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Pain On Left Side Of Throat When Swallowing
I've been having a throbbing pressure-like feeling in my head past 2 weeks and often dizziness. And pain in the left side of my throat when swallowing?
I went to bed at midnight only to wake up 4 hours later with a huge pain in the left side of my throat when I swallow. Pain is becoming stronger..
ENT doc: Not normal. With pain that bad, see ENT doc today or go to ER. ...Read more
For a while now I can only feel the left side of throat when swallowing food/water or burping. Eating fine. Is this normal or is this a nerve thing?
Numbness: Definitely a verve thing, see ent.Get a more detailed answer ›
Servere external pain on left side of throat. Trouble breathing or swallowing on the left side w/o soreness. Feels like a sort of blockage. Help?
ENT: See a otolaryngologist (ENT) for an evaluation. It could be nothing or something that will go away or something very serious. ...Read more
Mild localised pain in left side of throat 1 day ago. Now it is sharper pain. Sometimes when swallowing/drinking, it worsen, and at other time, it eases.
Sore throat: The commonest cause would be a viral throat infection which often precedes an upper respiratory infection such as a head cold. At this time I recommend gargling with warm salt water, sucking on soothing lozenges and drinking adequate fluids. If throat soreness worsens instead of showing steady improvement, a throat culture should be taking to check for a strep infection which would require antibio ...Read more
Throat lump: Lumps in the neck can sometimes be a variety of things, like normal salivary glands or lymph nodes. Other things such as congenital mass and cysts can also occur. You could also have something like a tumor. It is best to have it looked at to make sure you know what it is so you can get the right treatment, if you need it. ...Read more
My left side of throat has been bothering. Its not a terrible pain but an annoying one usually when I yawn or cough. I am able to swallow my food.
Suddenly had some discomfort in left side of throat, gradually became extremely painful to swallow in matter of hours. Feels like a lump. Not a cold.
Possible Infection: Any sudden pain should be evaluated by your PCP. Infection of the tonsils is a possibility this would cause increase pain especially with swallowing. You may even have enlarged lymph nodes with an infection in your throat. It is best to have a health professional take a look at the back of your throat. ...Read more
During lunch, whenever I swallow, I feel its difficulty to swallow. And when I touch my throat when swallowing, food goes down more left side of throat
Dr. Can check throat: Throat symptoms in a healthy, young adult, 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 (to check for strep throat). The doctor can look for a throat mass or swelling. ...Read more
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
Hi got something stuck in throat about a week ago that's gone but now have pain in left side of throat difficulty swallowing and like a lump left side?
Lump: You need to have this checked out todayto make sure its not an infection. You will need an ent exam. Best bet would be the er ...Read more
Painful to swallow, gland on left side of throat swollen and painful. Congested strep negative 10 + days of pain. Any thoughts on remedies?
Tonsillitis?: If the gland is inside it could be tonsillitis. If it is outside we call it adenopathy. They are lymph glands which the body uses in response to inflammation or infection or foreign body irritation. It still could be infection in nature, and strep is no the only cause of infection. Go see your doctor and be evaluated, especially to make sure no abscess and be treated appropriately. ...Read more
I have an area on left side of throat near apple's apple which feels like a pulled muscle. Does not hurt to swallow very low pain Comes and goes?
Pain left side of throat like needle is stuck in throat. Worse swallowing. Drink ofwater relieves pain for 2 mins. Glands not swollen. What could this be?
Throat irritation: Could be irritation caused by a possible infection, be it viral or bacterial. If not better soon, get it examined by a health care professional, best wishes. ...Read more
Ear pain: Not enough information, not even age is provided for a response. ...Read more
Sore throat in the mornings & can't swallow food without feeling very painful in left side of throat like a lump. Recovered from a cold 3 weeks ago?
Sore throat for 3 weeks now, recently as of a couple days ago I've noticed a lump in left side of throat strange feeling when swallowing cold drinks
Please see a doctor: It would be prudent to have your throat and neck examined to determine what is causing your symptoms. Please go see a doctor at your earliest convenience. ...Read more
Diagnosed with mono (may 29th). Sore throat is gone, left with sharp pain on left side when I swallow like something is stuck there. Is this normal?
Left side of throat hurts when swallow for a couple of days, now my left ear and throat hurts when swallowing.?
Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. But your description makes me wonder about a possible peritonsilar abcess. I know you are concerned by the cost of an emergency room. However, if this is a peritonsilar abcess it could be life threatening. ...Read more
Left ear and left side of throat is killing me. Throbbing and can't swallow. Went to doc tested for flu-negative. Right ear was the one infected.?
Hard to say: They share innervation. So ear issues can seem like throat pain or throat issues can present as ear pain. If they saw something in your right ear, that doesn't make any sense. If say it had to be the left throat or the left ear. Need someone else to look. ...Read more
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Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
For last few weeks, I feel as if there's something closing off my throat on the left side. Doesn't hurt, but requires effort to swallow. 64 years old,?
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