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My Throat Hurts On The Right Side
I just started having a really bad pain at the bottom of my chin and the outside of my throat hurts on the right side?
My tongue is raw in the middle and my throat hurts really bad. The right side of my neck is a little swollen?
My throat hurts only on the right side it hurts when i swallow, also it hurts my right ear to, what could it be?
I have taken 10 days worth of amoxicillin for possible strep and my test came back negative. My throat still hurts on the right side.
Viral infection?: Most sore throats are due to viruses, and no virus infection is helped by amoxiciillin or any other antibiotic. It just takes time to clear up on its own, sometimes as long as 2-3 weeks. Contact your doctor if your throat still is sore after another week or so -- or sooner if you have fever or the pain is severe. ...Read more
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
Hi Doctor. When I swallow the right side of my throat hurts and nowhere else, just right side. I have herpes 1 but no cold sores. Can it be that?
My throat is hurting on the right side and my lypmnoh is red with white specs on it and looks irritaited?
Possible strep: It could be strep. You should have it tested to make sure. If it is negative try gargling with salt water for several days to see if it goes away on its own ...Read more
The whole right side of my head hurts. My ear hurts. The right side of my throats hurts. The skin covering the right side of my head is tender. ?
Concerning: At your age, there is reason to be concerned about cancerous lesions forming that are mostly caused by aggressive strains of human papilloma virus (hpv). If you still have your tonsils, it could be an infectious process on that side. You could even have throat pain on one side with laryngopharyngeal reflux, a type of acid reflux. You should go in as soon as possible for a laryngoscopy by an ent. ...Read more
Many : Many possibilities exist. Infection such as viral or bacterial tonsillitis, tonsillar abscess and also cancer can cause that. There are many other causes. It all depends on what other symptoms you have, your examination findings and your tobacco and alcohol use history. Get evaluated soon. ...Read more
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). Throat lozenges, and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin, can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Left side of throat hurts, a specific area that I can literally feel with my tounge, felt it this morning. ?
Throat: Please have your primary doctor refer you, as soon as possible, to the Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist! ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without a physical examination. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It may be unilateral infection behind a tonsil. ...Read more
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