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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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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