possible to only have throat pain when swallowing saliva but not food or drinks. Do you have anxiety disorder? ...Read more

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My throat kinda hurts when I swallow my saliva, and I have a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes. What happened?

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

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I'm having trouble swallowing, soup is ok but just swallowing my saliva is hard, and it hurts slightly.

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

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How can I swallow my saliva if it hurts to swallow?

How can I swallow my saliva if it hurts to swallow?

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

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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

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

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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?

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?

Std clinic: Did you perform oral sex? If so you need a throat swab for chlamydia and gonorrhea. See a doc of go to planned parenthood. You need an exam and std check. ...Read more

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Every time I swallow, even saliva, the back of my mouth hurts. (It feels like the back of my tongue) what will help?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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My throat has been bugging me for the past week, and it hurts to swallow everything- even my saliva. What could be the problem?

My throat has been bugging me for the past week, and it hurts to swallow everything- even my saliva. What could be the problem?

Sore throat: Apparently you have some viral or bacterial infection or tonsillitis. Get yourself checked by your primary care dr. For the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

Post nasal drip: This can be from a cold or nasal allergies, use a saline nasal spray to alleviate the symptoms, if you have allergies, seek the help of an allergist. ...Read more

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My throat hurts when I sneeze and swallow my saliva. What could be wrong?

My throat hurts when I sneeze and swallow my saliva. What could be wrong?

Throat pain: The two most likely causes would be post-nasal drip from a chronic sinus infection or acid reflux. An accurate diagnosis requires a history and physical examination. Start with a primary care physician. ...Read more

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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

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Throat hurts and I can't swallow, I also have an excessive saliva build up in my mouth. What could be wrong with me?

Throat hurts and I can't swallow, I also have an excessive saliva build up in my mouth. What could be wrong with me?

Throat pain: Hello. Your sore throat and swallowing difficulty may be due to an infection. It is best to be seen by your doctor. A laryngitis or peritonsilitis could be present. ...Read more

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Why is it that whenever I cough or sneeze my brain would hurt? And whenever I swallow my saliva my throat hurts too.

Why is it that whenever I cough or sneeze my brain would hurt? And whenever I swallow my saliva my throat hurts too.

Sinus?: 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

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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?

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?

You need and exam: Symptoms are suspicious for an infection, either bacterial like a strep throat or viral. Without the ability to examen you and to look at the sore in your mouth, the best advice would be for you to see a physician to evaluate your throat. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my mouth and it hurts when I swallow what is it?

I have a bump in my mouth and it hurts when I swallow what is it?

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

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I wake up with my mouth dry and hurts when I swallow?

I wake up with my mouth dry and hurts when I swallow?

Xerostomia: You have have sjogren's, some other primary salivary gland problem, be taking a rx that causes this, or be sleeping with your mouth wide open and mouth-breathing. A physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more

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Why does my top rear right mouth hurt every time I swallow? Are there any remedies for it?

Why does my top rear right mouth hurt every time I swallow? Are there any remedies for it?

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

Saliva (Definition)

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


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