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I have had a very sore throat only on my right side. When i swallow it really hurts and even when i don't swallow it burns. No cold of flu symptoms. ?

I have had a very sore throat only on my right side. When i swallow it really hurts and even when i don't swallow it burns. No cold of flu symptoms. ?

Aphthous ulcers?: Aphthous ulcers (whitish, shallow ulders with red rims) are quite common during early/late adulthood. They can be quite painful. The exact cause is not known, but it is believed that an autoimmune process and/or viral infection is causing such. Treatment is usually controlling the symptoms, as they will resolve. Also, possible herpes stomatitis, thus consult doc if u r concerned. Good luck. ...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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Sore throat on right side. Constant throbbing, hurt to swallow, tightness and redness but not much swelling. pain worst behind my last molars. ?

Sore throat on right side. Constant throbbing, hurt to swallow, tightness and redness but not much swelling. pain worst behind my last molars. ?

Virus: Sounds like you may have a viral infection. If this persist more than 48 hours or more symptoms develop you may need to be seen. Try gargling salt water first. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a sore throat? The left side of my throat feels like little sharp knives every time I swallow. it's been 3 days now

What are some home remedies for a sore throat? The left side of my throat feels like little sharp knives every time I swallow. it's been 3 days now

Sharp throat pain: First of all, please make a doctor's appointment to be sure you do not need antibiotics for a streptococcal tonsillitis infection. "Sharp knives" seems a very apt description of strep throat pain. If also with fever, swollen lymph nodes, headache, nausea, and rash, please be seen by a doctor ASAP for treatment. Warm salt water gargles and chloroseptic spray, tea with honey and lemon help to soothe ...Read more

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2 weeks now I feel like I have a sore throat but it's not. There's only pain felt on the right side when I swallow anything.

2 weeks now I feel like I have a sore throat but it's not. There's only pain felt on the right side when I swallow anything.

Lymph node: Sounds like you are describing neck pain /mass when swallowing. Your lymph nodes can be enlarged and could cause pain on the outside of your neck referring to the throat. A complete history and exam by your doctor can lead you to the best treatment. Good luck ...Read more

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I have had pharyngitis for almost 2 weeks. The sore throat went away but each side hurts to swallow, then goes away and comes back. Help?

I have had pharyngitis for almost 2 weeks. The sore throat went away but each side hurts to swallow, then goes away and comes back. Help?

Pharyngitis: A sore, red throat with pus on the tonsils, swollen neck lymph nodes, and fever may be strep pharyngitis, a bacterial infection that must be treated with antibiotics to avoid complications. In the absence of these symptoms, it's a virus which will run its course. Fatigue, liver and spleen swelling are signs of mononucleosis. Allergies can also cause throat pain. Get an evaluation if unsure. ...Read more

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I had a sore throat a couple of days ago+it hurt when i swallowed+it felt like there was a lump on the side. Now i just have a cough+sore throat?

I had a sore throat a couple of days ago+it hurt when i swallowed+it felt like there was a lump on the side. Now i just have a cough+sore throat?

Throat Swab: I would see a doctor to look into the throat and definitely ask for a throat swab to rule out an infection. It could be a viral infection or it could just be allergies. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 3 weeks now, recently as of a couple days ago I've noticed a lump in left side of throat strange feeling when swallowing cold drinks

Sore throat for 3 weeks now, recently as of a couple days ago I've noticed a lump in left side of throat strange feeling when swallowing cold drinks

Please see a doctor: It would be prudent to have your throat and neck examined to determine what is causing your symptoms. Please go see a doctor at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


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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