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Yesterday I did a transesof. Echocard. Even though today my throat hurts, feel it a little swollen and the palate to one side of the tongue too. Normal?

Yesterday I did a transesof. Echocard. Even though today my throat hurts, feel it a little swollen and the palate to one side of the tongue too. Normal?

TEE: It is normal to have some mild throat irritation after such a procedure. If it persists or worsens you should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more

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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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The right side of my throat hurts when I swalllow and glands feel swollen. This comes and goes. I have no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

The right side of my throat hurts when I swalllow and glands feel swollen. This comes and goes. I have no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

Enlarged tonsils: Dear KristineT,

I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from a viral infection however it could be possible for you to have a "stone" or calcified food stuck in your tonsils. Best to have someone inspect your throat.

Regards,
Dr. Cacho ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lymphnoids are swollen and my throat hurts a lot? What causes this pain?

What does it mean if my lymphnoids are swollen and my throat hurts a lot? What causes this pain?

Sore throat: Your sympotomes are most consistent with what typically is strep throat an infection caused by bacteria that cause lymph nodes to swell and become tender. The treatment antibiotics, rest and hydration. Good luck! ...Read more

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That thing hanging in my throat is swollen and my throat hurts?

That thing hanging in my throat is swollen and my throat hurts?

See physician: Would recommend you see your doctor so he/she might be able to take a look. Could be a number of things that need to be checked out. ...Read more

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I'm still slightly sick and my throat hurts but it is not swollen. P.S it hurts when I yawn and swallow.

I'm still slightly sick and my throat hurts but it is not swollen. P.S it hurts when I yawn and swallow.

Dr. Can check throat: 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 throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Throat hurts when I swallow. Feels swollen. But doesn't feel swollen on the outside. Nerve racking. What can it be and when can I do for it?

Throat hurts when I swallow. Feels swollen. But doesn't feel swollen on the outside. Nerve racking. What can it be and when can I do for it?

Nerve racking indeed: Pharyngitis. Could be bacterial. Get your throat swabbed and rapid strep test in your friendly neighbourhood doctor's office. If test negative you do not need antibiotic just conservative managment. ...Read more

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What should I have if my throat hurts and the top of my mouth is swollen?

What should I have if my throat hurts and the top of my mouth is swollen?

Get a checkup: Swollen roof of the mouth and sore throat could be due to several things. The simplest thing could be an infection around a tooth. Please get a checkup by your dentist for evaluation. If it is not teeth related you will be referred to the appropriate health professional for further evaluation. Get well. ...Read more

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My tongue is raw in the middle and my throat hurts really bad. The right side of my neck is a little swollen?

My tongue is raw in the middle and my throat hurts really bad. The right side of my neck is a little swollen?

See doctor: It sounds like you may have an infection, it is impossible to tell you if this is a virus or bacteria, like strep, causing this. The best thing to do is see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Why is my left of neck is swollen and throat hurts to swallow?

Why is my left of neck is swollen and throat hurts to swallow?

Not sure?: Mononucleosis? Strep throat? I am not sure. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. ...Read more

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Throat hurts, nose stopped up, eyes swollen?

Throat hurts, nose stopped up, eyes swollen?

Check for strep: Try an allergy pill without sudafed: benadryl (diphenhydramine) is the shortest acting. If your symptoms resolve or improve within an hour, it is likely allergic and then take claritin, or allegra (genericis fine). If no better at all, don't take and then the cause is either viral or bacterial, usually. The most important thing to check for is strep. Strep can present without fever and a red throat in many adult ...Read more

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I smoke and I've had a cough for the last few months but two days ago my glands got swollen, my throat hurts and I can feel a lump? I'm 22.

I smoke and I've had a cough for the last few months but two days ago my glands got swollen, my throat hurts and I can feel a lump? I'm 22.

Virus? Strep?: You probably have a viral infection, or maybe strep throat. Or maybe mononucleosis -- mayge untlelated to your smoking and cough. Contact your doctor. But do try to get off cigarettes: even if this problem isn't due to your obvious chronic bronchitis, you're on a path toward serious lung disease from smoking. ...Read more

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My friend lisa has a swollen lymph node on her neck, she says her throat hurts and it feels hard to breath sometimes. It came up all of a sudden.?

My friend lisa has a swollen lymph node on her neck, she says her throat hurts and it feels hard to breath sometimes. It came up all of a sudden.?

Exam: Any unexplained lymph node swelling with throat pain should be evaluated medically with tests for stept and mononucleosis as well as a routine blood count. Make an appointment for an examination with your physician. ...Read more

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My temp is 96.4.& I feel real weak cold chest sore throat doesn't hurt my neck feels swollen & I kinda feel outta it. What could be wrong?

My temp is 96.4.& I feel real weak cold chest sore throat doesn't hurt my neck feels swollen & I kinda feel outta it. What could be wrong?

