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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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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'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?

Allergic rhinitis: Your symptoms suggest pressure changes in the sinuses and in absence of fever due to allergy medicines try otc for sinuses see if it improves. ...Read more

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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

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Am feeling pain on left side of my throat but i swallow witout difficulty?

See your doctor: Your problem could be caused by many different things. Some possibilities include acid reflux, post nasal drip, allergy, tonsil stones, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on left side of throat - pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

Lump on left side of throat - pronounced when swallowing. What could this be?

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

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Left side of throat hurts alots hard to swallow, what could this be?

Left side of throat hurts alots hard to swallow, what could this be?

Possible answers: Could be viral or bacterial, tonsillitis/ pharyngitis, and even strep throat. Under these circumstances, have your doctor do throat culture to be safe. Gargling with mix of lemon juice, ginger root, and honey may help symptoms. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Exam: You will need to be checked for a throat infection or abscess as well as any possible adenoidal hyperplasia. See you private physician for an exam. ...Read more