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What are the symptoms of a throat infection?

What are the symptoms of a throat infection?

Throat infection: Throat infection can cause a lot of possible symptoms. Not everybody gets all of them, but your likely to get at least some of them. One of the most common symptoms is sore throat. This isn't universal, but it's close. Redness of the throat, white pus on the tonsils or throat are common. Swelling of the tonsils and/or the soft tissues, fevers, difficulty/painful swallowing and bad breath.

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Infection (Definition)

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What are the symptoms of a throat infection spreading?

What are the symptoms of a throat infection spreading?

Swelling/Tenderness: Tenderness or swelling on the neck or under the jawline. If you start to have difficulty breathing, please seek treatment immediately.

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What are the symptoms of throat infection in kids?

What are the symptoms of throat infection in kids?

Some common ones...: Typical symptoms: sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Other symptoms: headache, n/v, abdominal pain, muscle pain, or a scarlatiniform rash or palatal petechiae (small bleeding), the latter being an uncommon but highly specific finding. Consult doc if you have these symptoms. Good luck.

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I am a 37 year old female who is suffering from a throat (oral) yeast infection.? s: how long do symptoms last and how can I never get this again?

Thrush: Thrush is never normal and requires a cause, like taking antibiotics, taking oral steroids, using a steroid inhaler or topical spray, or underlying disease like immunodeficiency. Make sure you know the cause and avoid, minimize, or treat it. In meantime you need anti fungal medication to prevent progression of the candidal infection to 'esophagitis' for example. At minimum nystatin or Diflucan (fluconazole).

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0.5 lymph node in neck for more than a year doc said it can be due to gum infection should I get a biopsy? No other symptoms

0.5 lymph node in neck for more than a year doc said it can be due to gum infection should I get a biopsy? No other symptoms

Leave it alone: All young adult have at least one palpable node, usually more. If it's stable and not obviously abnormal, it's almost certainly your friend.

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I do not have any cold symptoms or infection signs but I keep having a shooting pain in my nasal cavity that travels down to my neck.

I do not have any cold symptoms or infection signs but I keep having a shooting pain in my nasal cavity that travels down to my neck.

Is something stuck: Sounds like you should see ENT doctor to R/O anything serious. He can see if something is stuck, if pus is coming out an orafice. He should be able to make diagnosis.

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I am a massive smoker aged 24, I fall sick (fever, cold, throat infections) regularly in a span of 2 to 3 months, is this a symptom for something big?

I am a massive smoker aged 24, I fall sick (fever, cold, throat infections) regularly in a span of 2 to 3 months, is this a symptom for something big?

You answered. ....: ....your own question. You said "massive" smoker. Doesn't that sound like something BIG? Smoking really does cause cancer, as well as chronic bronchitis, COPD, and a bunch of other stuff that may not be very pleasant later on. Now at 24, you are getting throat infections every couple of months. Soon it will be acute bronchitis and pneumonia every few months. Stop smoking now-SaveYourLife!

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Does chlamydi spread throughout the body or is it confined to the area of initial infection? (I only have symptoms in my penis) - not throat or anus

Does chlamydi spread throughout the body or is it confined to the area of initial infection? (I only have symptoms in my penis) - not throat or anus

Local: This germ likes to live within specific tissue like those in the surfaces of the internal genital tract. It does not invade your blood and go to the rest of your body.

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I don't know of my theometer had mercury. The thermometer is glass. I'm taking meds because I have throat infection. I'm afriad. I have no symptoms yet?

I don't know of my theometer had mercury. The thermometer is glass. I'm taking meds because I have throat infection. I'm afriad. I have no symptoms yet?

Don't panic: First, if the thermometer is not broken then any potential mercury is trapped inside and can not harm you. Second, it the thermometer did break and it did have mercury inside your individual exposure would be very, very low not enough to be a problem with just one exposure. If you are really concerned bout future use, buy a new digital thermometer.

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I have had extremely sore ears and neck (near mastoid bone). However I also exhibit no symptoms of a infection e.G swelling, fever, fluid in ear?

I have had extremely sore ears and neck (near mastoid bone). However I also exhibit no symptoms of a infection e.G swelling, fever, fluid in ear?

Both sides?: Do both of your ears hurt? How about your nose? Do you have any other symptoms? It is possible you have a nonspecific viral infection. Rarely, a disease called relapsing polychondritis can present with these symptoms.

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Went to the doctor 2 weeks ago and doctor said I had a throat infection and gave me a Zpack. I am now having yeast infection symptoms. What do I do?

Went to the doctor 2 weeks ago and doctor said I had a throat infection and gave me a Zpack. I am now having yeast infection symptoms. What do I do?

Call your doctor: Yeast infections can occur after you are on antibiotics, depends on where the yeast is as to how to treat. Call your doctor for the right treatment for your case.

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Can laryngitis be treated? About 6 days ago I developed a sinus infection and sore throat. After 2 days those symtpoms vanished, but now have had laryngitis for 4 days. How can I treat this?

Can laryngitis be treated? About 6 days ago I developed a sinus infection and sore throat. After 2 days those symtpoms vanished, but now have had laryngitis for 4 days. How can I treat this?

Laryngitis: The cure for acute laryngitis is unfortunately as elusive as the cure for common cold. Both respond best to home remedies as medical science has for now nothing better to offer. For laryngitis allow voice rest, hot thick drinks like warm milk or tea with honey, hydration/humidification, let it run its course - should resolve within 2 weeks.

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How can I treat laryngitis? I have recently had a sinus infection and sore throat. Those symptoms lasted only a couple of days, but have had laryngitis for 4 days. Is there something special I could be doing to help and how long could this last?

Not much: Acute laryngitis following a an upper respiratory tract infection (sore throat, ? Sinusitis) is almost always viral. Laryngitis is secondary to post nasal drainage leading to swelling of the vocal folds (laryngitis). Fluids, vitamin c and let your immune system eradicate the virus. If you are not significantly better in 10 to 14 days, see your physician.

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I was bitten and given antibiotics for an infection. It's been 24hrs, the swellings gone down slightly but I have flu symptoms and sore throat. Help?

I was bitten and given antibiotics for an infection. It's been 24hrs, the swellings gone down slightly but I have flu symptoms and sore throat. Help?

Bite: Sounds like a response to the bite you should get some blood tests to look at lyme (if it was a tick) and other diseases that can be carried by mosquitoes

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