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I sometimes feel a lump like a plum stuck between by brest cavity. Is this due to acid reflux? Also a sore throat

I sometimes feel a lump like a plum stuck between by brest cavity. Is this due to acid reflux? Also a sore throat

Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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Sore throat & ear ache after filling a cavity, normal?

Sore throat & ear ache after filling a cavity, normal?

Sore throat: And ear ache. Several possibilities: the filling is high and needs to be adjusted; the decay was very close to the nerve and the tooth may be infected and need a root canal; your TMJ may be sore due to having your mouth open for a long time. All of these can cause pain that feels like an ear ache.
The sore throat is probably separate. If it doesn't go away in 2-3 days, check with your physician. ...Read more

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Sinus cavity has been exposed from tooth extraction. High fever for 5 days, sore throat.

Sinus cavity has been exposed from tooth extraction. High fever for 5 days, sore throat.

See oral surgeon: Sinus communication is not uncommon complication when extracting upper molars. You should see an oral surgeon. The goal is to surgically obtain primary closure and eliminate infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes fluid in ears, pain in glands/jaw that pains entire face cavity, sore throat? I don't have tonsils

What causes fluid in ears, pain in glands/jaw that pains entire face cavity, sore throat? I don't have tonsils

A variety...: ....Of illnesses can do all that. The only thing that's relatively certain is that the pain isn't coming from your tonsils. As with many illnesses, the best course of action is often rest, lots of fluids, and more rest. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? Is that from cavity?

Sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? Is that from cavity?

Sore throat: You may have any number of problems, including infected wisdom teeth, periodontal (gum and bone) disease, or other soft tissue infection (s). Advanced tooth decay and abscess could cause pain and this much local soft tissue inflammation but the other conditions are equally important to identify and treat. See a dentist or oral surgeon immediately ...Read more

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I have a small mouth ulcer and sore throat. The ulcer is directly below a molar with a severe cavity where the cheek meets the gums. Is it Connected?

I have a small mouth ulcer and sore throat. The ulcer is directly below a molar with a severe cavity where the cheek meets the gums. Is it Connected?

Aphthous ulcer: Its not uncommon for the stress of an oral infection to trigger aphthous ulcers. However, given you also have a potential adjacent apical root infection, it may be due to an underlying abscess and require urgent dental evaluation. In the mean time, keep your mouth clean with luke-warm salt-water swish and spit and avoid traumatizing the ulcer with aggressive dental brushing. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi fevr, sore throat, cough, 8 itchy rash w heads. Spread 2 n hand 4 on ankles. Week later all crusted but last 1 itchypain 3mm fluid filled bubble! Pox?

Hi fevr, sore throat, cough, 8 itchy rash w heads. Spread 2 n hand 4 on ankles. Week later all crusted but last 1 itchypain 3mm fluid filled bubble! Pox?

Unlikely chickenpox: A rash with fluid filled blisters is suggestive of chickenpox, but the distribution is atypical. Chickenpox usually starts with lesions on the abdomen and then spreads up and out and includes the entire body. Lesions that are limited to hands and ankles along with a sore mouth or throat are more consistent with a Coxsackie virus, often called hand foot mouth virus. An exam would confirm. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of draining from my nasal cavity down into my throat and its making my throat sore. Is there anything I can do to stop it?

I'm having a lot of draining from my nasal cavity down into my throat and its making my throat sore. Is there anything I can do to stop it?

See your physician: Drainage down the back of your nasal cavity may be due to allergies or to chronic infection. You should see your physician for an evaluation as to the cause so he/she can provide appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Sore throat on right side?

Sore throat on right side?

Have it checked out: How long? Fevers? Tiredness? Swallowing problems? Breathing problems? Trouble opening your mouth? Hot potato voice?

A one-sided throat problem if you are having the problems above, can be a sign of a peritonsillar abscess (pus behind the tonsil) that would need to be treated by a doctor.

Other one-sided throat problems occur, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat sore throat?

How can I treat sore throat?

Depends on cause: Most cases are due to a viral infection, in which case you need a pain killer such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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I am sick with a sore throat?

I am sick with a sore throat?

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). A couple days of throat lozenges and acetaminophen can lessen pain. ...Read more

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How do I help my sore throat?

How do I help my sore throat?

Natural remedies: Lots of things have been tried for sore throat - that's because everyone's had one! Salt water gargling helps. Some people swear by lemon and honey. Others use apple cider vinegar diluted in water for a gargle. Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) help. You could even alternate taking them if you want! Cheers! ...Read more

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Yoghurt good for sore throat?

Yoghurt good for sore throat?

Really cold yogurt: May feel soothing. 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 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 >. ...Read more

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How do I help my sore throat?

Sore throat: Stop smoking!
you can garggle with salt and water, use a saline nasal spray if your allergies are acting up. Consult an allergist if you have constant nasal congestion to soothe your post nasal drip. ...Read more

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How can I relief sore throat?

How can I relief sore throat?

Gargle: W/cool salt water few times a day. Use lozenges or chloraseptic spray. If not better 4-5 days, see Dr. ...Read more

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Tips of sore throat remedies?

Sor Throat: Sore throats can be from infections, allergies, gerd, tonsullitis, etc.
See your doctor for a possible referral to an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How is sore throat been cure?

How is sore throat been cure?

Depends: Infectious sore throat may need to be treated with antibiotics if there is a bacterial infection viral infections improve on their own and only supportive therapy is needed. Other conditions that may cause sore throat may need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get a sore throat? Fast

How to get a sore throat? Fast

Are you asking how: To get rid of a sore throat fast? If, most often the sxs can be v'ed. If 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. ...Read more

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How can I help my sore throat?

How can I help my sore throat?

Herbal medicines: Presuming this is an acute sore throat, these are usually viral & thus antibiotics won't help (if you have a fever and fairly swollen glands it could be strep or another bacterial infection, which can be helped by antibiotics). My favorite treatments for sore throats are herbs, especially pelargonium sidoides & andrographis. Propolis, made by bees, also helps. See my comment for links & more. ...Read more

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How can I treat a sore throat?

How can I treat a sore throat?

Find the reason: And then the treatment. A sore throat caused by viral infection — the most common cause — usually lasts five to seven days and doesn't require medical treatment.
If your sore throat is caused by a bacterial infection, your doctor will prescribe a course of antibiotics. According to mayo clinic. ...Read more

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How do you treat a sore throat?

How do you treat a sore throat?

Honey: 1 tablespoon of warm honey every 4 hours helps soothe the throat. Salt water gargles can be helpful too. ...Read more

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How do you clear a sore throat?

How do you clear a sore throat?

Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more

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How can I cure my sore throat?

Sore throat: If 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 is good. ...Read more

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Best way to cure a sore throat?

Best way to cure a sore throat?

Not cure, reduce sxs: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Ginger w honey is good. ...Read more

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How can you cure a sore throat?

Tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What can u do for a sore throat?

What can u do for a sore throat?

Quite a few things: If your sore throat is from a viral infection, then simply time, warm water gargles, throat lozenges or pain medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) should be sufficient. If you have a more severe sore throat, especially from a bacterial infection (like strep) you will need antibiotics in addition to pain relief. Feel better! ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more