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Shingles and sore throat and sensitive scslp?

Shingles and sore throat and sensitive scslp?

Unless shingles: is on your scalp, likely multiple things going on at same time ...Read more

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)

Shingles is a painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more


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If you have shingles can you still have a sore throat 4 days after the rash/blisters appear?

If you have shingles can you still have a sore throat 4 days after the rash/blisters appear?

Not sure: why you would have a sore throat as shingles affects skin and not oral mucosa generally. Sore throat is most likely coincidental unless you are talking about the skin around your neck and that is where the rash occurred. If so then you may have post-hepetic neuropathy. If this persists consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I make my baby’s sore throat and cough feel better?

How can I make my baby’s sore throat and cough feel better?

Fluids&Humidificatio: Cough and cold medicines have been found to be ineffective and potentially harmful in young children and infants. ...Read more

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How to hande my little kid‘s sore throat n sounding nose by flue?

How to hande my little kid‘s sore throat n sounding nose by flue?

See your doctor: Without more information it's hard to know what's going on here. When it comes to little children and problems with their throats the pediatrician is the best place to go. ...Read more

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Sore throat with pain?

Sore throat with pain?

Maybe antibiotics: Sore throat can be caused by virus or bacteria. I would recommend that you see a doctor and get a rapid strep and culture. If it is strep, you will need a prescription for an antibiotic. In the meantime there are lots of soothing otc lozenges for relief of pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin also help with the pain. ...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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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