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Sore Throat And Bad Taste In Mouth
Sore throat: 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. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Viral pharyngitis: Sounds like a viral pharyngitis. Check to see that you don't have an exudate on your pharynx or tonsils or enlarged lymph nodes near the angle of your jaws which could suggest need for a strep throat test. Viral pharyngitis should resolve in a few days. Take some over the counter throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief. Antibiotics are not needed. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, nose congestion, bad taste in mouth and a lump in throat feeling for more then 10 days. Is this a possible sinus infection?
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?
Connected areas: This sounds like it's best to consult an ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor. Where you are having troubles seems to be all connected areas. Bacteria ; resulting infection can affect nasal path, mouth, ears, and even eyes although rare. Is the discharge from the eye or mouth? The bad taste may be from nasal discharge. Chronic inflammation is dangerous to your long-term health. Please see a doctor asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right tonsil is slightly red, painful to swallow and slight fevers! Help?
Hi. I tested neg for rapped strep test. Hard to swallow,very sore throat for 5 days. Bad taste in mouth,?
I have the flu which is causing a sore throat and a very bad taste in my mouth. Any remedies to get rid of the bad taste?
I have a fever since yesterday , sore throat , hard to swallow , throw up a couple of times and a bad taste in my mouth . Is it a cold or something el?
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