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Is It Normal To Have A Sore Throat After Radiation Beam Therapy To The Neck
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?
I had a radical neck dissection followed by radiation 7 years ago. If i get a sore throat i get very inflamed and very tender lymph nodes. Is his norm?
I have a sore throat deep in my neck and a cough; my throat looks "normal". Could it be a virus? or something worse?
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore throat but down farther in my neck? I'm tired even after getting lots of sleep, little energy. Dr checked and levels were normal.
What levels?: If you could be more specific that would be of more help ...Read more
5 days w/sore throat low in neck. Looked at tonsils (normal) but noticed I could see my epiglottis pop up. It's redder and bigger over the past day. Seems like maybe constricting air a bit. Advice?
I am hot but no fever, sore throat from sneezing and athma. Feels like my arm is burning or it changes to my neck or just chest burning..Bp is normal?
Doesn't sound good: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what problems and treatments are needed. A person with asthma needs medication in cases of allergies, colds, flu's, or pneumonia (so his asthma won't get worse and worse, which in an unlucky person can be fatal). Burning, or other strange sensations, in the arm and neck may be from irritation to nerves as the nerves come out of the spine (dr. Can check). ...Read more
I have low temperature, swollen glands tender under jaw and achey neck. Sore throat. More forgetful than normal and slow thoughts and more tired. Help?
You may have: a viral infection that may actually be infectious mononucleosis, or bacterial pharyngitis such as strep throat. Whatever medicines you take for these symptoms may also be responsible for making your brain feel that way. Most viral infections will finish its course in 3-7 days by itself, and bacterial infections will require antibiotics to treat. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for infection from a cut on top of my back, on day 3 of it and i feel worse. Headaches discomfort in neck now sore throat, normal?
Doctor can examine: A "cut" means different things to different people. One person's cut may be one-fourth of an inch long, while another person's cut may be four inches long. Likewise, one person's cut may be down to the muscle, while another person's may be only in the skin surface. Headaches and sore throat may be a new cold or strep throat. To see if new symptoms related to the "cut"... one will need an exam. ...Read more
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