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Why does my throat always hurt?

Why does my throat always hurt?

Be seen: It is likely due to post nasal drip from allergies at this time of the year, but it could also be a chronic tonsillitis or similar infection. Your doctor should be able to help. ...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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Why does my throat always hurt after I nap?

Why does my throat always hurt after I nap?

Not sure: Do you sleep with your mouth open? Do you have post nasal drip? ...Read more

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My throat always closes up itches and hurts when l smoke weed now does this irritation ever go away or does it means something wrong with me?

My throat always closes up itches and hurts when l smoke weed now does this irritation ever go away or does it means something wrong with me?

Stop use: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged & deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 times higher than tobacco. 3 times more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation & wheezing. Stop weed now. ...Read more

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When i get sick it always goes the same way, my throat get s infalmed and starts to hurt whe it's better my nose is stuffed, why is it a routine?

When i get sick it always goes the same way, my throat get s infalmed and starts to hurt whe it's better my nose is stuffed, why is it a routine?

Not unusual: Many viruses and bacteria seem to start in oropharyngeal- throat and lead to drainage, nodes, cough, sinuses, bronchitis either primary or with secondary bacterial infections. Smokers at risk. Poor oral hygeine a risk. Immunosupression, steroids, allergies can all be involved in recurrent episodes. ...Read more

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My throat hurts in the morning and at night. I take a cough drop and the pain goes away. I'm always good for the rest of the day. Why ?

My throat hurts in the morning and at night. I take a cough drop and the pain goes away. I'm always good for the rest of the day. Why ?

AM throat pain: Could be reflux. Consider raising head of bed ( pillow under mattress), try ranitidine and or prevecid, avoid lots of coffee, soda, alcohol ,spicy food and smoking. Alternatively could be allergies with post nasal drip, elevating head of bed helps and try zyrtec/ before bedtime ...Read more

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What cause stomache pain and chest throat shoulder hurt and i always feel like i got a sinus probelm and my stomache issue i vomited all the time an?

What cause stomache pain and chest throat shoulder hurt  and i always feel like i got a sinus  probelm and my stomache issue i vomited all the time an?

Could be acid reflux: That combination of symptom can be seen in the setting of acid reflux. Try an otc acid reducer and if that doesn't help, make sure you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I always have problems with my throat because I talk a lot.I had nodes before. I smoke but not all the time. Lately, my throat hurts when I smoke why?

I always have problems with my throat because I talk a lot.I had nodes before. I smoke but not all the time. Lately, my throat hurts when I smoke why?

Forgive my frankness: As one who speaks professionally and thus earns a living by using her mind, you have done well with your life so far. Your tissues change and epithelium may thin a bit as you mature. Your throat is asking you to stop smoking. I am, too, and so are the people who love you. Why not take that brave step right now? ...Read more

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I got same red lines in throat for months .always have thin mucus annoying all time .i always taking anihistames like zyrtec and Claritin .what is this.can this last months?my throat never hurts .

I got same red lines in throat for months .always have thin mucus annoying all time .i always taking anihistames like zyrtec and Claritin .what is this.can this last months?my throat never hurts .

ENT: Zyrtec and claritin are antihistamines they will not dry you out. You need a decongestant like sudafed. The red lines in your throat should probably be seen by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have a thyroid problem and my throat hurts on one side. I have tried several antibiotics. It always feel as if my throat is dry or scratched. Help!?

See an ENT : I would start looking at other reasons than your thyroid (like reflux or post nasal drip) consider a visit to your ENT physician. ...Read more

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