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One Side Of Throat Hurts When Swallowing
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?
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
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?
2 weeks ago i got a sore throat but it started to just hurt on one side. It didn't feel sore. It seems to be my tonsil, hurts when i swallow & yawn.
Throat hurts on one side when talking+swallowing. also when touching the neck on that side it hurts. possible causes ? Remedies? Should I see doctor?
Sore throat hurts bad on one side when i swallow gets worse at night seen a few blisters back in throat where its irritated, why?
hard to say: Hard to say from the limited info.... Could be viral or something more serious....With these symptoms you should go see your dr as soon as you can. ...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
Extreme pain in my throat (left side) whenever i swallow anything it feels as though i'm swallowing glass. I know it isn't a sore throat. It only hurts on one side and especially when i swallow liquids.
I : I cannot tell you the cause of your pain. If you look back in your throat, or have someone else do this for you, and there is significant swelling on the the left side of your throat/ left tonsil and it looks like it is dripping pus or contains pus, that could be problematic. If that were the case, you would need to be promptly evaluated to ensure that you did not have a peritonsillar abscess (a painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsil or the nearby tissues in the throat). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a mild sore throat that hurts only when I swallow. It also affects my ear. But both the sore throat and the ear pain are only on one side. I had a cold a couple of weeks ago and I still have a cough from that. What could this be?
Sinus infection?: cold symptoms for more than about 10-14 days may indicate a sinus infection or ear infection. The pain on one side could also be from an infected lymph node or tonsillar infection. If you have fever, see a doctor today. Otherwise call your doc and have them check you out. ...Read more
Had a cold about a month ago now my throat hurts in one spot on the left side when I swallow-also hurts in my left ear. Blood work fine. CT scan soon.
Left side of throat hurts when swallow for a couple of days, now my left ear and throat hurts when swallowing. ?
Left side of throat hurts when swallows, talk, and laugh. What could this be? Should i be concerned?
Probably not: But without an exam and testing for grp a strep there is no way in which to tell over the internet. See a doctor if it keeps up. Good luck. ...Read more
Left back side of throat hurts . Is irritated when swallowing. Also feels like left ear deep inside s aching and feel clogged. What could it be strep?
Pain on the right side of throat. Hurts to swallow. Neck is also slightly sore. Ache and chills only lasted a few hours, gone by next morning. HELP!
Right side of throat hurts a little when I swallow; hurts more when I yawn or blow nose. Feels like there's a proverbial lump before subsiding.
Tonsil?: You could have inflammation, infection or stone in the right tonsil. Or you could have a blockage in the right eustachian tube (drains ear to throat) which causes the discomfort. Also a swollen lymph node in the right neck could cause these symptoms. See your doctor or urgent care to figure it out! ...Read more
Right side of throat hurts when i swallow, cannot feel any swollen lymph nodes, what could be wrong?
See below: Likely a viral upper respiratory illness, but strep should always be considered. See your doc for more info. ...Read more
23,smoking for 7mths. Whenever I swallow with my head down,right side of throat hurts.Pain feels lumpy/muscular.Possible throat cancer?
No: first of all, WHY are you swallowing with your head down?? Not a good practice and can lead to aspirating and coughing. Pain cannot feel lumpy or muscular so I really don't understand what you mean. Nobody can tell what you have without looking into your throat. It could be an infection, swollen glands or many things, but 7 months of smoking cannot cause cancer. See your doctor for exam/referral ...Read more
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