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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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For the last 3 days I have had severe pain in my thyroid area when I swallow. I do not have a sore throat. The pain is deep in my neck. Any ideas?

For the last 3 days I have had severe pain in my thyroid area when I swallow. I do not have a sore throat. The pain is deep in my neck. Any ideas?

Exam: You need to see a doctor to have an exam of the thyroid. You can get fibrosis or inflammation of the thyroid gland or it could be another structure in the neck causing the problem. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in my ears and throat?

What causes severe pain in my ears and throat?

Ear thorat: It could be issues with the ears, dental, tonsils, mouth. Please go and have an evaluation done. ...Read more

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Cause? Severe pain left side of throat when i "grind" my throat. Just got over a cold w/ sore throat a week ago

Cause? Severe pain left side of throat when i "grind" my throat. Just got over a cold w/ sore throat a week ago

Viral cause: You may have a virus that is causing a sore throat. Try salt water gargles, honey, cough drops to help with your symptoms. You should talk with your doctor if symptoms continue. ...Read more

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I've severe acid reflux can it cause 1 lingual tonsil more enlarged than other had previous thyroid cancer scared of throat cancer or base if tongue?

I've severe acid reflux can it cause 1 lingual tonsil more enlarged than other had previous thyroid cancer scared of throat cancer or base if tongue?

GERD: Severe reflux can result in the development of barrett's esophagus; which has an increased incidence of developing esophageal cancer. Upper endoscopy is a simple method for evaluating any esophageal disease. If your problem is severe, you should be on some form of acid blockade such as omeprazole. You may even benefit from some type of antireflux surgery. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?

I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?

Calf pain : One sided severe calf pain and referred knee pain in the absence of an injury present while walking suggests presence an intermittent claudication from arterial insufficiency i.e. Plaque, clot, pad). Unexplained calf pain presenting in this fashion may also be do deep vein thrombosis (venous clot), but less likely to subside at rest. Both can be very serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause severe heat sensitivity w/ normal thyroid and antibodies? Affects mental function. Pcp- not concerned about quality of life issues.....

What can cause severe heat sensitivity w/ normal thyroid and antibodies? Affects mental function. Pcp- not concerned about quality of life issues.....

No easy fix: If your thyroid is functioning normally, and there is no disruption of neural temperature controls, then there is not much he/she can do about it. ...Read more

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Severe pain in throat /upper right chest during strenuous exercise . Only lasts about 10 min afterwards. I do have asthma but this feels defferent .

Severe pain in throat /upper right chest during strenuous exercise . Only lasts about 10 min afterwards. I do have asthma but this feels defferent .

Muscle strain?: If you have asthma and you are familiar with exercise induced attacks you know to try your rescue inhaler before the exercise. However, it sounds more like muscle issues than asthma attacks. Do you use a peak flow meter to check your "good" levels? Give it a try. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am having severe pain in my throat?

Is there a reason why I am having severe pain in my throat?

I don't know: I don't know. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. >>. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more