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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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Is sore throat pain felt in the inside of the bottom of the neck?

Is sore throat pain felt in the inside of the bottom of the neck?

Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that. ...Read more

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What could cause pain outside and in the middle of throat?

What could cause pain outside and in the middle of throat?

Pain in the throat: The pain in the throat is most likely due to post nasal drip. Try some Flonase and if it does not help in a few days see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore lumps on the back of throat?

Sore lumps on the back of throat?

Get checked out: Without seeing your throat, I recommend you to see an ENT doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Many causes: I have been a runner for years and knee pain can be brought on by numerous triggers- shoes need to be changed more often, stretching- too much or not enough, hereditary issues, under or over training, etc. If it continues, do not keep trying to run through it. See a dr. Who works with athletes- you may need some physical therapy, rest, or some other options. ...Read more

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Small reddish bump on right of pharynx wall at the back of throat.Slight irritation in throat.Six months smoker. Cancer?

Small reddish bump on right of pharynx wall at the back of throat.Slight irritation in throat.Six months smoker. Cancer?

Quit smoking: You should quit smoking while you are ahead. It is unlikely that the bump is cancer, but by continuing smoking you are ruining your health in many ways. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Knee pain. : Your doctor should evaluate your knee for evidence of patellar maltracking, lateral meniscal tear or lateral collateral ligament injury. In the absence of these, you may benefit from a knee stabilizing knee support and/or sneakers that better align your foot with respect to the ground (which can be properly fitted at a sporting goods store). ...Read more

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I have abit of swelling and discomfort on outside of rib area near where the liver is situated what's this?

I have abit of swelling and discomfort on outside of rib area near where the liver is situated what's this?

depends: Go to a doctor. The doctor will review your hx and perform an examination and use medical decision making for the next step. ...Read more

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Are throat pain and red spots on the roof of mouth symptom of hiv?

Are throat pain and red spots on the roof of mouth symptom of hiv?

HIV: The symptoms of acute HIV infection may include these, but they are so non-specific that to attribute them to HIV without definitive testing would not be appropriate. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV please go and be tested. Knowing what you have early on is very important. ...Read more

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Pain on top of mouth towards back very sore?

Pain on top of mouth towards back very sore?

Pain on top of mouth: Pain on the top of mouth deserves an examination under good light to find out the cause.There may be an ulcer or inflammation or abcess or a tumour.I suggest you go to your doctor and let him examine and find out what is inside your mouth. ...Read more

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What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.

What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.

This : This sounds like strep throat. However the "white blisters" on your throat are worrisome. The concern is a peritonsilar abscess, which is an emergency that needs to be addressed right away. Seek medical attention asap if you have not done so already. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pain on right side of head from base of neck to right eye, pain on right side of throat. No pain on waking up. Ideas.

Occipital neuralgia : involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. ...Read more

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I've pain on the right side of my abdomen near bottom of ribs. Sometimes It feels like it's in the back. Also swollen gland in right side of neck.???

I've  pain on the right side of my abdomen near bottom of ribs. Sometimes It feels like it's in the back. Also swollen gland in right side of neck.???

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, especially for the enlarged glands in the neck. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Random numbness and Buring around the ball of my foot on the inside not the outside any clue?

Random numbness and Buring around the ball of my foot on the inside not the outside any clue?

Could be a neuroma: Pain under the metatarsal heads (Ball of the foot) is very commonly caused by a Morton's neuroma. This occurs between the 3rd and 4th toes, although neuromas can be found between the 2nd and 3rd. In such a case the nerve under the foot supplying the 2 adjacent toes with feeling, becomes entrapped or degenerated. Acute trauma can cause this. Burning and numbness generally tells me nerve! ...Read more

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Pain spreading from below my knee at the back to the front and the rest of the back of my calf feels like a stinging sensation ?

Leg pain: It appears that your discomfort isn't arrising within the knee joint itself. If that's the case, and if there's no history of leg strain, calf muscle inflammation or phlebitis are concerns. See your physician if there's persistent calf pain,swelling or tenderness. ...Read more

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Sharp Pain on both sides of left ankle what's the cause of this?

Sharp Pain on both sides of left ankle what's the cause of this?

SHOES: Perhaps it time to get new shoes or you may have stresses your Left Ankle running. My advice would be to rest your ankle for several days. If that doesn't work try a new shoe. if all else fails a sports medicine doctor will help you. ...Read more

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I have a red kind of sore on the edge of my tongue near the back, big bumps across the back and some whiteness. Cold symptoms gone. Just tongue pain.

I have a red kind of sore on the edge of my tongue near the back, big bumps across the back and some whiteness. Cold symptoms gone. Just tongue pain.

