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Pain In The Throat When Swallowing
Scratched?: I'll bet that a chip scratched the inside of your throat. If it isn't better in a couple of days, seek medical attention. I suppose it's possible that a piece of the chip somehow became imbedded in your throat. The particular specialty dealing with such problems is called: otolaryngology or ear, nose and throat doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
This afternoon i took a nap. Before the nap i was fine. When i woke up, i suddenly had pain in my throat when swallowing. I have had a chronic cough f?
Reflux : Chronic cough is often caused by reflux, acid from stomach coming up. Often it is silent and people do not feel it. When the acid get to the throat it gets on/ by the vocal cords causing a cough. Occasional the reflux is more acidic and people feel it. Another cause of chronic cough and throat pain is post nasal drop. Both reflux and post nasal drip are worse with sleep due to lying supine. ...Read more
Pain in throat only when swallowing saliva eating food is fine and drinking is fine just when swallowing saliva on right side only ?
Piece pasta stuck in throat last nite(dryness).Can breathe & had meals.24 hrs ltr, still feel sharp pain rt side of throat when swallowing. How fix?
Pain in throat when swallow, but only if head turned to left. It feels like a lump when swallow, but nothing there if i touch the area on my neck.
I have pain in throat when swallowing and a wierd sickness feeling just above my belly button. I suffer from anxiety could this be an ulcer?
Acid reflux : It sounds more like you might be experiencing acid reflux and as a result heartburn. This may make you feel sick and with a burning sensation which at times can be very uncomfortable or painful. Start eating a diet low in fats and irritant free, so avoid fried foods , sauces, caffeine, mint, tobacco, among others. Anti acids like Tums help as well as otc meds like zantac (ranitidine). If persist f/u with pcp. ...Read more
Traveling abroad. Feel fatigue, sweating, runny nose & slight pain in my throat when i swallow for 3days.Doc here prescribed antibiotic.Should i take?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. For headache as an abortive NSAID otc. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Seedentist/physician: If both of your lymph nodes under your ears along your need are tender, start with your physician . If he/she does not find anything ( ear infection, strep throat) to treat be sure to have them look in your mouth. See your dentist. You could be having a problem with wisdom teeth or you have facial pain being referred from you jaw joints to your neck. ...Read more
If new pain: it's likely a throat infection.Could be viral (most common) or strep.Inflammation of the side of throat causes swelling around the eustachian tube (attached to the inner ear).Swallowing causes pain which appears to emanate in the ear, itself.Ibuprofen/Aleve may help.If associated w/high fever/nausea consider strep.May need antibiotics so see dr.If pain is chronic,may be something like TMJ syndrome ...Read more
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