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Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Probable allergies: Itchy ears could be caused by wax or eczema. Sometimes there is no obvious reason. Prescribed cortisone drops usually are very effective. Sore throat and congested nose could be caused by viruses, bacterias and allergies. Allergies are very common. Tx try Claritin (loratadine) or allegra, but no decongestant like claritin-d/afrin/allegra-d. Decongestants can elevate blood pressure, cause racing heart/insomnia. ...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 am feeling very sick. Ah, sore throat, TERRIBLE pain when swallowing, ear is plugged, hurts, coughing. What's wrong with me?

I am feeling very sick. Ah, sore throat, TERRIBLE pain when swallowing, ear is plugged, hurts, coughing. What's wrong with me?

See a doctor: It sounds like you have some type of upper respiratory tract infection - given the severity of your symptoms, you need to be evaluated by a physician. Antibiotics may be warranted for treatment of a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Left ear plugged when I wake up. I'm recovering from a sore throat and losing my voice - now my ear is plugged in the morning and im not sure why.

Left ear plugged when I wake up. I'm recovering from a sore throat and losing my voice - now my ear is plugged in the morning and im not sure why.

Eustachian tube.: All part of the same process. Your ear drains through a tiny tube in the back of your throat. Even the slightest inflammation can cause the tube to malfunction and make your ear feel full. ...Read more

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I have a cold/sore throat. Scratched my ear, now a day later ear is plugged and sharp pains. Could I have scratch/torn it or have an ear infection?

I have a cold/sore throat. Scratched my ear, now a day later ear is plugged and sharp pains. Could I have scratch/torn it or have an ear infection?

You could have: Either a scratch, fluid behind your ear drum and/or an infection. Please have your doctor examine you so that you can know for sure and get the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, metal taste, ears plugged, fever, nausea?

I have a sore throat, metal taste, ears plugged, fever, nausea?

Physical exam: How many days of symptoms of sore throat and plugged ears with fever? How high is fever? With symptoms of possible otitis-ear infection and pharyngitis- throat infection, fever and dysgeusia you should get an exam so a doctor can look in your ears & throat. Dysgeusia with metallic taste several causes, sometimes associated with ear infection. Need careful history, physical and exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, congestion, plugged ears, and tightness in the back of my neck. Does it sounds like a cold or sinus infection?

I have a sore throat, congestion, plugged ears, and tightness in the back of my neck. Does it sounds like a cold or sinus infection?

URI: It is clear you have an upper respiratory infection. Whether you have a sinus infection on top of that is a tricky question to answer in a doctor's office, let alone on this forum. Sinusitis is usually accompanied by facial pain. If you're not in pain I wouldn't think sinusitis. ...Read more

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Sore throat on left side; ear ache too. Ear was "plugged" up. No fever, some fatigue. No muscle stiffness/soreness. Currently uninsured. OTC remedies?

Sore throat on left side; ear ache too. Ear was "plugged" up. No fever, some fatigue. No muscle stiffness/soreness. Currently uninsured. OTC remedies?

OTC meds for URI: Avoid antihistamines like loratadine, zyrtec and Benadryl. Try using pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil. Protect your stomach if you choose Advil by eating or taking antacids. Sudafed and Afrin can help open your nose and ears; use with caution if you have high blood pressure. Ear and throat infections can be serious. Look for a free clinic or low cost community health center if you get worse. ...Read more

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I have had a sore throat, only at night, the last few days, no cough. I have also been spitting up thick, very bloody, dark yellow phlegm repeatedly.

I have had a sore throat, only at night, the last few days, no cough. I have also been spitting up thick, very bloody, dark yellow phlegm repeatedly.

A Little Experiment: Why don't you try the following: go to the nearest ER or Urgent Care, walk in and say to the nurse: " I have been spitting up thick, very bloody, dark yellow phlegm repeatedly. " and see what happens. Go ahead, I suggest you try it right now. Thank you. ...Read more

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I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

See your doctor: That could be acute sinusitis, together with the other symptoms you have, you don't need to have sinus pain when you've got sinusitis, so better run it by your doctor, goodluck ...Read more

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Easy tips to cure a sore throat?

Easy tips to cure a sore throat?

Sore throat: This will cure itself in time. Have patience. In the interim you can prepare hot tea with lemon and honey and drink this as needed to alleviate symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sore throat fast?

How can I cure a sore throat fast?

Sx relief: 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

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Best way to cure a very sore throat?

Best way to cure a very sore throat?

Tips: No cure just relief: gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids. Use a vaporizer or humidifier in your bedroom. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products. Use nonprescription throat lozenges. Use tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, or aspirin. See doc if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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How can I quickly cure a sore throat?

Sx relief - not cure: 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

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What is a good way to cure a sore throat?

What is a good way to cure a sore throat?

Sore Throat: Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure a sore throat?

Can you tell me how to cure a sore throat?

Help symptoms only: 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

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Can you tell me how to cure a sore throat?

Can you tell me how to cure a sore throat?

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

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Can you tell me how to 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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İ have got sore throat what cure should use?

İ have got sore throat what cure should use?

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 tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could cure my sore throat?

Can you tell me how I could cure my sore throat?

Check for Fever: Check for fever. If yes, go to get a throat culture by your MD.
Lozenges
Fluids.
Nothing of too warm fluids
Honey
No alcohol or smoking
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Can you tell me how could I cure my sore throat?

Can you tell me how could I cure my sore throat?

Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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How to cure a sore throat and temperature quickly?

How to cure a sore throat and temperature quickly?

No quick way.: 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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What are good home remediescan cure my sore throat?

Sx relief - not cure: 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

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Is there any way to cure a sore throat help quickly?

Is there any way to cure a sore throat help quickly?

Water, honey, lemon: Mix in warm water. Try glycerin lozenges, avoid menthol. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to try and cure a sore throat?

Please describe a good way to try and cure a sore throat?

Cure?: 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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