Canker sores: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The Waterlase offers immediate relief from the pain of these sores. See a dentist for evaluation and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Front left side of neck/throat hurts not a soar throat on outside?

Front left side of neck/throat hurts not a soar throat on outside?

See your doctor: This could be inflammation or infection in the skin, muscle , lymph node or thyroid in the area. It is difficult to know without examining you. It would be best if you saw you doctor for an evaluation and work-up as needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain on outside middle of throat?

See your PCP: There are many possible causes for a pain on outside middle of throat. You should contact your doctor if the pain persists more than a week. ...Read more

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Have sharp pain outside the left side of throat near artery is this a lymph node? Feels swollen, trouble swallowing, had wisdom tooth infection

Have sharp pain outside the left side of throat near artery is this a lymph node?  Feels swollen, trouble swallowing, had wisdom tooth infection

Lymph node chain: There's a chain of lymph nodes right in that area you describe. If u had a recent infection on that side, then it's likely u have a swollen lymph node. What I don't like is the trouble swallowing -that means you should go back to the surgeon who extracted your tooth for a look. It's their responsibility since they did your surgery. You don't want infections of the head/neck getting out of control. ...Read more

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Does going outside with wet hair cause sore throats?

Does going outside with wet hair cause sore throats?

Myth: There has been no clinical association between going outside with wet hair and developing a sore throat. ...Read more

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What could cause pain outside and in the middle of throat?

Pain in the throat: The pain in the throat is most likely due to post nasal drip. Try some Flonase and if it does not help in a few days see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an abcess in the center outside of my throat. What caused it?

I have an abcess in the center outside of my throat. What caused it?

It's hard to say...: Please consider seeing an ENT or dentist who can evaluate this. You may also see your personal physician. I would not sit on this; please have it evaluated soon. ...Read more

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My throat feels congested and "fat" on the outside, especially when i lean forward.

My throat feels congested and "fat" on the outside, especially when i lean forward.

See your doctor: You need a doctor to physically examine you. If he/she thinks it's indicated, you might need a neck/thyroid ultrasound to evaluate fully. ...Read more

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What helps sore throats?

What helps sore throats?

Sore Throat: The best treatment for a site throat depends on the cause of the sore throat. If you have strep, you need an antibiotic. If you have a virus, you need hydration, rest, and symptom control. Another cause of sore throats is post nasal drip from allergies. Gargling with warm salt water can help some with all of them. ...Read more

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Throat growth inside?

Throat growth inside?

See your doctor: A new throat growth is definitely concerning. You should see your doctor (and eventually an ENT - otolaryngologist) so he can perform a complete history and examination on you. It may be your regular anatomy, an infection, or a cancer. This is something you don't want to ignore. ...Read more

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My throat keep hurting me ?

My throat keep hurting me ?

Tonsils, GERD, sinus: In my practice this usually is either 1) chronic tonsillitis 2) heartburn or acid reflux 3) chronic sinusitis or allergies. See your local ent. ...Read more

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Pain in right lower throat?

Pain in right lower throat?

Tonsils? Canker sore: Many possibilities. Strep throat, tonsillitis, canker sore, viral illness, are all possibilities. You primary care doctor should be able to help. ...Read more

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How do I help a sire throat?

How do I help a sire throat?

Simple remedies...: Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Use a vaporizer or humidifier in your bedroom. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products and avoid secondhand smoke. Use nonprescription throat lozenges. ...Read more

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Why does my throat stay dry?

Could be meds: Metformin often causes dry mouth, among other potential side effects. If the dry mouth/throat precedes the metformin, other reasons might be that you are a "mouth breather" if you have poor airflow through your sinuses; you could have a mild yeast infection in your throat (thrush), or dry mouth plus dry eyes can be signs of some autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Why does my throat feels dry?

Why does my throat feels dry?

Lack of saliva: Our mouths become dry when the 3 salivary glands stop secreting. The cause varies from medications, over closed bites(tmj) and any overactivation of your sympathetic nervous system(stress). ...Read more

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Why does my throat feel raspy?

Why does my throat feel raspy?

It may be inflammed.: See if this helps. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip. ...Read more

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What to do for a burnt throat?

What to do for a burnt throat?

If it is burnt due : To inhalation of heated gases - please seek emergency assistance. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read more

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Why does my throat always hurt?

Why does my throat always hurt?

Be seen: It is likely due to post nasal drip from allergies at this time of the year, but it could also be a chronic tonsillitis or similar infection. Your doctor should be able to help. ...Read more

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Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more

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Is clearing your throat a lot bad?

Is clearing your throat a lot bad?

Throat clearing: Repetitive clearing of your throat could be a sign of postnasal drip, allergies, sinus, reflux or even a tic. ...Read more

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