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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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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.

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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Pain in right side of throat when I swallow. No fever, no other syptoms. Very worrisome. Started about 4 hrs ago. What could it be?

Pain in right side of throat when I swallow. No fever, no other syptoms. Very worrisome. Started about 4 hrs ago. What could it be?

Throat: Can be a pharyngitis, which can be strep or viral in nature. Also, can be from a drip in the back of the throat. If no improvement in 1-2 days then get it checked out. Try some Advil (ibuprofen) for the pain and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor while in South Korea? I fly back in two days. I have a bpm of 120 head/body aches, low fever, pain in right side of throat.

Should I see a doctor while in South Korea? I fly back in two days. I have a bpm of 120 head/body aches, low fever, pain in right side of throat.

I think you should: Ask your hotel desk/concierge for their house doctor or a referral to an Urgent Care type center. Your heart rate is rapid and with a fever and myalgias (the aching), you could have a strep throat/something else requiring treatment. At a minimum the doctor can advise you of supportive care. Presuming you are flying back to the US, you don't want to board the plane for such a long flight when ill. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of throat when swallowing - I have GERD due to hiatal hernia leading to chronic pharyngitis (although have never felt sore throat)?

Pain in right side of throat when swallowing - I have GERD due to hiatal hernia leading to chronic pharyngitis (although have never felt sore throat)?

Partial Rx GERD: I suspect the discomfort is related to your partially treated GERD. You are already taking Nexium (esomeprazole) and using Nasonex. Other non-drug treatments include not smoking, avoiding trigger foods, avoiding large meals, not lying down for 2 hours after eating, elevating head of bed, losing weight, avoiding tight belts, and chewing gum. If you have tried all these, review with doc alternate drug treatment ...Read more

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I have lots of pain in my right side of throat when i take strong yawn. it is last few years?

I have lots of pain in my right side of  throat when i take strong yawn. it is last few years?

Muscle spasm?: Sounds like a muscle spasm. Not a serious problem. If you're worried, consider a consultation with an Ear, Noes and Throat surgeon for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have intense pain on right side of neck/throat. It's pain when I touch on the spot and when I'm swallowing. What could it be?

I have intense pain on right side of neck/throat. It's pain when I touch on the spot and when I'm swallowing. What could it be?

Eagle Syndrome: It might be Eagles Syndrome. See an ENT doc or oral surgeon for diagnosis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_syndrome ...Read more

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Pain on the right side of throat. Hurts to swallow. Neck is also slightly sore. Ache and chills only lasted a few hours, gone by next morning. HELP!

Mgt: I would suggest a screening test for Strep if there are signs such as swollen red tonsils, pus on the tonsils, high fever. Continue to monitor your temperature, rest and stay well hydrated. ...Read more