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Doctor insights on: Pharyngitis During Pregnancy

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Are there any homeopathic remedies for a throat infection during pregnancy?

Are there any homeopathic remedies for a throat infection during pregnancy?

Yes: Homeopathy is my favorite treatment for ailments during pregnancy since, unlike most medicines and even herbs (both of which seldom are tested for safety in pregnancy) it is quite safe (& often highly effective). But 10 people with sore throats may need 10 different remedies. See http://www.Homeopathic. Com/articles/using_homeopathy_for_ailments/homeopathic_medicines_for_sore_throat. Html. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Can I eat antibiotic azomax during 14 week of pregnancy for throat infection please ans me m very confused?

Can I eat antibiotic azomax during 14 week of pregnancy for throat infection please ans me m very confused?

Azomax and pregnancy: Azithromycin (a) crosses the placental barrier and its use in pregnancy should be only in cases where the intended benefits to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Speak to your OB for more advice in your case. ...Read more

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Taking amoxascilan 3x a day for pharyngitis. When is it ok to take probiotics during this course? I have a strong powder probiotic to take w water.

Taking amoxascilan 3x a day for pharyngitis. When is it ok to take probiotics during this course? I have a strong powder probiotic to take w water.

Now.: You can take the probiotics now. Take them in-between your antibiotic doses. Continue the probiotics ofter you are finish with the course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a strawberry look like tongue with sore throat(pharyngitis) but i only had low fever during night, what is this disease? What cause it?

I have a strawberry look like tongue with sore throat(pharyngitis) but i only had low fever during night, what is this disease? What cause it?

See a physician: You are probably suffering from pharyngitis. You should consult a physician to get tested for strep throat. Sometimes it can be from infectious mono also called the kissing disease. Your physician can prescribe you antibiotics if it is diagnosed as strep or bacterial pharyngitis. ...Read more

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What can I eat while having pharyngitis

What can I eat while having pharyngitis

Whatever you can: I trust that you do not have bacterial infection. If you have fever, it would be prudent to consult your doctor.
If it is a viral pharyngitis, you may eat what you eat normally, as long as you can swallow it without too much difficulty. Porridge like foods may be easier to eat. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my dr said I have pharyngitis?

Follow their advice: That doctor saw your pharynx and decided if it was a bacterial infection, viral infection or simple allergic post nasal drip causing throat pain, If viral keep hydrated drink warm fluids and it will get better in a week or so. If bacterial infection take all the RX antibiotics. If allergic taking allergy meds if you can will reduce symptoms ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pharyngitis?

What is the definition or description of: pharyngitis?

Inflammation: It is the inflammation of the pharynx, a structure that extends from the base of your skull to larynx and inlet to esophagus, behind your nose includes your tonsils and tongue base. Causes of inflammation is most often viral or bacterial. It is often called a sore throat. ...Read more

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Is pharyngitis and strep the same thing?

Pharyngitis: Hello. Pharyngitis is a term that means inflammation of the pharynx which actuall is the back of the nose, mouth and throat. Strep is a common bacterium that can cause pharyngitis. Common lingo sometimes uses strep to refer to a pharyngitis but it is important to realize that viruses are one of the most causes of pharyngitis and antibiotics are actually not helpful in these cases. ...Read more

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How to know if I have laryngitis or pharyngitis?

How to know if I have laryngitis or pharyngitis?

Larnyngitis Voice: Voice changes imply laryngitis presence.
May be gastric related and seen by endoscopy by ENT,
Pharyngitis=sore throat. If prolonged or fever needs culture, and further check-ups ...Read more

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How to treat chronic pharyngitis?

How to treat chronic pharyngitis?

1st determine cause: Is it allergic rhinitis and post nasal drip? Strep? Gonorrhea? HPV? Fungal? Have had you a scope? If everything is ok and this is the final diagnosis.try alternative like apple cider vinegar, pineapple, honey. BUT ALL OTHER Possibilities must be ruled out. ...Read more

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Does raspy voice sound like pharyngitis?

Does raspy voice sound like pharyngitis?

That might be a: Symptom of pharyngitis. Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck. ...Read more

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What is done for a one-year old with viral pharyngitis?

What is done for a one-year old with viral pharyngitis?

Comfort measures: Rx is focused on encouraging adequate fluid intake in liquids or slushy foods. Other comfort foods & meds like Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen are also helpful. Popsicles, chewing gum, suckers etc all can help. ...Read more

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How can I handle sinusitis, pharyngitis and bronchitis?

How can I handle sinusitis, pharyngitis and bronchitis?

Culture/throat: Infection of the sinuses, throat and lungs can occur at the same time. In the event that a bacterial illness is causing the disease, then an antibiotic is indicated. A culture of your throat or sputum culture will help your doctor determine the best treatment. Monitoring your temperature and treatment of fever, staying well hydrated and rest will help in the recovery. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What do you think of treating pharyngitis with amikacin?

