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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I have been on antibotic for four days and there is no relief on my abcessed tooth. My throat and ears hurt really badand I have headaches. I have no money for dentist. Whatshould i do?

I have been on antibotic for four days and there is no relief on my abcessed tooth. My throat and ears hurt really badand I have headaches. I have no money for dentist. Whatshould i do?

Need to be seen ASAP: If you have been on antibiotics for 4 days for an abscessed tooth with pain and possible swelling of the throat or difficulty swallowing, you need to be treated by someone asap. An abscess involving the throat can be serious. Your choices for treatment could include a dental school if one is nearby, a dental office willing to treat you with some type of financial arrangement, or go to the er. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and everytime i eat and drink it hurts and I have been having headaches for a past week tomorrow can you tell me what it is ?

I have a sore throat and everytime i eat and drink it hurts and I have been having headaches for a past week tomorrow can you tell me what it is ?

Need more info: Medicine cannot be practiced effectively without a full history and physical exam. This could be one of many possibilities. Please see a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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I have a headache, my nose is runny & stuffy. I keep sneezing and coughing, & my throat hurts. What over-the-counter meds should I get?

I have a headache, my nose is runny & stuffy. I keep sneezing and coughing, & my throat hurts. What over-the-counter meds should I get?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Symptoms : my body feels hot, inside and outside , i cough literally after 1 second, i tremble , my throat hurts me , my eyes burn and I have a headache?

Symptoms : my body feels hot, inside and outside , i cough literally after 1 second, i tremble , my throat hurts me , my eyes burn and I have a headache?

Flu: Sounds like e start of the flu or a bad viral cold, causing a viral pharyngitis. Try lozenges, warm slat water gargle and spit, and drink warm beverages. If it gets worse or if you have trouble breathing, go to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can spider bites cause cold/flu symptoms I have two huge spider bites now I have a headache, getting weak & now a minor sore throat hurts to swallow ?

Can spider bites cause cold/flu symptoms I have two huge spider bites now I have a headache, getting weak & now a minor sore throat hurts to swallow ?

Get medical eval: Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you & you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site & possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also medical care if you develop signs of secondary infection. ...Read more

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I have a headache, toothache, earache, sore throat, burning eyes, runny nose, and my cheek bones hurt really bad?

Fever?: Agree with all answers because at this point cannot determine if it a dental or medical cause. But if it the weekend, pain is severe, swelling develops and you are running a fever, I would suggest a visit to an urgent care center or even an er. Some may have a panoramic xray machine that could begin the diagnosis and make proper referral. ...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


Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more