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Sore burning throat on one side and ear pain/burning. I can eat and drink without any pain. Only hurts when swallowing dry? Allergies?

Sore burning throat on one side and ear pain/burning. I can eat and drink without any pain. Only hurts when swallowing dry? Allergies?

Sore throat: Sore throats are cause by many things ranging from infections, allergies, acid reflux and mouth breathing. You need to see a doc to know the difference. However, infections often come with headaches and stomach aches and pain when swallowing. Allergy usually goes resolves as the day goes no. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

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 throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Im having severe sore throat that has been lingering for weeks, clogged ear on one side and a massive headache. Sore throat stays swelled with white ?

Im having severe sore throat that has been lingering for weeks, clogged ear on one side and a massive headache. Sore throat stays swelled with white ?

Yuck!: Sounds like a nasty sore throat and most likely a viral infection. These can last a long time. It would be a good idea to be examined if you haven't been- it is hard to know without seeing it and feeling the lymph nodes. There are many helpful remedies for some of the symptoms- see this for example- http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sore-throat/basics/definition/CON-20027360 ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

What should I do if I have a sore throat and it seems to only be on one side, thebehind my right ear. No white spots on my throat, any idea what this is?

One-sided sorethroat: You may have infection or abscess in one of your tonsils. When it gets worse without treatment, you may notice painful swallowing and fever. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment, if salt solution gargling fails to give you any relief. ...Read more

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Why do I have sore tonsile on right side an ear aches? I also have a little post nasal drip! is one side sore throat normal?

Why do I have sore tonsile on right side an ear aches? I also have a little post nasal drip! is one side sore throat normal?

Tonsillar infection: If you have an infection or inflammation of the tonsil on one side it may also involve tissues in back of the tonsil, causing obstruction of the eustacian tube and ear pain on that side, or referred pain to the ear from the posterior pharynx. Normal is not the question, it can occur. ...Read more

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Easy one. I have had a very sore throat on my left side' pain goes to my left ear when I swallow. Any ideas? Its been for 1 wk

Throat/ Ears/Sinus: Greetings, you could have a throat infection. This could be a possible infection in your ears and throat or also including your sinuses. I recommend you go and have yourself checked out, especially if you have fever or other annoying symptoms. Gargling with warm salt water may often reduce the pain in your throat and ear coning can decrease ear and sinus pressure.Netti pot for sinuses. ...Read more

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I have a small bump in between my cheekbone and ear on one side of my face, and also have a minor sore throat/ cough. Is this a swollen lymph node?

I have a small bump in between my cheekbone and ear on one side of my face, and also have a minor sore throat/ cough. Is this a swollen lymph node?

Probably: It is very common for lymph nodes to swell during an upper respiratory illness. If it does not resolve in size over a few weeks go to a doctor. ...Read more

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