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Sore throat spiting up blood?

Sore throat spiting up blood?

>1 wk seek help: If this persists for more than one week unchanged, a visit to your primary care physician is indicated, as we want to be sure there isn't a tumor. We all go through several days of this when we recover from some of the nastier colds. ...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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Coughing up blood sore throat?

Coughing up blood sore throat?

Coughing up blood: It could be sore throat that got really irritated or something else .Please get checked by your family dr as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Sore throat coughing up phlegm and blood?

Sore throat coughing up phlegm and blood?

Need more info: My recommendation would be to see a doctor asap since coughing up blood never has a benign cause. On the other hand it would be helpful to know how long you have been ill, to whom you were exposed, whether you smoke, have fever, chills, nausea, shortness of breath, etc. Make a list of everything and take it with you to the doctor. ...Read more

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Sore throat, coughing up mucus, ears hurt, possible cause?

Sore throat, coughing up mucus, ears hurt, possible cause?

Viral illness: Viruses are most common cause of sore throats, coughs ; ear pain (from eustachian tube dysfunction) and won't respond to antibiotics. Cough can last 18 days on average. ...Read more

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Dry mouth/lips keep bringing up light green phlegm? Started with sore throat

Dry mouth/lips keep bringing up light green phlegm? Started with sore throat

May be viral: A viral illness or strep infection can do this, allergies can do this, mononucleosis can do this, so you have a variety of possible issues. You need to see your physician to make sure this is not a strep infection, and also give you a clear diagnosis ...Read more

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Woke up with slight sore throat. No fever or other symptoms. Sore throat for 1 day. Dry cough. Tight chest. This morning coughed up lime green phlegm.

Woke up with slight sore throat. No fever or other symptoms. Sore throat for 1 day. Dry cough. Tight chest. This morning coughed up lime green phlegm.

Give it time: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory tract infection. Give it a few days. If you continue to worsen past 4 or 5 days of symptoms, then you may need an antibiotic. Of course, if you have any trouble breathing, you should get to the doc right away. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Hacking up plegm, sore throat, belching, constipation high blood pressure

Hacking up plegm, sore throat, belching, constipation high blood pressure

Need Treatment: Consul your doctor. Take biaxin 500 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Phenergan (promethazine) dm cough syrup, one teaspoonful 3 times a day till the cough goes away. Allegra 180 mg one tablet at night for 3 weeks. Continue with your present medication for bp. For constipation, take 4 tablets ( all 4 at once) at night and you will have good bm next morning. ...Read more

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Coughing up mucus. Sore throat, running and stuffy nose.

Coughing up mucus.  Sore throat,  running and stuffy nose.

Viral: Most times these are signs of a viral respiratory illness. Unfortunately there is no cure for a virus. It needs to run it's course. The old saying is it lasts 7 days if you treat it, a week if you don't. Worrisome signs would be chest pain, shortness of breath with activity, high fevers or vomiting. ...Read more

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Causes for sore throat, swollen tonsils, blood running down back of throat, bad cough, earache, headache, nausea?

Causes for sore throat, swollen tonsils, blood running down back of throat, bad cough, earache, headache, nausea?

URI: The blood in throat is unusual, but everything else sounds like a bad case of pharyngitis, URI, mono, flu, etc. Perhaps tonsils are so enflamed and swollen that coughing violently caused them to bleed? I recommend going to urgent care for exam. ...Read more

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Sore throat 2-3 days, no fever, thick yellow phlegm spit out 10 days. cleared but started again with sore throat and yellow phlegm after a few days?

Sore throat 2-3 days, no fever, thick yellow phlegm spit out 10 days. cleared but started again with sore throat and yellow phlegm after a few days?

Possible causes: There are a few possible causes. If you had no fever, the likelihood of Strep infection is less than a viral cause. It can sometimes take two to three weeks to clear an influenza infection. If you have fever or persistent symptoms, I would advise a Strep test at your PCP's office. In the meantime, rest, drink warm fluids and monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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I have an ear ache, sore throat, coughing up green mucus, coughing and pressure on head?

I have an ear ache, sore throat, coughing up green mucus, coughing and pressure on head?

URI: You have an upper respiratory infection eminating from your sinuses. Mucus frm sinuses can cause your sore throat. If youve had the condition longer than10 days consult your doctor forntreatment. ...Read more

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Sore throat,stuffy/runny nose, headache, chapped/bloody lips, coughing up blood. What's wrong?

Sore throat,stuffy/runny nose, headache, chapped/bloody lips, coughing up blood. What's wrong?

You need exam by Dr.: Coughing up blood should never be ignored and should warrant an office visit or at least a phone call to your physician. A normal cold will not usually result in coughing up blood unless the coughing was very prolonged and severe. Even then it's best to speak with your physician as it is one of the warning signs of lung cancer. Chelilitis is the term for inflammation of the lips. See: http://bit.ly/1pgW3B4 ...Read more

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No fever cough 5 days throat sore one side at night chest sore after coughing hard, stuffy nose 3 days, green and yellow mucus coughed up. What is it?

No fever cough 5 days throat sore one side at night chest sore after coughing hard, stuffy nose 3 days, green and yellow mucus coughed up. What is it?

Upper respiratory: Although you do not have a fever, you do have significant symptoms. Could be a simple common cold, but it seems your throat soreness is a primary complaint. If this has been ongoing for 5 days you should get checked. ...Read more

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Hard to breathe, stuffy nose sinus pressure, pain, sore throat swollen glands,black&gray specs in mucus a throat swab done it was negative idont smoke?

Hard to breathe, stuffy nose sinus pressure, pain, sore throat swollen glands,black&gray specs in mucus a throat swab done it was negative idont smoke?

Virus: This has all the characteristics of a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually runs its course in a week or so and doesn't require antibiotics unless symptoms persist over 7 to 10 days or worsen instead of showing gradual improvement. Treatment consists of gargling with warm salt water,TYLENOL,decongestant tablets or nasal spray if you can use them. Inhaling steam drains the sinuses. ...Read more

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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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