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How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?

How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?

Strange question: If you chocked after eating peanuts and associated breathing difficulty followed that it is emergency. See doctor ASAP. I m however is not certain if you need theoat biopsy for this. There are might other reasons to suggest biopsy beside peanut true allergy reaction. Again, see your doctor and get proper evaluation and Tx. ...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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Just ate peanut butter back of throat feel weird it hurts a little. Hard to swallow. Never had an issue before?

Just ate peanut butter back of throat feel weird it hurts a little. Hard to swallow. Never had an issue before?

Peanut Allergy: Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can come on at any time in one's life. This sounds like you may be reacting as if you have an allergy. ...Read more

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I swollowed a peanut yesterday and it still feels like it's stuck in my throat? I tried gagging, coughing, eating food and drinking water... What shou

I swollowed a peanut yesterday and it still feels like it's stuck in my throat? I tried gagging, coughing, eating food and drinking water... What shou

You may need: An upper endoscopy. Peanuts stuck in the esophagus may be a food impaction. This can happen due to an allergic inflammation of the esophagus called eosinophilic esophagitis. The peanut may need to be removed, biopsies taken, and medication started. ...Read more

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While eating M&M not peanut, I felt positive one went down my trachea, it has been 36 hours, light throat swelling, can swallow Is Painful! Thoughts?

While eating M&M not peanut, I felt positive one went down my trachea, it has been 36 hours, light throat swelling, can swallow Is Painful! Thoughts?

Unlikely: Very unlikely you could have one in there and not be coughing continuously. Ideally it melts and comes out with a mucusy cough. But if still bugging you an ENT doctor could scope you to look. If you are having no symptoms (fever, wheeze, cough, pain etc) you are probably fine ...Read more

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My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts, he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?

My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts, he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?

Different allergens: Peanut and tree nut allergens are different. I would recommend your son be evaluated with specific allergy testing. ...Read more

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I have TSH 11.03 n PCO problems can I eat peanut butter, cabbage, broccoli coz sometimes after eating cabbage I feel throat pain.

I have TSH 11.03 n PCO problems can I eat peanut butter, cabbage, broccoli coz sometimes after eating cabbage I feel throat pain.

Goiter?: Your TSH of 11.03 is above the normal range of 0.4-4.0 microunits/ml. A high level of TSH is usually associated with low levels of thyroid hormone. A high TSH can cause the gland to enlarge, causing a goiter. Since the gland is close to the upper esophagus, it might be interfering with swallowing, particularly of the foods you mention. Please get medical attention. ...Read more

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Can a person be allergic to peanut oil but not peanuts? It seems that each time I eat organic peanut butter I get a sore throat and post nasal drip.

Can a person be allergic to peanut oil but not peanuts? It seems that each time I eat organic peanut butter I get a sore throat and post nasal drip.

No: If you're allergic to peanuts you're allergic to whatever brand or form of peanuts you use. Some :organic" brands may have other ingredients or substances (such as pollens) that are causing your symptoms. Try to stick with brands and forms you have used that were tolerated. ...Read more

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I had my tonsils out& can't talk without a peanut butter feeling in my throat and I can't open my jaw. I'm also scared for these"scabs"any info? Help!

I had my tonsils out& can't talk without a peanut butter feeling in my throat and I can't open my jaw. I'm also scared for these"scabs"any info? Help!

Ouch: Postop course after tonsillectomy is rough especially for older kids/adults. There is some literature for 'carafate' gargle and swallow and oral steroids. Ask your surgeon if he would consider giving these to you. As far as scabs... The only scare is if you have any bleeding. After you are two weeks out you should feel much better. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

May be reflux: Of acidic stomach contents. Fatty foods, coffee, chocolate, a bunch of meds, large meals, lying down or bending over after eating, pepiermint, chamomile can all increase reflux into esophagus. Can go all the way up to the throat in some people. ...Read more

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I haven't been diagnosed with a peanut allergy, but every time I smell or get near any peanut or nut product, my throat gets itchy, and I feel hot as if I were running a fever, I brake out in hives and my throat starts to close up If do take Benadryl rig

I haven't been diagnosed with a peanut allergy, but every time I smell or get near any peanut or nut product, my throat gets itchy, and I feel hot as if I were running a fever, I brake out in hives and my throat starts to close up If do take Benadryl rig

Allergy: This is consistent with severe life-threatening peanut allergy. It is not uncommon for allergic patients to experience symptoms with inhaled allergen alone and this is predictive of heightened severity of reactions with ingestion. Confirm with an Allergist. Carrying an epipen at all times would be highly recommended. Do not rely on Benadryl (diphenhydramine) alone. ...Read more

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Past week been constipated, if I go stools r peanuts or thin and yellow, lump in throat, pain in rectum, fullness in intestine. Any thoughts appreciated.

Past week been constipated, if I go stools r peanuts or thin and yellow, lump in throat, pain in rectum, fullness in intestine. Any thoughts appreciated.

Constipation: Hello and welcome to HralthTap, there are multiple cause for constipation, looking into your Med list I can Pin it down to amlodipine and if you are taking any pain killers. There may be other reasons but I need more history. If you fell comfortable We can talk about it in detail. Thank you! ...Read more

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What might cause head, throat, and rib pain?

What might cause head, throat, and rib pain?

