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Sore Throat Painful Swallowing
Doctor can check: Sore throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If throat symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away". Strep throat treatment is often with amoxicillin. ...Read more
Left ear pressure sore throat painful swallowing feeling of something stuck in my throat no fever swollen tonsils and swollen glands in neck under jaw?
See a Doc ASAP: You need to be seen by a doc ASAP to diagnose your problem and have the appropriate treatment prescribed. ...Read more
Sore throat and painful swallowing with headache and body aches. Also sufffering from allergies, are these things related? If not, what's causing it?
Secondary sinusitis: If your illness started as an allergy and now you are sicker and have started having a sore throat and yellow discharge, you probably have a sinus infection that is caused by your allergic swelling blocking the openings to your sinus cavities. Once you cross over from allergies to a sinus infection, you should avoid antihistamines. They dry your secretions and make your infection last longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had a sore throat and extremly painful swallowing for about a month now. I have also started getting earaches with it in the last week.
Feelings of sore throat and sometimes painful swallowing on one side of the throat along with mild pain in same side ear are related to which illiness?
.?: If comes and goes could be as simple as sinus issues. See your doc for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Sore throat/ cough: 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
Now with fever at 38.7c, BP at 138/86, hr bet 100 to 106. Sore throat, painful when swallowing, took 3 paracetamols every 4 hours. Should i worry?
Got the flu and developed an irritated, sore throat. Painful to swallow, and a constant achy cough. Any remedies to ease it? Thanks
Rest! Hydrate!: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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