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Sore Throat With Sinus Issues
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: If you are saying that you have enlarged tonsils and an earache, it is time for you to be examined by a physician. To answer your question, it could be a more serious bacterial infection, which could include 'sinus problems.' while there are viral infections that can cause similar symptoms, we don't typically see the 'common cold' cause significant tonsillar enlargement or pain. ...Read more
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). Throat lozenges, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Sinus infection with sore throat and throat muscle pain. Sore throat cleared up with antibiotics but muscle pain comes and goes also small lymph nodes?
No: The ear infection is in a separate compartment and does not trigger such added problems.However, ear infections seldom occur alone. They are often a secondary event triggered when an upper respiratory infection causes the type of problems you list. The URI is the starting point, although the timing can be confusing. ...Read more
I have a persistant swollen, sore throat with with mucus. No fever. Also dry cough, runny nose, mild headache, and chills. Cold/flu? Tonsillitus?
Many causes: A 36 year old female with sore throat, mucus, dry cough, runny nose, headache, chills. This could be a simple virus (like a common cold), or a virus like the flu which causes more severe symptoms. It also could be a bacterial infection like strep pharyngitis or sinusitis. Hard to tell without exam. See a health care provider if symptoms not getting better. ...Read more
I'm have symptoms of cold and sinus infection (sore throat, runny nose, congestion) and it also seems I've developed a toothache. Are these related?
Symptoms: Sore throat (and tonsil stones), swollen tonsils, ear pain, sneezing, and runny nose. Also trouble sleeping and general weakness. Ideas?
I wonder: are you using antihistamines for allergy symptoms? A side effect can be mouth dryness, which could worsen tonsil stones. These are mineralized deposits in the tonsillar crevices exacerbated by chronic nasal/throat inflammation. Warm salt water gargle may help. It may be more helpful to determine what is causing the inflammation to begin with and a virtual consult or with Allergist can help. ...Read more
I have scratchy sinuses a sore tight throat head ache and fatigue. With a coagulated bloody mucus drip. Any suggestions?
See a Physician: You should go to doctor and get treated. ...Read more
Tightness/sore throa: If yo feel tightness in your throat you shuld be checked out. If it affects your swallowing or breathing go to the ed otherwise toalk to your doctor or go see him/her. ...Read more
Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?
Flu: You need to see a doctor. Do not delay. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection cause nose bleed? How come my symptoms such as hoarseness, sore throat, runny nose, and nasal congestion only getting worse?
Sinuses & Epistaxis.: The inflammation caused by sinus infection, along with the pure violence of constantly blowing your nose, can lead to nosebleeds in the context of a sinus infection That being said, sinus infections tend to be bacterial, so you may be getting worse because you need an antibiotic. ...Read more
Severe post nasal drip for a week. No cough, sore throat, runny nose or sinus pressure. Throat feels like it is closing, causing panic. Any ideas?
Allergies & anxiety: One idea would be allergies and anxiety. Get an appt with your doctor and if you have both of these then Hydoxyzine HCL may be a good medicine for you to be prescribed as it is an anti-histamine ans well as FDA approved for anxiety. Inhaled corticosteroid nasal sprays may help too. See your Dr for appt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been suffering from headache sore neck and ear for about a week. Now have sore throat, nasal congestion, green and bloody mucus. Sinus infect or strep?
URI: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is what you have, can be due to strep infection or other bug, at any rate you need to see your doctor for Rx medications, meanwhile rest, salt water gargles, pain killers, and good luck ...Read more
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