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My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

Ear infection?: An ear infection can cause pain in the throat and vice versa. Symptomatic care for the ear and throat pain can be helpful. You might see your doc for an evaluation if this doesn't get better in a few days. ...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


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The back of my tongue (left side) is extremely sore, it hurts to swallow. The pain is not in my throat, just in one side of my tongue. ?

The back of my tongue (left side) is extremely sore, it hurts to swallow. The pain is not in my throat, just in one side of my tongue. ?

Well : Could be a few things the most common would be an apthus ulcer or herpes of the mouth or viral infection. Consult primary care doctor or Healthtap visit for a specific diagnosis treatment ...Read more

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At the back of my throat on one of my tonsils it is red and inflamed on the left side it also hurts to swallow and has a white/yellow spot on it?

At the back of my throat on one of my tonsils it is red and inflamed on the left side it also hurts to swallow and has a white/yellow spot on it?

Tonsil inflammation: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see Dr & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. May be viral. ...Read more

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I have a large white streak extending from the hole in my tonsils down my throat on one side. It hurts to swallow and I have a swollen lymph node.

I have a large white streak extending from the hole in my tonsils down my throat on one side. It hurts to swallow and I have a swollen lymph node.

Dr. can check throat: 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 a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help with symptoms. ...Read more

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Sore throat hurts bad on one side when i swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?

Sore throat hurts bad on one side when i swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?

hard to say: Hard to say from the limited info.... Could be viral or something more serious....With these symptoms you should go see your dr as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

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 lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in my throat (left side) whenever i swallow anything it feels as though i'm swallowing glass. I know it isn't a sore throat. It only hurts on one side and especially when i swallow liquids.

I : I cannot tell you the cause of your pain. If you look back in your throat, or have someone else do this for you, and there is significant swelling on the the left side of your throat/ left tonsil and it looks like it is dripping pus or contains pus, that could be problematic. If that were the case, you would need to be promptly evaluated to ensure that you did not have a peritonsillar abscess (a painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsil or the nearby tissues in the throat). ...Read more

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I have a mild sore throat that hurts only when I swallow. It also affects my ear. But both the sore throat and the ear pain are only on one side. I had a cold a couple of weeks ago and I still have a cough from that. What could this be?

Sinus infection?: cold symptoms for more than about 10-14 days may indicate a sinus infection or ear infection. The pain on one side could also be from an infected lymph node or tonsillar infection. If you have fever, see a doctor today. Otherwise call your doc and have them check you out. ...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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