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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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18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

Throat pain: Usually with tonsillitis or even pharyngitis, both sides of the throat are involved. It could still be either of these problems, but when a sore throat is just on one side of the throat, it really should be looked at to make sure it isn't something more serious like a small collection of pus behind the involved tonsil, known as a peritonsillar abscess, you should have this looked at. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain on 1 side of throat, then very painful to swallow for several minutes. Then pain w/swallow less, but continues for several hours.

Sudden sharp pain on 1 side of throat, then very painful to swallow for several minutes. Then pain w/swallow less, but continues for several hours.

Depends: It could be due to inflammation of pharynx. There could be injury from food- chicken o fish bone - it is unclear. If pain continues or have fever, see a doctor. Sudden pains can sometime be serious. See an ENT or primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in one side of my throat that comes and goes but i don't feel it when i swallow and i have been feeling mucus from that side too reason?

I have pain in one side of my throat that comes and goes but i don't feel it when i swallow and i have been feeling mucus from that side too reason?

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

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I have one white, pimple-like sore on the back of my mouth next to my uvula & pain swallowing on one side of throat. What could this be a symptom of?

Could be from one of: the viruses that cause throat infections...could also be a canker sore. You can take ibuprofen or acetaminophen and drink cool fluids to ease the pain. Please see your doctor if it persists or you develop a fever. ...Read more

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I had a tonsillectomy 2 weeks ago, and am still experiencing pain on 1 side of my throat and have developed these white pimple things. What are they?

I had a tonsillectomy 2 weeks ago, and am still experiencing pain on 1 side of my throat and have developed these white pimple things. What are they?

Have your throat: rechecked by your surgeon or primary care doctor. It may be perfectly normal and part of the healing process, but we can't tell that for sure on this platform. ...Read more

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Can strep cause pain on only one side of the throat?

Can strep cause pain on only one side of the throat?

Sometimes: Sometimes, strep throat will cause more pain in the left or right side of one's throat, but symptoms usually generalize to both sides of the throat within a few days. This can happen with any kind of throat infection, not just with strep. Doctors have a 5-minute test they can do in the office from a throat swab, to diagnose strep throat. Antibiotics like amoxicillin are used to treat strep throat. ...Read more

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Doc said tonsilitis,high fever,nodes not so enlarged,pain while swallowin on 1 side of throat,could it be mono? 1 week b4 infection had great wbc

Swollen tonsil: Swollen tonsil that persists on one side of throat is often a throat abscess that might need to be drained. It it is that can be very serious. ...Read more