Cannot diagnose: This sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection, but without seeing and being able to examine you this is only a guess. If it keeps up go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Throat hurts before sleep until couple hours after awake. Affects sleep most nights and hurts to talk. Feels swollen, humidifier no help. Not strep?

Throat hurts before sleep until couple hours after awake. Affects sleep most nights and hurts to talk. Feels swollen, humidifier no help. Not strep?

See MD asap: Studies show that autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis have a large cardiac component. And, pericarditis is a common diagnosis in patients with RA. That should be your primary concern, to rule this out. Especially because the pain of pericarditis is worse when lying down and better sitting up. However, you need a full exam for other causes & please follow a Rheumatologist regularly for RA ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I have noticed my left Tonsil Lymph Node is swollen, feels kind of hard, and hurts. I also have a sore throat on that side?

For the past 2 days I have noticed my left Tonsil Lymph Node is swollen, feels kind of hard, and hurts. I also have a sore throat on that side?

Those 2 findings: Are consistent. The lymph nodes in the neck and near the jaw bone can become inflamed when there is an infection. Try gargling with warm salt water. ...Read more

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Had a cold 10 days: sneezing, scratch throat, cough, congestion. Started to feel better then throat hurts, very swollen, and fever last night. Why?

Had a cold 10 days: sneezing, scratch throat, cough, congestion. Started to feel better then throat hurts, very swollen, and fever last night. Why?

Bacterial Infection: It appears you have developed a bacterial infection of your upper respiratory tract after having a viral infection. You need to be seen by a physician, either your personal one or an urgent care physician. ...Read more

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I had a sore throat last week, hurt to swallow, glands swollen, sore neck, it went away and now its back! Feels like there's something back there! Help?

Sire throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a 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 amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat it feels real swollen and burns my ears hurt and I can't blow my nose cuz my throat will hurt.

See a doctor: This sounds as if you may have a viral URI, in which case your symptoms can be managed with OTC meds. Best to see a doctor and make sure this is not Strep throat. Best wishes and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Coughing up yellowish stuff with a little blood sometime, throat hurts n can't breath that well, n running nose, Tonsils feel swollen, barely can talk?

Coughing up yellowish stuff with a little blood sometime, throat hurts n can't breath that well, n running nose, Tonsils feel swollen, barely can talk?

Likely viral illness: It is hard to tell for sure, but viral illness--laryngitis/bronchitis--is likely causing your infliction. Not knowing your age, other illnesses you may have, medication (s) you are taking, I cannot advise on the specifics. Often OTC meds such as Mucinex/Delsym/Coricidin, motrin/tylenol-cold can help alleviate your symptoms. Consult doc for an evaluation if not better in 3-5 days. Good luck ...Read more

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My bf says that his throat hurts and his tonsils and gum are swollen, what could be wrong?

My bf says that his throat hurts and his tonsils and gum are swollen, what could be wrong?

Infecton: A variety of viruses and sometimes group a strep can cause sore throats. Usually with strep throat you have minimal other symptoms such as runny nose, congestion, cough. ...Read more

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I throat gland on the left hurts but is not swollen. What does that mean? No fever no throat pain.

I throat gland on the left hurts but is not swollen. What does that mean? No fever no throat pain.

Lymph Node: We frequently will have lymph node pain when our bodies are fighting infection (sometimes it's from viruses that we don't even know about). Could also be from other causes like inflammed saliva glands (parotitis). ...Read more

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I was about to go to sleep then my troat hurt it felt swollen, a while after I threw up a bit. My throat hurts off and on before bed... help?

I was about to go to sleep then my troat hurt it felt swollen, a while after I threw up a bit. My throat hurts off and on before bed... help?

Reflux?????: Get yourself evaluated for Reflux and H Pylori. Once that is ruled out-- think of keeping your allergies in control. If symptoms persist-- see ENT ...Read more

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My throat hurts when I swallow and my neck is also stiff. My glands are swollen. I just got over a cold 3 weeks ago. I have a 4 month old son?

My throat hurts when I swallow and my neck is also stiff. My glands are swollen. I just got over a cold 3 weeks ago. I have a 4 month old son?

Exam time!: I'm glad that what you considered a cold has lost its' grip, but you do have something that your immune system is trying to fight. It needs help, so see a Dr. Those glands are working overtime and not finding success. To protect and meet the demands of raising your son, do it ASAP. See a Dr and get well soon. ...Read more

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I have these yellow things on my right tonsil there are only two of them with a little bit of white around it it is a bit swollen and my throat hurts?

Time to see your Dr.: You didn't mention if you are having fever, chills or other associated symptoms, but it's time to see your doctor with your tonsillar exudates showing, and get treated ahead of other symptoms. Let her/him diagnose and manage you. ...Read more

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