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What can I do if my throat feels swollen all the time and food gets stuck. What could it be?

What can I do if my throat feels swollen all the time and food gets stuck. What could it be?

Dry mouth: Without proper saliva flow the mouth becomes dry and the first stage of digestion is interrupted. There are many medications that can dry your mouth so check with your medical doctor. ...Read more

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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I feel bloated and my throat feels swollen after eatting bloomin onion?

Allergy to onions: This sounds like contact allergy to something in the onions. Don't eat them andcheck with an allergist to determine if you are susceptible to other foods that have some of same or similar compounds to avoid them also. ...Read more

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The inside of my throat feels swollen is it allergies?

The inside of my throat feels swollen is it allergies?

Possible: There are many things that could give the sensation of swollen throat. If one has these symptoms then a proper evaluation should be sought. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get headaches, my throat feels swollen like if u were having an allergic reaction?

Sometimes when I get headaches, my throat feels swollen like if u were having an allergic reaction?

See your doctor.: If you are feeling like your throat is swelling, you need to get medical care immediately, as that could be life-threatening! if this is a recurring issue, your doctor may recommend allergy testing to determine the cause. Please ask your doctor also about whether you should be carrying an Epinephrine injector with you. ...Read more

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Should i b alarmed my throat feels swollen and I have some sort of lump noticeable on out side of right side of neck?

Should i b alarmed my throat feels swollen and I have some sort of lump noticeable on out side of right side of neck?

Get checked : For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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My throat feels swollen and like a bruise and I can't swallow what should I do?

My throat feels swollen and like a bruise and I can't swallow what should I do?

Swollen Throat: if you truly can't swallow get off the internet and go right to the ER, call an ambulance if no one can take you. ...Read more

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My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

Eustachian tube: Might be swollen throat tissue in upper throat, where the eustachian tube opens. Ask your doctor about using neosynephrine (phenylephrine) nose drops in the blocked side so that they sort of go to the ear through the nose. Ask your doctor about using Clear.ease lozenges - to reduce swelling in that area. see www.hydromedonline.com ...Read more

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2 days ago i started having a sharp pain in my left ear. Also my throat feels swollen. Very painful in left side of throat and left ear when swallowing. Is there any OTC medications that could help?

Eustachian tube dys.: You could have an ear infection or eustachian tube dysfunction. Try salt warm water gargles every 2-3 hrs. You could take some over the counter pain killer also for some relief. If you don't see any improvement, please see your doctor for detailed evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my throat feels swollen & my head hurts & it hurts my ears & throat when i swallow?

What does it mean if my throat feels swollen & my head hurts & it hurts my ears & throat when i swallow?

Throat Infection: Sounds like you have some type of infection in your throat. You need to be seen and evaluated for this. ...Read more

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Got blood work had vitamin d rly low could that be why my throat feels swollen when i eat n never rly hungry n been gettin headaches? Idk what def cau

Got blood work had vitamin d rly low could that be why my throat feels swollen when i eat n never rly hungry n been gettin headaches? Idk what def cau

Not symptoms of defi: These are not symptoms of vit d deficiency.Vit d deficiency can cause muscle pain and bone pain and most of the times there are no symptoms unless it has been long term and sustained deficiency. ...Read more

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My ears itch bad and my throat feels swollen and itchy. Hurts to swallow on both sides. Minor nasal congestion. I'm exhausted?

My ears itch bad and my throat feels swollen and itchy. Hurts to swallow on both sides.  Minor nasal congestion. I'm exhausted?

Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more