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I am experiencing sore on one side Puss pocket only one one side of throat ear pain when swallowing on the same side the pain is off and on ear hurt?

I am experiencing  sore on one side Puss pocket only one one side of throat ear pain when swallowing on the same  side the pain is off and on ear hurt?

You should see your: doctor today or tomorrow to be properly diagnosed and treated, if indicated. This could be a viral infection, but if it's on one side, an abscess needs to be ruled out. Your ear may be hurting from an ear infection or from pain referred up from your throat. ...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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Mild throat pain sits on left of Adam's apple.ear pain on same side.Been 5 days.Smoker for 4yrs.pack a day.Nodes in the back of neck painful touched?

Mild throat pain sits on left of Adam's apple.ear pain on same side.Been 5 days.Smoker for 4yrs.pack a day.Nodes in the back of neck painful touched?

Onset of infection: Sounds like a throat infection is setting up. The painful nodes are a good sign that your immune system is responding to try and fight the infection, whether it is viral of bacterial. Since it doesn't sound like you are getting much better after 5 days, you need to be checked for strep throat and take antibiotics if you are positive. The other outside possibility at your age is Mono. Get seen! ...Read more

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Tenderness at bottom right side of the throat in one main spot. Accompanied by ear pain and discomfort under molars all on right side. Thoughts?

Tenderness at bottom right side of the throat in one main spot. Accompanied by ear pain and discomfort under molars all on right side. Thoughts?

Pain: Could be a multitude of things ranging from pharyngitis (strep or otherwise), ear infection, cavity, etc. You can get referred pain to your ear from your throat or tooth. Tough to say without looking at it, get checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. blockage in ear on same side.

Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. blockage in ear on same side.

See your MD: Possible infection you should see your health care provider to be checked and treated. ...Read more

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Sharp pain near kidney on right side for one week, suddenly switched to the left side in the same spot and is more severe.

Sharp pain near kidney on right side for one week, suddenly switched to the left side in the same spot and is more severe.

Kidney area pain: It is important to get a diagnosis. Please see your doc. It MAY be muscle strain, kidney stones, or something else. Your doc will help you identify what is happening and treat as needed. Then you will have peace of mind and feel better. Chronic back pain can be a real problem. Catch it early. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Pain one side of my neck why?

More info needed: Please, provide more information about the pain including when it began, any know factor that may have brought it on, what makes better or worse and any other associated signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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After tooth felling in both side in 1 month a lump came in right side and then in left side and bone in right side is painning?

After tooth felling in both side  in 1 month a lump came in right side and then in left side and bone in right side is painning?

Possible infection: There are a few possibilities: deep filling causing nerve death requiring root canal treatment; gum infection due to inadequate tooth contact causing food impaction. Rinse with warm salt water and see your dentist right away. ...Read more

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I have a mild pain in my throat next to my thyroid on the right side of my throat. "rolling" lump, ear hurts on same side, headache in temple same si?

I have a mild pain in my throat next to my thyroid on the right side of my throat.  "rolling" lump, ear hurts on same side, headache in temple same si?

Throat infection: It could be a swollen lymph node - s/o throat infection - viral or Strep. If you are febrile get a test done for Strep. ...Read more

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What causes pain in jaw and ear on only one side?

Different things: Pain can be caused by infected tooth/teeth, infected gums/bone, fractures, abfractures, traumatic occlusion, neurologic disorder, malocclusion, joint dysfunction, parafunctional habits, and so many other problems. Have your Dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Yes possibly but: other causes should be explored. Pain in the areas you mention could be referred from structures in the anterior mediastinum (upper front part of chest), esophagus (GERD), heart, or upper lungs. Without a hands-on physical exam, proper history and possibly testing it would be impossible to narrow it down just based on areas of pain. ...Read more

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Had oral sex one week ago and left side of jaw is on extreme pain and white dots/ spots on back side of mouth with extreme pain?

Had oral sex one week ago and left side of jaw is on extreme pain and white dots/ spots on back side of mouth with extreme pain?

Pharyngitis: This may be gonorrhea. It can cause a very severe sore throat and small exudates (white spots) when in the throat. You should see a doctor for this soon. If you don't have insurance..the 17th Street Clinic in Ft Lauderdale is available. I see that your taking HIV meds..so your doc in town (AHF? Care Resource?) should be told. ...Read more

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I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

Symptoms unrelated: This Q & A box is not designed for diagnosis. However it is most likely your symptoms are not all related to one particular problem. If your symptoms persist see your physician or consult a Health Tap physician online. ...Read more

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I hav tooth pain on upper bck right side of mouth and bleeding gums in the same place.

I hav tooth pain on upper bck right side of mouth and bleeding gums in the same place.

Tooth pain: Tooth pain can be related to bleeding gums or it could be a seperate problem-does the pain feel like it is coming from a tooth or from the gums or both? See your dentist very soon to help. ...Read more

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Have a cold for 5 days now (sore throat, cough, runny nose) and experiencing pain in my lower jaw on both sides in the back near the joint. Related?

Have a cold for 5 days now (sore throat, cough, runny nose) and experiencing pain in my lower jaw on both sides in the back near the joint. Related?

Hard to say: You could have strep, tonsillitis, mono, sinus drainage, virus causing your glands, jaw to swell and hurt. I would see a doctor if the symptoms are severe and not improving. Good luck ...Read more

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Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

It sounds: like tension headache/ chest muscle spasms. But you never know something more serious than that may be going on. Go to an urgent care center to get checked if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. ...Read more

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Tired, sore throat, soar and stiff neck, lump in back of neck on the right side, pain in mid upper back and mid stomach for 3 days now ... ?

Tired, sore throat, soar and stiff neck, lump in back of neck on the right side, pain in mid upper back and mid stomach for 3 days now ... ?

Flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. Take this opportunity and quit smoking. ...Read more