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Sore throat after singing hard?

Sore throat after singing hard?

Laryngitis: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. ...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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"2 weeks post laparoscopic double inguinal hernia surgery and still swollen and sore"?

"2 weeks post laparoscopic double inguinal hernia surgery and still swollen and sore"?

Wait will get better: Wait couple of wks you will get better , is just healing process , make sure to go for follow up visit and speak to your surgeon. ...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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Still have a sore throat after sinusitis been 5 weeks. Congestion is gone but sore throat still present & switching sides. I have post nasal drip too.

Still have a sore throat after sinusitis been 5 weeks. Congestion is gone but sore throat still present & switching sides. I have post nasal drip too.

Re-evaluation: Is what you need, kindly visit your doctor, you may have unresolved chronic sinusitis or rhinosinusitis causing you all such symptoms, treatment may need to be prolonged if it is really a chronic condition, best wishes ...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 ultrasound in esophagus..What should I do?

Sore throat after ultrasound in esophagus..What should I do?

Esophagus trauma: Observe. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomfort if no liver problems. Cold soft diet may help any local swelling and tenderness. If there is fever or chest pain then i would seek emergent evaluation to make sure no tear occurred. Always let the physician doing the procedure know, because they would know how likely that could be from the difficulty of the procedure. ...Read more

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Can nose be still swollen after 1 year after rhinoplasty ?

Can nose be still swollen after 1 year after  rhinoplasty ?

Up to a year: Swelling can last up to a year after having a rhinoplasty but rarely longer than that. That is why that you won't realize your actual results until about 12 months after surgery once the swelling has resolved. ...Read more

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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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Uvula swelling go down how many days after tonsil surgery?

Uvula swelling go down how many days after tonsil surgery?

Uvula swelling: It should go down in 3-5 days. Cold water & ice chips can help a little. ...Read more

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Cancer on tonsil. How long do I have a sore throat afterwards. Radiotherapy 13 months ago and still have very sore throat.

Cancer on tonsil. How long do I have a sore throat afterwards. Radiotherapy 13 months ago and still have very sore throat.

Tonsil: Sorry you had to go though it. The pain can last a long time but be sure you've seen your treating doctor to look for infection or a persistence of tumor. ...Read more

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Throat clearing for 2 years (started after cold) and slight sore throat on occasion, could this be throat cancer for this long without getting worse?

Throat clearing for 2 years (started after cold) and slight sore throat on occasion, could this be throat cancer for this long without getting worse?

Not likely, but: Since cancer worries are so hard to shake without facts - ask a dr to examine you and test if there is reason. Throat clearing can become a behavioral habit and that can maintain just enough irritation to perpetuate it even more strongly. A cbt therapist might help with the habit breaking. But do get a reassurance from a doctor so it stops gnawing on your mind. Best! ...Read more

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Had a sore neck, headache, stuffy nose & sore throat for 3 days. Is this just a cold?

Had a sore neck, headache, stuffy nose & sore throat for 3 days. Is this just a cold?

Sounds like...: If these symptoms have been going on just for there days and not severe or worsening over a period of the next week then should be resolved on its own. However in order to improve quicker plenty of fluids and rest are very important. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 1 week. Started 2 weeks ago with dry/tickle like cough. Swollen lymph nodes and only sore in pm/early am hrs before/after sleep.?

Sore throat for 1 week. Started 2 weeks ago with dry/tickle like cough. Swollen lymph nodes and only sore in pm/early am hrs before/after sleep.?

Many possibilities: The set of symptoms you are describing could be due to many different illnesses with many different causes. If this does not clear up quickl;y a visit to a doctor may be in order. ...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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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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Throat Pain (Definition)

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