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I've got a sore throat after surgery, any help soothing it?

I've got a sore throat after surgery, any help soothing it?

Sore Throat Surgery: A sore throat after surgery is most often due to the tube that was placed through your mouth to help you breathe during surgery. You can use throat lozenges to help with the discomfort. It will go away after a couple of days. ...Read more

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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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Arms swollen and sore 9 hours after getting the Depo-Provera shot?

Arms swollen and sore 9 hours after getting the Depo-Provera shot?

Exam: It would be normal to have soreness at the sight of a depot shot at after you've received it. However it's difficult to tell with an internet question how swollen the area is. If the area is quite swollen you should go see a doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

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Got cortisone shot in knee. Within hours had headache and very uncomfortable facial flushing. Reaction? What helps relieve symptoms?

Got cortisone shot in knee. Within hours had headache and very uncomfortable facial flushing.  Reaction? What helps relieve symptoms?

Call your doc: Sounds like an allergic reaction to what was injected. While antihistamines my help,the symptoms, you need to call the doc who,injected your knee, so,it snd you can be examined, and allergy can be listed to avoid a worse problem if this med is used again. ...Read more

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After flu jab my arm is red, hot and painful.?

After flu jab my arm is red, hot and painful.?

Sounds like: ...Your body is reacting to the flu shot which is exactly what it's supposed to do. This immun response is preparing your body for when you get exposed to live influenza virus this winter, and it will protect you. If the redness or pain persists for more than a day or worsens, call the doctor who gave you the shot. ...Read more

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Throat been sore/red, gland sore for over 1 mth. Had cold then told treating for tonsillitis when all throat swollen. Then shingles. Why throat sore?

Throat been sore/red, gland sore for over 1 mth. Had cold then told treating for tonsillitis when all throat swollen. Then shingles. Why throat sore?

Immunity: It appears that your immune system is diminished. If the throat remains sore despite treatment then have an evaluation by an ear, nose and throat specialist to rule out other causes ...Read more

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Cervical steroid injection caused severe shoulder pain. 18 days later getting worse. Huge bruse and swelling band on arm?

Cervical steroid injection caused severe shoulder  pain. 18 days later getting worse. Huge bruse and swelling band on arm?

Get checked: You would certainly want to be checked immediately. There are multiple potential causes, from potential complications from the epidural to conditions that may be unrelated to the neck or epidural but could still be dangerous such as an axillary vein thrombosis. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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40mg injection depo medrol in ankle today. How long until pain/swelling from injection subsides and positive side affects/inflammation improvement?

40mg injection depo medrol in ankle today. How long until pain/swelling from injection subsides and positive side affects/inflammation improvement?

A day or so: The swelling from the injection depends on how the injection was given and what the volume of the injected medication is. Steroid starts to work in about 6 hours but the optimal effect is not achieved until about 36-48 hours after. . ...Read more

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I've had steriod injection in my ankle joint 5 days ago, it feels sore and itches, is this normal?

I've had steriod injection in my ankle joint 5 days ago, it feels sore and itches, is this normal?

Yes: The soreness at the site of injection is normal. This should gradually improve. If the pain is getting worse then there is a cause for concern and you should contact the same doctor again. There can also be itching of the skin usually as an allergic reaction to the topical cleaning material or the adhesive tape applied after the procedure. ...Read more

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Painful sore throat, cobblestones 7+ months. salt water gargle, steroids, GERD, allergy pills, antibiotics NO help. Mono/std neg. tonsillectomy time?

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Painful sore throat, cobblestones 7+ months. salt water gargle, steroids, GERD, allergy pills, antibiotics NO help. Mono/std neg. tonsillectomy time?

GERD?: The problem may well be from the GERD which require anti-GERD treatment and not antibiotic, steroid, or saline gargle. With HIV, one must consider candidiasis as well. ...Read more

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Still worse pain 5 days after steroid injection in hip despite painkillers. Slightly swollen. Very painful even when still. Cause? How to relieve it?

Still worse pain 5 days after steroid injection in hip despite painkillers. Slightly swollen. Very painful even when still. Cause? How to relieve it?

Wrong injection site: If you had a steroid injection, and no relief,it is likely that the wrong pain generator site was injected or the pain is coming from an unknown site. Typically hip issues involve inflammation of the joint itself or bursae (very common). Discuss the issue with the injection physician; you may need imaging to localize the hip pain generator. ...Read more

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Got the flu shot 4 weeks ago became sick few days ago w/sore &swollen glands, bil ear pain , congestion in back of throat achey is this flu or cold?

Got the flu shot 4 weeks ago became sick few days ago w/sore &swollen glands, bil ear pain , congestion in back of throat  achey is this flu or cold?

Several things: Your flu shot was early enough to protect you from those 3 strains but there has been other strains this year that have infected those who got the shot.There are a bunch of other viruses; adenovirus, parainfluenza virus & others that give symptoms like you describe.Rest, good hydration & diet should help you heal. ...Read more

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Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

Hello. : Hello. Don't know if this is regarding an adult or a child. Will answer as if an adult. Consider warm salt water gargles at least four times a day to assist with inflammation. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for pain and to reduce fever. Obtain a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious complications down the line. Take care. ...Read more

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Sore throat and stuffy nose after guardasil how long will this last?

Sore throat and stuffy nose after guardasil how long will this last?

Likely not related: Hi. Your symptoms an likely unrelated to the Gardasil vaccination. It is more probable that you have another process, like a virus or cold, at the same time that you received the vaccine. Get well soon! ...Read more

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Sore throat after oral sex skin colored lumps On back if the throat ?

Sore throat after oral sex skin colored lumps On back if the throat ?

Lumps on throat: Hard to really tell what this is by this description. It is best to practice oral sex with people you know very well. If you are worried, see a physician. Grouped pustules on a red base can be a virus. Check for any ulcerations. Inspect the oral cavity in a mirror with a strong flash light. Show areas of concern to the doctor. Good luck. Feel better ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol after penicillin injection for strep throat?

Can i drink alcohol after penicillin injection for strep throat?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Had cortisone jab 4 days ago now arm is swollen warm and sore is this normal ?

Had cortisone jab 4 days ago now arm is swollen warm and sore is this normal ?

Cortisone Shot: A cortisone shot into the patellar tendon is not indicated and my concern is that it is either infected of you have an infected overlying bursa. This is not normal and should be rechecked by the physician that gave you the "jab". ...Read more

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