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Pain in right ear and right side of throat - went away, swollen bumps on back right side of head and neck.?

Pain in right ear and right side of throat - went away, swollen bumps on back right side of head and neck.?

?? lymph nodes??: These may be swollen lymphatic nodes that drain debris from the areas that were infected. They may take longer to resolve. If not improved within several weeks please consult with your provider. ...Read more

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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I have moderate pain in my right ear and right side of throat. How should I treat this?

I have moderate pain in my right ear and right side of throat. How should I treat this?

Ear/throat pain: First figure out what causes the pain. It could be TMJ, ear infection, inflamed tonsil, salivary gland, or other things - all of which are treated very differently but unfortunately give you the same pain and symptoms. A PCP visit is reasonable for an exam. An ENT or oral surgeon is a good option if available. ...Read more

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Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Examination: Have your dentist take a look. You may have a deep cavity or a crack that is affected by the cold liquid and is referring pain along adjacent nerves. ...Read more

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Muscle spasm that start in my right ear go down right side of throat and into chest. What could this be? It is on and off.

Muscle spasm that start in my right ear go down right side of throat and into chest. What could this be? It is on and off.

Reflux: One consideration would be referred pain with the sensation of muscle spasm from acid reflux. If the problem persists or worsened see your doctor. At 28 in the absence of valvular heart disease, fever, infection, or autoimmune vasculitis there is not much chance this could be cardiac in origin. One rare cause of muscle spasm in the back of the throat is glossopharyngeal neuralgia. ...Read more

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I'm 33 with sickle cell beta+thalassemia I'm having sharp pain in right ear n jaw n throat. My neck hurtscslso all on my right side. What's wrong? Tp

More information?: For short duration pain, Sickle crisis may be but this pain sounds like many other problems. While deep pain may be difficult to pinpoint for the patient, she can have all of the diseases other people have. TMJ arthritis, supperative otitis media, lesions of middle ear, TM, upper pharynx. Many people with Sickle beta plus thal do not know it and never have seizures, others have them more often ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in right ear, a sore throat on same side and the top of my scalp is extremely tender to touch. Also a slight pain in neck below?

Pain: It is possible you have otitis media, have a doctor check your inner ear canal for infection. If so start antibiotics like cipro (ciprofloxacin) otic drops for 1 week to 10 days. ...Read more

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Right side of my throat and my right ear aches as well what could it be?

Right side of my throat and my right ear aches as well what could it be?

May be ear infection: Many causes. See your family doctor to make to get to the cause and cure. A very common compliant. ...Read more

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I woke up with soreness on the right side of my throat, migrating to the right side. Also slight soreness in my right ear. Should I see a dr?

I woke up with soreness on the right side of my throat, migrating to the right side. Also slight soreness in my right ear. Should I see a dr?

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). A couple days of throat lozenges or Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of the throat and tongue, as well as difficulty sometimes in swallowing saliva, accompanied sometimes by pain in the right ear?

Need diagnosis: The symptoms could be a viral infection, but it is safest to see an ENT Doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment. The symptoms could be an inflammation of the base of the tongue, the tonsil or the posterior pharyngeal wall. This problem requires a diagnosis by a physician. ...Read more

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I got a sharp pain on the right side of my throat and in my right ear. It really hurts to swallow.

I got a sharp pain on the right side of my throat and in my right ear. It really hurts to swallow.

See details: It is asore throat and it likely viral. If it persists see a doctor. Try Chloroseptic for some symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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My throat hurts only on the right side it hurts when I swallow, also it hurts my right ear to, what could it be?

My throat hurts only on the right side it hurts when I swallow, also it hurts my right ear to, what could it be?

Many things: Your throat and ear share some nerves. So, if your throat hurts, it can radiate to your ear. Cause for throat pain can be infectious, less likely if one side. Or it can be a foreign body, like a fish bone. Or it can be inflamed tonsil from little crypts filling it with a food particle. Have your ENT look at it. ...Read more

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I have swelling on the right side of my throat and its really soar and sometimes I get an ear ache on my right ear what could this be?

I have swelling on the right side of my throat and its really soar and sometimes I get an ear ache on my right ear what could this be?

Sore throat/ear ache: The swelling could be tonsillar swelling from sore throat/allergies/abscess with swelling of surrounding tissue. Not far from the tonsils is the nasopahrynx nose) where an opening to the middle ear called the Eustachian tube, is located. In infection with tissue swelling fluid is trapped in the tube leading to infection in the ear as well. You may need antibiotics, f/u with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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My right ear feels like its swelled and hurts and almost seems to pop when I swallow. The whole of the right side of my throat hurts, What is this?

My right ear feels like its swelled and hurts and almost seems to pop when I swallow. The whole of the right side of my throat hurts, What is this?

Ear/ throat pain: Seek medical attention today at doc /urgent care / telemedicine. You likely have a sore throat or ear infection that may benefit from antibiotics. There is a tube from the back of the mouth that goes to the ear the Eustachian tube, that is irritated with throat infections and causes the popping (it helps equalize pressure when descending in airplanes too which is why our ears pop then) ...Read more

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I have a sore right ear and I'm sore down tge right side of my throat especially when I swallow. What could this be and is there any home remedies?

Referred pain: There are shared nerves that go from the throat to the ear and from the jaw joint ("tmj") to the ear. It can be confusing to know where the ear pain is coming from: the ear, the throat or the jaw. In a 16 year old this is most likely a throat infection or tmj. If you have fever or have trouble swallowing, you should see a doctor. Otherwise try some Ibuprofen for 1-2 days before seeing an md. ...Read more

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I have some clear fluid in my right ear and nurse gave me some ear drops to use. My jaw hurts on the same side, throat feels swollen. Is this normal?

I have some clear fluid in my right ear and nurse gave me some ear drops to use. My jaw hurts on the same side, throat feels swollen. Is this normal?

Yes: Sounds like you may have external otitis (swimmers ear). Your symptoms should promptly resolve. If not, see an ENT doc for assessment. If your jaw pain persists after ear symptoms abate, you may have a TMJ problem. In that case, see a TMJ expert. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain in my right ear and a sore throat on right side?

I have a sharp stabbing pain in my right ear and a sore throat on right side?

Referred pain: The ear pain is most likely coming from the throat. The nerve supply to the ear is from a nerve that runs behind the tonsil. If there is a sore, (usually viral) in that area it can cause ear pain. This is caused referred otoalgia or "ear- pain". ...Read more

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I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

Middle ear infection: You have not shared any information with us, not even your age or duration of sx or other medical hx which makes any response to your question irrelevant to you. However, the symptoms suggest a middle ear infection with effusion and some mastoiditis and pharyngitis. Your doctor can determine if it is viral or bacterial and manage accordingly. ...Read more

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Itchy throat on right side, radiating into right ear. Itches worse after talking. Temporarily a lot better after drinking vinegar?

Itchy throat on right side, radiating into right ear. Itches worse after talking. Temporarily a lot better after drinking vinegar?

Infection or fluid: What you are describing are common symptoms of an ear infection or fluid behind the eardrum (which is likely from infection). This can be viral or bacterial, and your doctor will need to look in your ear to see if antibiotics are needed. Typically many ear infections are from viruses and do not need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Off & on sharp pain 2 inches behind right ear. Getting over a major burning sore throat on same side for a month. Major stress recently. Stress related?

Enlarged node: You are likely feeling an enlarged periauricular lymph node or else you are developing shingles. This is based on you being stressed- this will depress your immunity and will allow the varicella virus to come out of dormancy. Get it checked out by a health professional. ...Read more