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What's the signs of strep throat? My throat hurts and every time i yawn.It hurts..

What's the signs of strep throat? My throat hurts and every time i yawn.It hurts..

Non-specific: If your throat is infected you can be checked for strep with rapid screening techniques, and this is important because treatment will prevent post-streptococcal complications like rheumatic fever. ...Read more

Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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For the past 3-4 days my throat has been hurting. Every time i swallow, yawn, talk, etc... It hurts really bad. What could it be? Strep?

For the past 3-4 days my throat has been hurting. Every time i swallow, yawn, talk, etc... It hurts really bad. What could it be? Strep?

Tonsillitis: It is likely an infection by virus or bacteria. It could be strep positive or negative, see you primary care doctor for exam, blood test and throat culture. You are also in an age group when infectious mononucleosis is common. ...Read more

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I am a 40 year old female. I`ve been smoking for 26 years. Every time i yawn my throat feel like i`m having muscle spazims. They are very painful, and take time to cool down

No idea: But sounds like you need to see your pcp for an examination, and probably need referral to an ENT specialist who has the skills and equipment to look into your throat and make sure there is nothing serious going on. If there is, an ENT specialist is in the best position to treat it. In the meantime, work on smoking cessation - it's the single best thing you can do for your health. ...Read more

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Why does my throat hurt on right side when i yawn. Not sore rest of time and i don't have a cold?

Why does my throat hurt on right side when i   yawn. Not sore rest of time and i don't have a cold?

Yawning hurts: Best to have an exam of your throat to be sure there are no sores or masses. But, if it only hurts when you yawn, this sounds like muscle spasm due to some irritant. I would suspect you are experiencing reflux of acid up into your throat when you're sleeping. Go see an ENT for a complete exam. ...Read more

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My throat doesn't feel sore but it hurts when I yawn, also, my left ear hurts at the same time when I yawn ? chewing and swallowing doesn't hurt .

My throat doesn't feel sore but it hurts when I yawn, also, my left ear hurts at the same time when I yawn ?  chewing and swallowing doesn't hurt .

Your throat pain : Your throat discomfort with yawning indicates local inflammatory tissue in and around your eustacian tube. The discomfort that radiates to your left ear is part of that. ...Read more

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Why could it hurt my neck whenever i yawn?

Why could it hurt my neck whenever i yawn?

Muscle pull: Yawning uses muscles that affect the upper neck to some degree. Also involves jaw joint motion. There could be referred pain from that as well. ...Read more

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Why dos the left side of my neck hurt when i yawn?

Why dos the left side of my neck hurt when i yawn?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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The right side of my neck hurts whenever I yawn or burp. I think I pulled a muscle in my neck earlier. Could this be why?

The right side of my neck hurts whenever I yawn or burp. I think I pulled a muscle in my neck earlier. Could this be why?

X-ray: Sometimes these conditions result due to varies reasons, but from the dental health point: it could be because you grind or clench and as a result have onset of TMJ. it is best to visit a dentist and get a check up ...Read more

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Some times ..When i yawn on.My neck.Uper side swallon for few seconds ... Is my any artery is blocked .. Any test to know the blocking artery ?

Some times ..When  i yawn on.My neck.Uper side swallon for few seconds ... Is my any artery is blocked 
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Discuss with ur Dr: About ordering a carotid ultrasound to check for blockage. U must have a strong family history of cardiovascular condition considering your young age having hypertension and elevated cholesterol. I presume u already know the basics of living a healthy life. Take care amd god bless u! http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/gettinghealthy_ucm_001078_subhomepage.Jsp#maincontent. ...Read more

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I had a surgery on my side neck when i was 3 months old. I am 58 and lately when i yawn the scar area tenses and hurts/feels weird. Should i do some m?

I had a surgery on my side neck when i was 3 months old. I am 58 and lately when i yawn the scar area tenses and hurts/feels weird. Should i do some m?

Consult time: It is unlikely than any surgery that long ago could relate to a new problem.However, the various layers within the skin may bind and a scar revision could alleviate any tense/painful area you have in the area. Contact a general or plastic surgeon for a consult if you decide to pursue it. ...Read more

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I'm in cheer. I was helping catch this girl when she hit me on the side of my neck right under my chin and after hours it hurts bad when I yawn ): why?

I'm in cheer. I was helping catch this girl when she hit me on the side of my neck right under my chin and after hours it hurts bad when I yawn ): why?

Possible Dislocation: You may have gotten a dislocated jaw bone for the hit. You should get it checked out by either your Doctor or an Urgent Care doctor to get guidance on what to do for it. ...Read more

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I have been yawning a lot, my head has been hurting, my neck hurts, and my eyes become very watery I do become dissy and become off balance. ?

I have been yawning a lot, my head has been hurting, my neck hurts, and my eyes become very watery I do become dissy and become off balance. ?

More info needed: How long has it been happening? is there fever? Your symptoms are nonspecific and require a detailed interview and physical exam to make sense of it. See a healthcare provider if you're worried. Good luck. ...Read more

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My neck hurts really bad in the back area and hurts when i turn my head. The area where my neck meets the skull hurts so bad wheb i yawn. Help!

My neck hurts really bad in the back area and hurts when i turn my head. The area where my neck meets the skull hurts so bad wheb i yawn. Help!

Muscle spasm : Probably slept wrong if is acute, and rest and heat should relax the muscle spasm. You did not mention any neck injuries. If is chronic (over 2-3 months) then you need to see osteopath or physiatrist to be properly diagnosed. The treatment will depend on which tissue, bone, joint, ligament, tendon, or muscle is involved, and this requires an hands-on evaluation. ...Read more

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When i swallow or yawn, the lower right side of my neck just above my collar b hurts. Nothing is swollen and when i touch the area it don't hurt. Help?

When i swallow or yawn, the lower right side of my neck just above my collar b hurts. Nothing is swollen and when i touch the area it don't hurt. Help?

Not worrisome: If this continues to bother you see your ENT doctor to check out your throat and neck. Otherwise it may simply be musculoskeletal from sleeping or twisting or a low grade virus that resolves itself. Try gargling with antiseptic mouthwash (listerine). ...Read more

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Have chronic lymphadenopathy should i be concerned at all if the right side-cluster on neck hurts when i swallow more so if i swallow after i yawn?

Have chronic lymphadenopathy should i be concerned at all if the right side-cluster on neck hurts when i swallow more so if i swallow after i yawn?

I would be: Concerned. Have they been biopsies? If benign they should go down. Assume they are reactive from some sort of infection and you are in good hands!! ...Read more