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One Side Of My Throat Is Swollen
Get checked out now: Sudden swelling would make me think infection or inflammation. My recommendation is that you get seen at an urgent care or emergency room, where exam and lab studies could be done and threat to airway can be assessed. Pharyngitis (strep throat) is common, but tonsillar absess, angioedema, epiglottitis and other are conditions that need to be ruled out and need urgent treatment. ...Read more
Sounds like a virus: Or possible a bacterial infection. Sometimes it's difficult to distinguish between the two. It sounds like a pharyngitis, or inflammation of the back of your mouth/throat. This inflammation or swelling, is often accompanied by increased mucous production. That would account for your phlegm. A medical exam could help determine the treatment for your symptoms. ...Read more
I have really swollen lymph nodes on one side of my neck and under my jaw bone on the right side only one side of my throat is swollen and sore ?
My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow
Eustachian tube: Might be swollen throat tissue in upper throat, where the eustachian tube opens. Ask your doctor about using neosynephrine (phenylephrine) nose drops in the blocked side so that they sort of go to the ear through the nose. Ask your doctor about using Clear.ease lozenges - to reduce swelling in that area. see www.hydromedonline.com ...Read more
Can be infectious: One can have one sided tonsillitis or pharyngitis. If this isn't associated with sore throat symptoms, you should see an ent asap. Also if there is any breathing issues, drooling, severe difficulty with opening your mouth i would see an ent or the er.l, as one can develop an abscess. Otherwise you can see your primary to see if antibiotics are warranted ...Read more
My gums and plate are swollen my teeth hurt can't bite anything. one side of my throat seems to swollen down to my stomach. I have been running a fev?
Feeling of a lump in my throat. One side at the back of my throat looks swollen but there's no pain. What could this be?
Get it checked out: 'Lumps' in your throat may be something simple like an enlarged tonsil or could be due to more serious issues like tumor. Lack of pain suggests that there is no infection or inflammation, but doesn't tell us anything more. This is where a visual exam becomes important. You should get this lump checked out by a medical specialist or doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potentially bad: If this is truly one sided swelling and pain... It is concerning for peritonsillar abcess. This needs treatment. See your doc today. If it is really both sides then ignore above. ...Read more
I kissed a guy 3 nights ago & vnow my right side ear hurts the right side of my throat is swollen and hurts. Is there anything to be worried abou?
The left side of my throat is swollen and it's hard to breathe and swallow and it's VERY painful! Any concerns?
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