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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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What other types of things does staphylococcus aureus cause besides sore throat?

What other types of things does staphylococcus aureus cause besides sore throat?

Staph aureus: This organism which many of us have as normal flora, can be a very bad actor. It has the potential to create infection in any part of the body, including endocarditis, pneumonia, pyelonephritis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, abscesses everywhere, including the skin and soft tissues. