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Sore Trachea When Swallowing
Dr. can check throat: Epiglottitis is rare. 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 or influenza). ...Read more
Go to the doctor: This is the very definition of crazy. I mean that in all of the non-judgmental way possible since men often deny they have a medical problem. But it s time to get to the er for urgent medical evaluation! ...Read more
After extubation a month later extremely sore throat, pain swallowing, hoarseness with sore vocal cords. Right tonsil hurts when I swallow. Advice plz?
You need to: consult an ENT specialist who can visualize your vocal cords directly to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Difficulty swallowing, swollen glands/tonsils, sore throat changed to just painful swallowing (back roof of mouth) and uncomfortable feeling talking?
Congestion: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection which is causing nasal and upper airway congestion which is blocking off your eustacian tubes. This causes obstruction in the passage of air into the middle ear and leads to the popping sensation. It should get better as the infection runs it's course. An oral or nasal decongestant may give some short term relief. ...Read more
Sore throat for 3 weeks. Pain when swallowing. Phlegm stuck in throat sensation. Trouble breathing when I go to bed. Could this be throat cancer?
Need to be evaluated: There can be a number of things that cause a sore throat. Swelling of the throat with difficulty swallowing could progress to a very serious problem if not treated. You need to be evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling and have the appropriate treatment initiated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat when swallowing for 3+ weeks. Phlegm stuck in my throat. Bumps down the back of my throat. Could this be throat cancer?
Phelgm in throat: You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts. More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps . May be indolent infection/ sinusitis like mycoplasma for whihc you need antibiotics .Since it is 3 weeks would get it checked out by urgent care/ doctor this week. ...Read more
Tightness in chest. Lower throat/trachea is very sore. Chest hurts a bit when I breath. Trachea hurts when I swallow. Any help?
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, or shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. A doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, stomach reflux, heart problems, laryngitis, other viral infections, etc... Sore throat can be tested for strep throat. ...Read more
Sore throat started saturday night. It hurts to swallow, coughing n mucus draining into throat. Allergies or something more?
Sore throat, runny noise, trouble swallowing and sometimes trouble breathing. Neck hurts when touched on right and pain when turn towards left. Help?
I am experiencing bloody nose, throat swelling, difficulty swallowing, neck pain, pain when swallowing and sore throat. The following also describ...
Doctor can examine: 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). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease pain. ...Read more
What can cause ear aches, difficulty swallowing, stiff sore neck and difficulty opening my mouth?
TMJ vs other problem: Might be TMJ but your symptoms are vague enough that I think an evaluation by a ENT doc is warranted. If negative, see TMJ specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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