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Is Nasal Congestion A Symptom Of Strep Throat
Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Strep throat: Actually, not. A strep throat affects the pharynx and tonsils and is caused by bacteria. On the other hand, laryngitis involves the larynx or voice box and is mainly cuased by viruses. You develop a sore throat with strep and hoarness of the voice (or loss of voice in extreme cases) with laryngitis. ...Read more
Viruses or Bacterial: Common cold, flu (influenza) mononucleosis (mono), measles chickenpox croup — a common childhood illness characterized by a harsh, barking cough strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria. ...Read more
Sinus drip?: Can postnasal drip be the only symptom of a sinus infection? ANS: yes ...Read more
Throat lump: It can be associated with acid reflux and i see that you have heartburn and you smoke, which does not help it. The lump may also be from post nasal drip if you have nasal allergies. I will bet on acid reflux, you need to change your diet and stop smoking and maybe take some otc antacids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden onset of sore throat, wheezing, loss of voice, Fluid in ears but no runny nose fever or any other symptoms could this be strep throat?
Unlikely: Most probably it's a viral infection leading to this constellation of symptoms, unlikely to be streptococcal pharyngitis from the outset, although bacteria may kick in later, but symptoms will change. Saline nasal washes, salt water gargles for decongestion remain the mainstay for treatment though, together with voice rest,fluids,bronchodilator for wheezing if you're prescribed one, c MD if worse ...Read more
Severe post nasal drip for a week. No cough, sore throat, runny nose or sinus pressure. Throat feels like it is closing, causing panic. Any ideas?
Allergies & anxiety: One idea would be allergies and anxiety. Get an appt with your doctor and if you have both of these then Hydoxyzine HCL may be a good medicine for you to be prescribed as it is an anti-histamine ans well as FDA approved for anxiety. Inhaled corticosteroid nasal sprays may help too. See your Dr for appt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the following symptoms: mild trouble swallowing, coughing, nasal runoff, nasal congestion, a 101 fever for one night, and an irritated throat?
Viral cold/URI: Most like is a common cold which is often caused by viruses and only symptom-treatments is needed (treating cough, nasal congestions, fever etc..) as there is not antiviral medication for common cold--at least not yet..Common cold will go away with/out treatment, eventually. If your symptoms worsen, you may need to conult your doc to eval for possible strepthroat, tonsillitis etc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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