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I have one white, pimple-like sore on the back of my mouth next to my uvula & pain swallowing on one side of throat. What could this be a symptom of?

I have one white, pimple-like sore on the back of my mouth next to my uvula & pain swallowing on one side of throat. What could this be a symptom of?

Could be from one of: the viruses that cause throat infections...could also be a canker sore. You can take ibuprofen or acetaminophen and drink cool fluids to ease the pain. Please see your doctor if it persists or you develop a fever. ...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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18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

18, pain on one side of throat, difficulty swallowing on that side, it also feels like dull , but no breathing difficulties?

Throat pain: Usually with tonsillitis or even pharyngitis, both sides of the throat are involved. It could still be either of these problems, but when a sore throat is just on one side of the throat, it really should be looked at to make sure it isn't something more serious like a small collection of pus behind the involved tonsil, known as a peritonsillar abscess, you should have this looked at. ...Read more

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Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Could be: It could be from different things like chronic inflammation, trauma, cancer etc. Dont delay anymore- you should see an ENT for direct visualization/examination on your throat. If there is anything suspicious, a biopsy will need to be done. ...Read more

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Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Is mild burning on one side of throat not related to swallowing for three months worrisome for throat cancer?

Get checked: Anything that lasts for this long should be evaluated by a health care professional. Yes you could have throat cancer, but many other things might cause this. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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I can't feel anything on the right side of throat when I swallow. It's been like this for a few years and no one can find anything. Any ideas?

Throat numbness: It appears that you have have extensive evaluation for the throat numbness. In addition to an MRI of the brain with perfusion imaging, an MRI of the neck and brain stem auditory evoked responses may help a neurologist identify the cause of the numbness. A swallow study may be helpful too if not already completed. ...Read more

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I have difficulty swallowing and spasms in the back of one side of my throat ?

I have difficulty swallowing and spasms in the back of one side of my throat
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See a doc: Don't know you, history, age, etc. Could be acute infection e.g. Strep throat, viral infection, tonsillitis, abscess (pus pocket), less likely diphtheria; could be neurologic problem; could be tumor, e.g. Lymphoma, cancer; could be other stuff. See a doc, get examined. ...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

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I have pain in one side of my throat that comes and goes but i don't feel it when i swallow and i have been feeling mucus from that side too reason?

I have pain in one side of my throat that comes and goes but i don't feel it when i swallow and i have been feeling mucus from that side too reason?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain 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 (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Hi I have has a sora throat for 5 day's and now it hurts on one side whenever I open my mouth and swallow. ?

Hi I have has a sora throat for 5 day's and now it hurts on one side whenever I open my mouth and swallow. ?

Peritonsillar absces: Bacterial sore throats (pharyngitis) rarely will turn into a peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess (infection behind the lining of the throat. These can be extremely dangerous and should be treated quickly. If you have one sided neck pain after a prolonged sore throat, this could be the case. Please see your doctor or go to the ER if you are having high fevers or intense pain. ...Read more

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Suddenly one side of my throat is hurting n i'm having difficulty swallowing. I have no idea what it could be, any ideas?

Suddenly one side of my throat is hurting n i'm having difficulty swallowing. I have no idea what it could be, any ideas?

Sign of infection: Your symptoms can be caused by anything from a throat infection to a toothache. Treatment options for painful swallowing depend on the cause of the pain. See your primary care physician if the pain is severe or if it interferes with eating, drinking, or breathing. ...Read more

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One side of my throat is swollen, hard/painful to swallow, lately i have been coughing up phlegm?

One side of my throat is swollen, hard/painful to swallow, lately i have been coughing up phlegm?

Sounds like a virus: Or possible a bacterial infection. Sometimes it's difficult to distinguish between the two. It sounds like a pharyngitis, or inflammation of the back of your mouth/throat. This inflammation or swelling, is often accompanied by increased mucous production. That would account for your phlegm. A medical exam could help determine the treatment for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Throat hurts a little on one side when swallowing without food or drink. Does not hurt to swallow food or drink. Former smoker. Have allergies. Help.

Throat hurts a little on one side when swallowing without food or drink. Does not hurt to swallow food or drink.  Former smoker. Have allergies. Help.

Pain on swallowing: If you have allergies it maybe. drainage which can make your throat sore when you swallow with or without food. It can also feel swollen when you swallow. If you have smoked in the past you should get checked if tsymptoms last more than 2 weeks. Cancer pain will usually be persistent and grow worse with time.I tell my pts if they have a symptom that lasts for more than 2-3 weeks to come see me ...Read more

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My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

Eustachian tube: Might be swollen throat tissue in upper throat, where the eustachian tube opens. Ask your doctor about using neosynephrine (phenylephrine) nose drops in the blocked side so that they sort of go to the ear through the nose. Ask your doctor about using Clear.ease lozenges - to reduce swelling in that area. see www.hydromedonline.com ...Read more

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My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

Ear infection?: An ear infection can cause pain in the throat and vice versa. Symptomatic care for the ear and throat pain can be helpful. You might see your doc for an evaluation if this doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more