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Should I run a marathon after pharyngitis?

Should I run a marathon after pharyngitis?

With Dr. blessing: If you are recovered and feeling good, start your training, but do so slowly to work back into condition and help your immune system build back up ...Read more

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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


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When I run my throat like swells and it hurts for me to talk and I get a raspy voice, just got over pharyngitis ?

When I run my throat like swells and it hurts for me to talk and I get a raspy voice, just got over pharyngitis ?

Don't run: If you are recovering from pharyngitis and running is causing your throat to swell and to be painful when you talk, then you should probably avoid running until your throat has had some more time to heal. In general, when an activity is painful, it should be avoided, especially during a healing process. ...Read more

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How do you cure or treat pharyngitis?

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

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Help please? I want to know what are other ways of curing or easing pharyngitis?

Options: Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try Thyme tea. ...Read more

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What is gonorrheal pharyngitis?

What is gonorrheal pharyngitis?

Throat infection : Oral sex with a partner that has gonorrhea can lead to infection of the throat. ...Read more

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Can pharyngitis cause pneumonia?

No: But if the organism (viral or bacterial) has affected both the pharynx and lungs, then both conditions can occur. However most pharyngitis cases are confined to the pharynx. ...Read more

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What exactly is viral pharyngitis?

What exactly is viral pharyngitis?

Viral infection: Viral pharyngitis is an infection of the upper throat ( the pharynx ) caused by a virus. Viral pharyngitis is usually a limited infection and requires no specific treatment. ...Read more

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How bad is pharyngitis with bronchitis?

How bad is pharyngitis with bronchitis?

Not bad at all: The same organism which is causing pharyngitis is causing bronchitis and it is not bad, and both can be treated together depending id caused by bacteria or viruses. ...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 bacteria 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 do I know if I have viral pharyngitis?

How do I know if I have viral pharyngitis?

Its most common: Most cases of pharyngitis are caused by various viruses such as rhinovirus. If you have exudate on your tonsils or pharynx, if you have fever, if you have tender swollen lymph nodes you should have a rapid strep test to rule out group a streptococcus infection. If not you probably have viral pharyngitis and it will resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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How to get immunity from strep pharyngitis?

How to get immunity from strep pharyngitis?

Can Not: Although it may, to a point develop naturally, there is no way to increse one's immunity. This is depite products advertised to do so. They do not work. ...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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I need help! How do I know if I have laryngitis or pharyngitis?

Different areas: Laryngitis is swelling , infection of the larynx "voice box" when swollen by infection, trauma, a virus you het laryngitis and loose your voice The pharynx is a large area in the back of you throat and downward, pharyngitis is more of a sore throat appearance as opposed to loosing the voice. ...Read more

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I have acute pharyngitis and i want to know what specific food i can eat?

I have acute pharyngitis and i want to know what specific food i can eat?

Soft or Liquid: Foods go down easiest. Think of foods like chicken soup, apple sauce, frozen deserts. If on antibiotics make sure they are compatible with what you are eating. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more