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I have white streaks on my tonsils, and mucus running down my throat. is this tonsillitis? or something else

I have white streaks on my tonsils, and mucus running down my throat. is this tonsillitis? or something else

Post nasal drip: You do not have pain in your throat . You can have post nasal drip from various causes such as allergies, sinus troubles , cold , flu. See your 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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Since yesterday I have a warm feeling running down my throat, i feel it more on my left side i feel some what congested, at times I have to clear my throat

Since yesterday I have a warm feeling running down my throat, i feel it more on my left side i feel some what congested, at times I have to clear my throat

This : This is called post nasal drip. The mucous produced in your nose as a result of a cold or allergies can travel from your nose down into your throat. This feels exactly how you described your symptoms "warm feeling running down my throat." the key to stopping this is to take an anti-histamine like Claritin or alavert and sudafed when you are congested. If your symptoms persists you may have a condition called allergic rhinitis which your doctor can treat with a steroid nasal spray. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been prone to nose bleeds since i was little, but they've been running down my throat for the last year or so. Is that normal?

I've been prone to nose bleeds since i was little, but they've been running down my throat for the last year or so. Is that normal?

Let explain: Nosebleeds are divided into two types, depending on whether the bleeding is coming from the front or back of the nose. When the bleeding come from the front usually the bleeding come to the front. When the bleeding comes from the back of the nose usually drop in the back. Do you high blood pressure? ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with a stuffy nose, and constantly have mucous running down my throat?

Why do I wake up with a stuffy nose, and constantly have mucous running down my throat?

? rhinosinusitis: which means inflammation of your nasal passges / sinuses. You need to see your doctor / ENT / Allergist, meanwhile use saline nasal washes at least once or twice a day, good luck ...Read more

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Thick white drainage running down my throat...hard to swallow it..even taking a drink doesn't wash it away. Nasal congestion only one side. Thoughts?

Thick white drainage running down my throat...hard to swallow it..even taking a drink doesn't wash it away. Nasal congestion only one side. Thoughts?

Postnasal drip: I would have some concern that this is an upper respiratory viral infection, that may be turning into a bacterial sinus infection; or it could be a flare up of allergies . If you don't typically have allergies and your symptoms have been going on for more than 7-10 days, bacterial infection is more likely. More information is needed and I would suggest seeing a doctor to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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My nose has been running and i smell and taste blood in my nose and down my throat. What does could it be?

My nose has been running and i smell and taste blood in my nose and down my throat. What does could it be?

Epistaxis: Sounds like your nose is bleeding towards the back of your nose. You should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more

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Hi the flap is skin down my throat that points downwards feels like its stuck upwards and is really irritating me please help i'm so worried ?

Uvula: It sounds like you are describing your uvula. It is like a punching bag that hangs from your soft palate. Do you snore every night? Sometimes it can be sore from chronic snoring. Or it could be simple inflammation that will resolve on its own. Eating a soft and bland diet and drinking plenty of liquids are helpful. If it is still bothersome, you should see your doc. ...Read more

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It feels like and taste like I have blood running down the back of my throat?

It feels like and taste like I have blood running down the back of my throat?

Get checked: Your local ENT can give you a good checkup to make sure there are no masses or lesions in your nose causing any bleeding or help to decrease the mucous which might be giving you this sensation. ...Read more