Viral: May be a viral illness. This often causes sore throat, headache, and myalgias (body aches). An upper respiratory infection with a cough can also lead to sore ribs. If this gets worse, or does not get better, see your doctor to ensure it is nothing worse. If the rib pain prevents you from breathing normally, get it checked to ensure it's not cracked rib. ...Read more

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My right side throat hurts when I turn my head or get up from bed.

My right side throat hurts when I turn my head or get up from bed.

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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Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when I cough? Couhing bad

Why does my skin on my throat and chest itch when I cough? Couhing bad

Get examined: It's from irritation. Try otc lozenges, cough meds, warm salt or listerine gargle, etc.
You may need some work up- chest xray lab work, etc
only your dr can make an accurate dx.
Take care! ...Read more

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I feel like my throat is going to explode, my head too. I can barley turn my head. Please help.

I feel like my throat is going to explode, my head too. I can barley turn my head. Please help.

Headache: There are several causes for severe headache like migraine, cluster headache. talk to your doctor to get the right diagnosis ...Read more

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Strep throat. When I hold my head to side I can feel a buldge on the side of my neck is this normal?

Strep throat. When I hold my head to side I can feel a buldge on the side of my neck is this normal?

Likely a lymph node: The lymph nodes are part of your body defense system that helps clean up body serum contaminated by infections. There are many located throughout the head and neck & a strep throat will generally trigger swelling in those at the junction of your neck and jaw on one or both sides. ...Read more

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The right side of my throat and head hurts what should I do for I can be normal tomorrow or at least by Saturday evening ?

The right side of my throat and head hurts what should I do for I can be normal tomorrow or at least by Saturday evening ?

Not serious: It is unlikely to be due to anything serious. Muscle and joints can act up, get sprained or sore for many reasons. A couple of Tylenols (acetaminophen) can be taken if you are uncomfortable and have difficulty getting to sleep. if it persists more than 3 to 4 days or longer, then a medical evaluation from your doctor would be desirable to find the exact cause. ...Read more

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Strange pain that starts in upper right chest and goes up through neck / throat to right side of head intermittently. Help?

Strange pain that starts in upper right chest and goes up through neck / throat to right side of head intermittently. Help?

Chest pain: Given that your info shows you positive for cocaine, I would have to worry about your heart first. Although left chest pain is more common for cardiac ischemia, right pain is possible. You need an ekg. 2nd given your history shows 'pain when swallowing' your pain could be from the esophagus. So, ekg/cardiac checkup first then (maybe) GI evaluation. Meantime, cease Cocaine use or write your obit.. ...Read more

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I've been having neck pain, sharp hot pains in head and the feeling of something pushing through the back of my throat. What could it be?

I've been having neck pain, sharp hot pains in head and the feeling of something pushing through the back of my throat. What could it be?

Uncertain: I can't be clear but a lot of neck pain can be muscle. You also have bone and disc in the neck, joints in the neck. Each of these could be contributing to your symptoms. Your best the decision would be to see your physician and get in evaluation. You may need consultation, you may need imaging, but I can't be certain from what you tell us at this point what the symptoms are due to ...Read more

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I have this swollen little bump in the way back of my throat on the left side. I have to turn my head to the right to see it. Is this normal?

Depends: It could be normal anatomy of the region. It is true however that anatomy favors bilateral symmetry. If the condition worsens or you are worried consult with an md, especially an ENT (otorhinolaryngologist). ...Read more

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When I tilt my head back and to the side and rub my throat I always touch my adamas Apple and it feels like it moves or something is that normal?

When I tilt my head back and to the side and rub my throat I always touch my adamas Apple and it feels like it moves or something is that normal?

Yes: The 'Adam's apple' is the larynx or voicebox. It is made of flexible cartilage and is mobile. It is normal for it move when pushed or when swallowing. ...Read more

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When I barely touch my throat I feel like oxygen is being cut off to my head. I feel like circulation is always cut off to my head? What is this?

When I barely touch my throat I feel like oxygen is being cut off to my head. I feel like circulation is always cut off to my head? What is this?

Anxiety: You have provided no information about yourself, not even your age let alone any medical history; therefore, we cant provide any relevant answers for you. However, what you are describing is likely due mental health issues such as anxiety rather than an anatomic or medical problem causing your sensation. ...Read more

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My son just had influ a 2 weeks ago and now says his back and lower sides hurt along with his throat hurting and his head. He has a temp of 100.9.

My son just had influ a 2 weeks ago and now says his back and lower sides hurt along with his throat hurting and his head. He has a temp of 100.9.

Pediatrician: Have your son seen by a doctor. The internet is not the place for diagnosis of an acute illness with fever in an 8 year old. If you do not have a pediatrician your family doctor should be fine. ...Read more

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Hello. I've recently received horrible pain in my throat and head. I went to the doctors and they ran tests and nothing. On a scale 1-10, pain is 9.9!

Hello. I've recently received horrible pain in my throat and head. I went to the doctors and they ran tests and nothing. On a scale 1-10, pain is 9.9!

Complicated situatio: From the sounds of it, doctors haven't figured out what's going on. Such severe pain could be "central" i.e, neurologic in origin. You seem young enough to where pain shdn't happen by itself (not arthritis, etc.). Did u have any trauma / accident (s) recently? U shd get a complete history & physical, maybe by an ENT or pain specialist. Or consider HealthTap Prime. Keep searching 4 answers! Thanks. ...Read more