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Im running a fever and hurting in my chest and throat any suggestions?

Im running a fever and hurting in my chest and throat any suggestions?

Some possibilities: Fever plus sore throat usually mean a viral infection (a cold or the flu) or a strep throat infection (bacteria that need an antibiotic to treat). Hurting in the chest can be more serious, because there could be a chest infection like bronchitis or pneumonia. Of course, chest pain unrelated to the fever must be checked by a doctor to be sure it is not heart pain (which would be bad). See a doctor. ...Read more

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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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My back and my chest and stomach hurts of a dry itchy throat and cough I have. What can I take?

My back and my chest and stomach hurts of a dry itchy throat and cough I have. What can I take?

Bronchitis: It sounds like you may have a bronchitis. Most of the time it is viral but if persistent for several days and with fever you should see your pcp or urgent care to be evaluated and perhaps needing an antibiotic. You can try some otc cough medications initially. ...Read more

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I started with a sore throat and voice loss now I have a chesty cough and rashes on my chest and back what could it be?

I started with a sore throat and  voice loss now I have a chesty cough and rashes on my chest and back what could it be?

Viral illness: Most likely a viral throat and larynx infection that is causing cough either by vocal cord irritation or progressing to trachea or lungs. Hydrate, use humidifier, rest voice, use honey and dextromethorphin to suppress cough if it is nonproductive. Laryngitis is rarely bacterial. Rash is also probably a viral exanthem. ...Read more

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Im having pains in the middle of my chest and in my back also been running a fever and sick to my stomach?

Im having pains in the middle of my chest and in my back also been running a fever and sick to my stomach?

Some infection?: Fever is often due to infection. Pains in the chest and back can be from viral illnesses like the flu, wherein viruses get throughout the body, including in the muscles, causing aches and pains. Pains in the chest and back can also be from pneumonia in the lungs. Chest pain may also be from the heart (which is serious), so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is happening. ...Read more

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I have cough in throat and pain in throat and chest what to do?

I have cough in throat and pain in throat and chest what to do?

Cough, throat pain: It depends on length and severity of symptoms. A new cough and sore throat may just be from a viral infection. If there is no fever or worsening, it's okay to watch for 2 weeks. Drinking plenty of fluid and taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen for aches can help. If fever or worsening chest pain is present, or if cough lasts longer than 3 weeks, a doctor needs to check. ...Read more

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My chest feels like there is an elephant stepping on it and i keep coughing and constantly clearing my throat and my throat is scratchy and got chills?

My chest feels like there is an elephant stepping on it and i keep coughing and constantly clearing my throat and my throat is scratchy and got chills?

Probably bronchitis : You probably have a chest infection with resulting asthma like symptoms ( the elephant feeling on your chest ). If you weren't so young there would also be concern that symptom could represent concern for your heart. You need to see a doctor and most likely get an antibiotic and meds for better breathing. ...Read more

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Recently took a long flight and biked in the wind. Now I have sore throat, running nose, and nasal congestion, and feeling tired. Any suggestions?

Recently took a long flight and biked in the wind. Now I have sore throat, running nose, and nasal congestion, and feeling tired. Any suggestions?

URI: Upper respiratory infection. Could be viral or bacterial. Recommend lots of fluid and rest and saline nasal irrigations and saline gargles. If mucous turns cloudy, yellow or green, see you md. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pain on my right side. Very cold. Ice cold in a warm room. Sore throat and migraine and nausea. Any ideas?

See a doctor: Your feeling cold suggests you may be running a fever. Your symptoms are not specific enough to warrant a diagnosis without exam, but right lower abdominal pain and nausea with fever and chills may suggest appendicitis, pid, other. Go soon and hope you get better quickly. ...Read more

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When I walk briskly, I start getting pains in my head, neck and throat and then start burping a lot also burning pain in chest ?

When I walk briskly, I start getting pains in my head, neck and throat and then start burping a lot also burning pain in chest ?

Exam: Your symptoms related to brisk exercise are worrisome. I suggest a full cardiac/medical workup including a stress test, EKG and blood testing. Please do not exercise until cleared from a cardiac point of view. ...Read more

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Do you have to have a sore throat to have epiglottitis? I have shortness of breath and pain on the side of my throat and running nose and sneezing.

Do you have to have a sore throat to have epiglottitis? I have shortness of breath and pain on the side of my throat and running nose and sneezing.

Not really: epiglottis is rare in your age group, you are describing common cold symptoms, possibly pharyngitis too, most of the time it is a viral infection, the common home remedies would help besides rest and pain killers, if not better, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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I had a cold sore yesterday and now my throat hurts to swallow but no fever and the back of my throat is all white?

I had a cold sore yesterday and now my throat hurts to swallow but no fever and the back of my throat is all white?

Viral URI: It is difficult to tell with out a clinical exam but your symptoms may be related to a viral upper respiratory tract infection. There are several other possibilities so it is best to consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have a fever, sweating, sore neck and shoulders, aches and pains all over, headache and sore throat. Any ideas on what it might be?

I have a fever, sweating, sore neck and shoulders, aches and pains all over, headache and sore throat. Any ideas on what it might be?

Viral syndrome: All things considered, it sounds like a viral illness, possibly influenza. How long has it been going on? If just for a few days then treat the symptoms, rest and keep well-hydrated. If it persists for more than a week, or if you develop new symptoms, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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