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Sinus Infection And A Lump In The Throat
Had a sinus infection w lots of drainage. The drainage has been gone for almost a week- but I still have a constant lump in throat and ear popping.
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
I have a sore throat, nose congestion, bad taste in mouth and a lump in throat feeling for more then 10 days. Is this a possible sinus infection?
You sound sick.: This could be a sinus infection or even the flu. You may require treatment. You need to visit your PMD or consult with one of us on HealthTap. ...Read more
Lump on left side of neck. Has been there for 3 months. Started when I had a sinus infection. Got better now is worse, bigger, and hurts. What is it?
See doc.: This is concerning due to the length of time and increase in size. It needs evaluation by a professional. ...Read more
I have this small white bump behind one of my tonsils and i have a strange feeling in my throat and i also have a sinus infection please help!
Dark blood coming up from throat every morning once I wake, could this be connecting to a sinus infection?
See a doctor: See a doctor and get checked.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been sick with a sinus infection/score throat 4x in the last 4 mo. Do you think there's something going on in my body that's making me feel sick?
What to do if I have a sinus infection and strep throat. I can't taste or smell anything. What can I do?
Neti Pot: Your lack of taste and smell is likely related to your sinus congestion. The congestion blocks the cells that allow you to taste and smell. Sinus rinses with saline, using either a squirt bottle or a neti pot may help clear the swollen areas to allow you to smell and taste. A very short course of decongestants may also be helpful, but don't overdo it with these. ...Read more
I have white blisters on the back of my throat. When I touch it with a swap it bleeds. What could it possibly be? I've had sinus infection for 2 weeks
Virus: Probably still viral but get a culture to make sure its not bacterial. gargle with salt water ...Read more
White spot on throat, no pain, no other symptoms. Recently came out of a viral sinus infection. Could this be another infection or nothing to worry?
Tonsil stone?: You may have a "stone" in the tonsil - these come from food debris getting stuck in the little divots in the tonsil. Often you can gargle them out or reach back and pop them out yourself. If that doesn't work, see your doctor for a check. ...Read more
I am taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection . I was exposed to strep throat can I still get it?
I haven't been able to sleep for 2 weeks for coughing, feels like something g draining in my throat, could this be a sinus infection?
Post-nasal drip: The feeling of something draining in throat is usually caused by post-nasal drip. That can be caused by either a sinus infection or allergies or a common cold. If it has been going on for a few weeks it would be a good idea to make an appointment with your primary care doctor to be seen. ...Read more
2 year old went to doc has sinus infection what can I do in.Mean time to help with her cough from flim in throat its a constant cough she can't stop?
Yes: This can happen commonly.Get a more detailed answer ›
I suffered a sinus infection 2 weeks ago with a sore throat.Now i have another battle with a sore throat, except now it's only one side of my throat ?
Yes: May be associated throat infection and/or dryness. ...Read more
Is tightness in your throat left side , dull aching pain on left side of the face and head a symptom of sinus infection? Symptoms for about a month
My daughter is currently taking Amoxicillin for a sinus infection now she says that she has a pain on the right side of her throat when she swallows?
I'm not sure if ihave a sinus infection or silent acid reflux.My throat is red, sore and raspy for several weeks.
Be seen: It could easily be either of those conditions. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
I have been smelling smoke for a few days when there isn't any, and had a mild sore throat and slight drainage. Is this a sinus infection?
It could be post: Nasal drip related to a viral infection. Sinus infection is possible but often you would feel pressure or pain over the affected sinuses. A medical evaluation would help to accurately diagnose this if the symptoms worsen or are not resolving. Take care. ...Read more
I recently took a z pack for a sinus infection. I feel much better now, but i feel like there is something stuck in my throat. This has been on going ?
It could be : Residual irritation from the infection.Try gargling with warm salt water with peroxide or listerine. Take care! ...Read more
I went to the ER on the 20th this month. They said I have a sinus infection. I can breath thru my nose fine. It's my throat. It's swelled n i can't b?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Can laryngitis be treated? About 6 days ago i developed a sinus infection and sore throat. After 2 days those symtpoms vanished, but now have had laryngitis for 4 days. How can I treat this?
Laryngitis: The cure for acute laryngitis is unfortunately as elusive as the cure for common cold. Both respond best to home remedies as medical science has for now nothing better to offer. For laryngitis allow voice rest, hot thick drinks like warm milk or tea with honey, hydration/humidification, let it run its course - should resolve within 2 weeks. ...Read more
How can I treat laryngitis? I have recently had a sinus infection and sore throat. Those symptoms lasted only a couple of days, but have had laryngitis for 4 days. Is there something special i could be doing to help and how long could this last?
Not much: Acute laryngitis following a an upper respiratory tract infection (sore throat, ?Sinusitis) is almost always viral. Laryngitis is secondary to post nasal drainage leading to swelling of the vocal folds (laryngitis). Fluids, vitamin c and let your immune system eradicate the virus. If you are not significantly better in 10 to 14 days, see your physician. ...Read more
I've been battling a dual sinus infection and sore throat for about the past week. I finally licked the sinus thing last night but woke up this morning and the sore throat is rearing it's ugly head...and it's painful. I have to work today but I'm on the f
Doc gave me meds for sinus infection, the congestion is going away. But my throat is extremely sore and has pus on it now, should I go back in?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
This is a general term describing a symptom, not a disease/disorder. The medical description is globus sensation. It can occur by simply crying (temporary), but if persistent, can indicate something more concerning like esophageal reflux, muscle spasm, iron deficiency, ...Read more