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One Side Of My Throat Hurts
It is not possible: To give an accurate answer without an examination. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.
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
Suddenly one side of my throat is hurting n I'm having difficulty swallowing. I have no idea what it could be, any ideas?
Sign of infection: Your symptoms can be caused by anything from a throat infection to a toothache. Treatment options for painful swallowing depend on the cause of the pain. See your primary care physician if the pain is severe or if it interferes with eating, drinking, or breathing. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My ear hurts. And my throat does only on one side. The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts. It hurts to swallow.?
One area on the right side of my throat hurts when I swallow (near the top). It randomly began three days ago and I am not sick. What could it be?
Possible: That you might have a cold sore in your throat. They cause a lot of pain which is localized in one spot. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
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
Throat hurts on one side during day. Stops hurting at night. Happing for a week now. Former smoker. Have allergies. Please help. Worried....
See ENT: If this continues for another week or gets worse. ...Read more
Yesterday I did a transesof. Echocard. Even though today my throat hurts, feel it a little swollen and the palate to one side of the tongue too. Normal?
TEE: It is normal to have some mild throat irritation after such a procedure. If it persists or worsens you should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
I've been sick for about 2 days. Headache, fever, body aches and also my throat hurts only one side. What does that mean?
Throat infection: It means you have an infection and it may be viral or bacterial and needs to be checked and treated appropriately. If it is due to strep infection you may need a course of antibiotics. ...Read more
The nose at the back of my throat hurts mostly on one side and its mainly when I wake up and makes it hard to talk properly, anyone able to help?
Stuffy Nose Moist: Try some saline spray in your nose before bed and see if this helps. It may be due to dryness. If this doesn't work, see an ENT doc for a diagnosis. ...Read more
I recently got a bad sore throat and it is not mono or strep throat. I just looked at my throat and it has white patches. It only hurts on one side.
I've had a severe sore throat for 5 days now and have now noticed a large hole in one of my tonsils. The side with the hole hurts a lot more. Am I OK?
Pharyngitis: This sounds quite painful and you should see a doctor today. Infections of the throat can be severe, and you may have spotted a localized tonsillar infection/abscess that spontaneously drained-leaving the 'hole'. I think antibiotics would clear that up pretty quickly-but you need a diagnosis and proper treatment. Please go to a Casualty Room now or see your primary doc today. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Throat hurts a little on one side when swallowing without food or drink. Does not hurt to swallow food or drink. Former smoker. Have allergies. Help.
Pain on swallowing: If you have allergies it maybe. Drainage which can make your throat sore when you swallow with or without food. It can also feel swollen when you swallow. If you have smoked in the past you should get checked if tsymptoms last more than 2 weeks. Cancer pain will usually be persistent and grow worse with time. I tell my pts if they have a symptom that lasts for more than 2-3 weeks to come see me ...Read more
Throat hurts on one side when I swallow. Also when I swallow the ear hurts on that side. Is this a cold?
Ear pain: Most likely referred pain. If persists, see ENT ...Read more
My throat hurts on one side when I swallow also causing that ear to hurt. This come on all of a sudden yesterday evening. What could be going on?
Sore throat: Do you have fever? One sided sore throat with referred pain to the ear need to be checked by your doctor ASAP, it could be tonsillitis, or peritonsillar abscess which is a serious condition that requires immediate treatment with IV antibiotics & sometimes incision of the abscess, if you can't see your doctor today go to ER, please do not delay. I hope it is just a throat infection. Good luck ...Read more
Cleared my throat too much resulting in a sore throat on one side mid-way down the throat which has moved to the other side. Hurts to swallow food.
Sore throats: Get seen. It's not from clearing your throat. Strep thirst can be deadly. There's other concerns too. ...Read more
Since last night my throat has been feeling sick. My throat hurts when I swallow and also the one side of my nose is a little bit stuffy. What to do?
What do you think it could be if you have a sore throat on one side but it feels more like a cut and hurts worse when you open your mouth to eaor yawn?
Cannot diagnose: This needs to be seen to be correctly diagnosed and managed. May be viral, Strep, other. Let a doctor take a look and treat you appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more