What do you think of treating pharyngitis with amikacin?

Overkill?: Amikacin is an intravenous aminoglycoside class antibiotic.

Pharyngitis is usually an outpatient issue that can be handled with oral antibiotics.

I'm guessing the patient is hospitalized, and if it's a complicated case of pharyngitis (abcess? ) then antibiotics should be directed towards whatever is cultured. ...Read more

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How long does it take for clindamycin to cure pharyngitis?

How long does it take for clindamycin to cure pharyngitis?

Depends on cause: If your pharyngitis is bacterial, and a bacterium that is susceptible to clindamycin, you should start feeling better in 24-48 hours.

Clindamycin will not treat a viral infection. Viral infections will usually go away after 7-10 days.

If your symptoms are worsening on antibiotics or you have been having a harder time breathing or swallowing, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a sample nursing care plan for acute tonsillo pharyngitis?

What is a sample nursing care plan for acute tonsillo pharyngitis?

This site is MedCare: This site is about medical question and answers about medical problems and not nursing care. The only nurses who come in contacts with patients with tonsilopharyngitis, are either Dictors office nurse or in ER. It involved taking vital signs like temp and pulse and history of any allergies. And at the direction of the doctor to do throat swab for quick strep test or culture& give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever ...Read more

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What is the recommended duration of using penzathine penicillin 1, 2million in case of chronic pharyngitis?

None: Benzathine penicillin is an injected material which provides low dose levels of pcn for a longer time than single doses orally. Chronic pharyngitis is seldom due to bacteria, and if it is, penicillin, particularly benzathine is not likely to help. You need to see a doctor and be evaluated. None of this makes sense. ...Read more

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Granular pharyngitis symptoms? Been diagnosed. What should I do now, other than medicine? Have 99.3 fever at 11.30 am

Granular pharyngitis symptoms?  Been diagnosed.  What should I do now, other than medicine? Have 99.3 fever at 11.30 am

Nasal Irrigation: Not sure of your diagnosis. If it is bumps on back of throat called post pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, that usually is caused by chronic postnasal drip. Best use hydro pulse nasal/sinus irrigator use nasal tip to clear nose and use throat tip to clear throat. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pharyngitis and tonsilitus together? Is it contagious? Can it reoccur? How can I make sure it doesn't happen again?

Sure: Yes, since tonsils are located in your pharynx, it is common for both to be infected at the same time. If it is caused by an infection, you will be contagious. Some causes are more contagious than others. As for stopping it form happening again, that is more difficult. Make sure you use good oral hygiene, don't share eating utensils (silverware, cups, bottles) with others and keep away from sick. ...Read more

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Is pharyngitis supposed to be painful? And also include body aches all over. What should I take for the pain otc.? How long is recovery time usually?

Is pharyngitis supposed to be painful? And also include body aches all over. What should I take for the pain otc.? How long is recovery time usually?

Yes : Yes any inflammatory process in any part of body is painful and needs appropriate treatment for that, any otc anti inflammatory helpful for pain, it is better you see your doctor to find out cause. ...Read more

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What does pharyngitis feel like?

What does pharyngitis feel like?

Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck. ...Read more

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Can pharyngitis be cured?

Can pharyngitis be cured?

Sure: If viral, it will go away in time. If bacterial, antibiotics effect a c ure. ...Read more

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Can you die from pharyngitis?

Yes: There are many causes of pharyngitis (i.e. infection or inflammation of the pharynx) Depending on the type and if not treated corrected, it can form an abscess and spread to other parts of your throat/mouth/neck and even upper chest.
The consequences can be deadly. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pharyngitis?

Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck. ...Read more

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How do you cure or treat pharyngitis?

See your doctor &: Get a Rapid Strep or Quick-Strep test. If negative, get a throat culture for Group A Streptococcus. Wait for the results. If +, take penicillin as prescribed for 10 days. If -, antibiotics will not help. Salt-water gargles of ½ tsp. Salt/1 cup water, Popsicles (not red or grape because they look like blood), cold liquids, hard candies, tea with honey & ibuprofen or acetaminophen help pain. ...Read more

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Is a 100.1 temp high with pharyngitis?

No: Actual fever is defined as a temp above 100.4; fever is a natural defense mechanism of the body. Unless you feel very uncomfortable I suggest not taking ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Make sure u hydrate well though as u lose fluids via sweating and fever. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Pharyngitis (Definition)

It is the inflammation of the pharynx, a structure that extends from the base of your skull to larynx and inlet to esophagus, behind your nose includes your tonsils and tongue base. Causes of inflammation is most often viral or bacterial. It is often ...Read more