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My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

Allergy: The few symptoms that you described are classical symptoms consistent with allergic rhinitis. The nasal congestion is due to engorgement of blood vessels in the side of the nasal cavity and swelling of the tissue around these vessels (called edema). These symptoms can be treated with otc antihistamines such as Claritin or allegra. If these meds do not help, see an allergist. ...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


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The back of my throat is dry and raspy i woke up last night coughing because my throat is so dry ... What is wrong?

The back of my throat is dry and raspy i woke up last night coughing because my throat is so dry ... What is wrong?

Dry throat: It sounds like you are simply low on fluid. Probably not to the point of dehydration, but down enough that your throat is dry. Dry throat can cause cough, sore throat and can put you at risk for infection. Increase your fluid intake...Drink more water. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

My ears are red and my throat is sore. Is this normal?

No: You may have an infection. See your medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My ears are red and my throat is hurting alot, I also have a stuffy nose. What is this?

My ears are red and my throat is hurting alot, I also have a stuffy nose.  What is this?

A cold: Sounds like you may have an upper respiratory infection or cold. If you are not better with plenty of fluids and acetaminophen as needed see your physician. ...Read more

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For the past week and a bit when i wake up and blow my nose there is a lot of blood. Bright red. My nose is always blocked and my throat is dry.

For the past week and a bit when i wake up and blow my nose there is a lot of blood. Bright red. My nose is always blocked and my throat is dry.

Water water evryware: This can happen sometimes if you are in a very dry environment and there's not enough moisture to keep your nasal passage moist. Drink plenty of water and you can also use a nasal saline rinse to help clear out your nose. A humidifier while you are sleeping may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What is causing my nose to be red and swollen? It kinda disappeared and is now back again.

What is causing my nose to be red and swollen? It kinda disappeared and is now back again.

Very : Very difficult to answer without a picture. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. One possible cause might be rosacea. Read more about it on the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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My nose is stuffed up and when I clear it the mucus goes into my mouth and I swallow it. Is this bad for you?

My nose is stuffed up and when I clear it the mucus goes into my mouth and I swallow it. Is this bad for you?

No: This is natures way of clearing our nasal passages and respiratory tree. We swallow mucous and secretions all of the time and never know it. The acid in the stomach will kill any bacteria that is swallowed. Certainly one ususally prefers to expectorate this or blow it out by gently blowing the nose. It is impossible not to swallow some of these secretions. ...Read more

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Got a bump at the back of my mouth by my teeth and it is quite sore, my face is swollen and it's causing earache and a temperature what could it be?

Got a bump at the back of my mouth by my teeth and it is quite sore, my face is swollen and it's causing earache and a temperature what could it be?

Contact DDS: See your dentist for a clinical and radiographic examination, variables include third molar involvement, caries or periodontal disease. See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't know if it's a sore throats but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny and my throats is sore and nose runny. Limited space.

I don't know if it's a sore throats but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny  and my throats is sore and nose runny. Limited space.

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 or Motrin may help decrease symptoms. ...Read more

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My throat is hurting. I was taking nose spray and it burned my throat. Is this a sign of strep throat?

My throat is hurting. I was taking nose spray and it burned my throat. Is this a sign of strep throat?

Maybe: 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 lessen pain. ...Read more

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Uvula is very swollen and elongated. When i wake up my mouth is painfully dry and coated in white. What is this? I also have cold symptoms and cough.

Uvula is very swollen and elongated. When i wake up my mouth is painfully dry and coated in white. What is this? I also have cold symptoms and cough.

Infection possible: Could be anything from a viral cold to a strep viral infection. Could be from snoring, perhaps a breathing problem. Start w your md/do and have a full evaluation to determine what's wrong and what can be done to fix it. ...Read more

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Am struggling to swollow, my throat is extremely sore and i can barely see my throat as my epiglottis is swollen, and there is a hard bump in it?

See a doctor: Your description is a confusing as most people cannot see their own epiglottis when they open their mouth. You might be referring to your uvula (punching bag like structure hanging from soft palate). If so, you may have an infection and you should see your doctor for an evaluation. If you are also short of breath or have wheezing from your throat, you need to go to the er asap. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my hand is bumpy dry and itchy. What coule be wrong with it?

I woke up this morning and my hand is  bumpy dry and itchy. What coule be wrong with it?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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My 8 year old nephew is complaining of a stuffy nose but only in one nostril and feels right dry and kinda hurts what is it and what can we do?

My 8 year old nephew is complaining of a stuffy nose but only in one nostril and feels right dry and kinda hurts what is it and what can we do?

Nasal obstruction: One sided nasal obstruction in a child, especially acutely, is a foreign body until proven otherwise. I would recommend taking him to see the doctor, preferably an ENT as soon as possible. If it is a foreign object, it may get dislodged and be aspirated. ...Read more

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