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Feeling of a lump in my throat. One side at the back of my throat looks swollen but there's no pain. What could this be?
Get it checked out: 'Lumps' in your throat may be something simple like an enlarged tonsil or could be due to more serious issues like tumor. Lack of pain suggests that there is no infection or inflammation, but doesn't tell us anything more. This is where a visual exam becomes important. You should get this lump checked out by a medical specialist or doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My throat has been bothering me since Oct. Looks red, swollen. Did bloodte5st was negative, not strep or sinus need advice on zyrtec but doesnt fix?
My throat was swollen.Doc did a throat culture and it is strep throat c.Left toncel still soreaalong with left side of my tounge and left ear. Normal?
Yes: Strep infections can infect all the moist tissues in the nose and pharynx (throat). Pain and swelling are cardinal signs of inflammation. The bacterial infection can extend to the eustachian tube that connects the inner ear to the back of the throat--swelling closes the tube and causes earache. See your doc for antibiotics. Use: neilmed sinus rinse, salt water gargle and Ibuprofen 600 mg 4 x a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I swallowed a very hot piece of banana bread..it stuck in my throat burning it badly. It feels swollen and very sore to swallow and in my ear.
I was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis but i don't have a sore throat just dry mouth low grade fever left tonsil is swollen i was give amoxicillin ?
You could have a: Variety of upper respiratory virus infections or even strep throat. For significant sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities.: Based on the limited information there are many possibilities. Duration of enlargement andis important. If it is tender and you have had it for a week or two it could be as simple as acute lymphadenitis or reactive lymphadenitis due to infection or inflammation.It could be more concerning if you have had it for longer and is not tender and is growing rapidly. I recommend you consult a doctor asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, my throat feels Iike its swollen/something inside it and I've been taking flusin and lozengers but it hasn't helped much. What should I do?
I suggest an exam: You may have strep. In any case, if OTC remedies are not helping, perhaps a doctor can prescribe something that will. To prevent an infection from spreading throughout your system or into others around you - see someone for Tx. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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