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Should I Run A Marathon After 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
M south indian.I went to doctor, took medicines-my fever, cold, running nose stopped.But if I am coughing has throat infection, should I visit him again?
My toddler is 1yrs old started with a stuffy nose then turned into fevers and running nose and stinky breath is it teething or throat infection?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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