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My throat is starting to hurt! usually means for me a cold is coming, how can I prevent from getting sick?

My throat is starting to hurt! usually means for me a cold is coming, how can I prevent from getting sick?

Start treatment: Zycam (over the counter) is considered by many to be effective but treatment must be started the moment you first detect symptoms. I personally find zycam effective which i start taking at the first signs of a cold (scratchy throat). I also like "airborne" - also available over the counter. There had been reports of zycam nasal spray/swabs affecting smell. Use the lozenges. ...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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My little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. Could I have caught bronchitis from her?

My little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. Could I have caught bronchitis from her?

Infection: Yes, you could have contracted what ever viral or bacterial infection she may have but you may manifest the infection as sinusitis, otitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis or bronchitis depending on where the infection starts. Talk to your parents if you have any symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. can I catch bronchitis from her?

What do you suggest if my little sister has bronchitis, and my throat is starting to hurt bad. can I catch bronchitis from her?

Sore throat: Clearly you are using someone else's account and you are likely a very young minor since you don't reveal your age or any other medical history. If you suspect you may have contracted an infection, please talk to your parents and may need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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My throat is starting to hurt and my glands feel a bit swollen, am i starting to get sick?

My throat is starting to hurt and my glands feel a bit swollen, am i starting to get sick?

Sounds like it.: Could be viral upper respiratory tract infection which would generally include additional symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, cough, etc. Could also be early strep throat which should not have many additional symptoms. ...Read more

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Have had a fever over 100 for 5 days and now my throat is starting to hurt.. Now I have white spots on my tonsils and blister things back of throat ?

Have had a fever over 100 for 5 days and now my throat is starting to hurt.. Now I have white spots on my tonsils and blister things back of throat ?

See a doctor ASAP!: Your symptoms suggest a few possibilities. It's possible you have a simple viral infection (like a cold), you should be checked for streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat) and infectious mononucleosis (mono). Strep can lead to scarlet fever or rheumatic fever (very dangerous) if not treated soon. Mono can lead to liver problems, spleen enlargement and even spleen rupture. Please get checked asap! ...Read more

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I've been having diarrhea for the past few days and anytime I eat I feel sick. I have a headache and last time I drank I had half a drink and 6 hours later I vomited everything up. I have a slight runny nose and my throat is starting to hurt again. I get

I've been having diarrhea for the past few days and anytime I eat I feel sick. I have a headache and last time I drank I had half a drink and 6 hours later I vomited everything up.  I have a slight runny nose and my throat is starting to hurt again. I get

You may have: viral gastroenteritis, which is a viral infection causing stomach and intestinal problems, or influenza or severe cold virus infection. Please keep drinking lots of fluids, especially ginger ale which helps with nausea, and see a healthcare provider if you continue to vomit, become lethargic, or cannot control diarrhea for more than 2-3 days. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Hi I need to ask a question I'm a virgin and I gave oral to my boyfriend the first time I did it I felt fine but the second my throat started to hurt ?

Hi I need to ask a question I'm a virgin and I gave oral to my boyfriend the first time I did it I felt fine but the second my throat started to hurt ?

Throat pain: Perhaps the second time around, the activity was more vigorous and/or forceful and there is some soft tissue swelling. Also consider the possibility of sexually transmitted infection. Best thing is to seek medical attention soon. ...Read more

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Everytime i exercise i get extremely nauseous and my throat starts to hurt. It doesn't matter if its 5 min or an hour. What could this be?

Everytime i exercise i get extremely nauseous and my throat starts to hurt. It doesn't matter if its 5 min or an hour. What could this be?

Adrenal insufficent: Get a saliva test to measure your adrenals, samples from morning, noon, before dinner and before bed, to measure cortisol, dhea. Most likely your adrenals are spent, and pushing them further with exercise creates inflammatory response, in your case in your stomach, which according to chinese acupuncture connects directly with the throat. Seek help through functional medicine and five element acupu. ...Read more