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Sore And Swollen Throat And Gums And Blurred Vision
I have been sick with a runny nose and cough and now I have a sore and swollen throat and gums, what's going on with me?
See below: Most likely this is some type of viral syndrome. If it persists, call your doctor. ...Read more
I have a very sore and swollen throat, my glands are pretty swollen and my symptoms started very suddenly. I also have a cough because my throat hurts?
See details: Then see a doctor. Diagnoses include viral illnesses, Strep or mononucleosis. Testing will tell you which one. ...Read more
I have had a fever for 2 days chills body aches and now I have a very sore and swollen throat even my neck hurtws what could this be and should I see my dr or wait it out I have been drinking hot tea and taking ibu 800 any other suggestions?
Sister has complained that she woke up this morning with a sore swollen throat, hard to swallow, cold sweat, no cold like symptoms...Could it be strep?
Yes: See a doctor and a simple throat swab can give you an immediate answer. ...Read more
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more
Am very emetophobic. I have a sore, dry, swollen throat. No other symptoms but panicking can a sore throat make you vomit. Petrified!
I recently got a high fever, 101+, and chills, lightheadedness, and a sore swollen throat. It seemed to come out of nowhere... What could be wrong?
Seek medical: Attention. You have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a streph throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice. ...Read more
I have a sore / swollen throat, a tight / heavy chest and a cough. I am use to these symptoms when I get sick. Do you have suggestions on what to do?
What to do.: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more
What causes a sudden sore kinda swollen throat and stuffy nose? Can it be my anxiety? Or allergies?
A cold: A viral infection is the most likely answer unless it persists beyond 10 days and starts to itch. ...Read more
Very sudden sore, swollen throat, red dots on roof of mouth. Completely fine when I woke up this am. What could it be?
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Were the spots there last night and went away or did the sores come up this afternoon? Either case warrants a peek from a dentist. You may have a sudden onset virus, allergic reaction to a food or petechiae (sometimes painful red dots on the roof of your mouth from trauma). As always if you can't breathe or swallow 911. I hope they feel better soon! ...Read more
Near syncope episode followed by sudden onset of hard palate pain, swollen throat (no soreness), and swollen lymph nodes in neck.?
I am experiencing sore throat, throat swelling and swollen tonsils. Was wondering what this could possible be, can provide pictures.
Virtual consult: Would be the way to go if you want to provide pictures and have a virtual physician encounter, can't be done over-here unfortunately. Given your description, you may be having pharyngitis (tonsillitis), for whatever reason, viral or bacterial, and you may need Rx medicines, for now use salt water gargles, rest, fluids, pain killers, till you manage to see a doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Hav history of post nasal drip, now havin somewhat swollen throat, difficulty, pain on swallowing. Notice cobblestoning. Is this sore throat or the pnd?
Likely viral: It is not common to have pain/swelling with PND, and may be a new viral infection. If not resolve in a few days I would go for a quick appt to get this checked out. ...Read more
I have a swollen throat, sore ear, head aches for a few weeks, been prescribed predisolone but not getting any better. Now have a lump on my neck?
See below: Get seen again by your doc to look at the lump. ...Read more
Took amoxicillin 3 times now in 6 months 10 day 500mg for sore throat and fever tonsils swollen throat swab neg though what is going on no cough?
Virus? Allergy?: Probably these were not bacterial infections but viral, or perhaps an allergy problem. Except for strep, which apparently was negative by swab, few bacterial infections do this. No antibiotic, including amoxicillin, has any effect on viral infections or allergies. Keep working with your doctor, or perhaps see otolaryngologist (ENT) or allergy specialist. ...Read more
I've had a sore throat for 5 days, got worse early & has remained the same. Strep assay neg. Have a yellow tongue, bad breath, swollen throat. Virus?
Sudden sore/swollen throat for 1 day. Have excess saliva. Slight runny nose and chest congestion. Any ideas as what it may be?
Sore/swollen throat and rear nasal cavity on right side. Observed swollen lumps on either side, size of a grape. No yellow phlegm just sharp pain.
Recently had oral sex with partner that is a virgin. Deepthroating. Immediate sore throat after. Next couple of days stuffy nose, swollen throat. Std?
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Your symptoms may be local trauma!
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I am experiencing fever (severity: moderate), sore throat, swollen tonsils (quality: white or yellowish spots on tonsils) and throat swelling. T...
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can lessen pain. ...Read more
Severe sore throat from 8/25 pm. Fever 102 til 8/27 pm. Aches, cough, swollen throat glands. Nasal congestion extreme throat pain today tips 4 relief?
I am experiencing swollen tonsils (quality: red), sore throat and swollen throat. The following also describe me: Pain when swallowing, Difficulty swallowing, and Neck pain. What should I do?
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more
Should I go to er? Epigastric cramp, hands numb & tingling, face numb, lips swollen, throat sore, short of air, felt like was going to pass out. I ha
Yes GO NOW!:
Not sure what meds you are on or what type of diseases you suffer from. Bring all your prescription meds and OTC meds to the ER with you and someone to accompany you.
It could be serious NOW GO! ...Read more
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