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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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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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My throat hurts only on the right side it hurts when i swallow, also it hurts my right ear to, what could it be?

My throat hurts only on the right side it hurts when i swallow, also it hurts my right ear to, what could it be?

How long lasting?: Short term throat pain felt also in the ear can be just a virus. If your pain is severe or you have pain opening your mouth or f the pain continues over 10 days, you should get checked. Any trouble breathing requires attention immediately. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Why does my throat hurt on right side when i yawn. Not sore rest of time and i don't have a cold?

Why does my throat hurt on right side when i   yawn. Not sore rest of time and i don't have a cold?

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

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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

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What does it mean if my throat hurts on one side?

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

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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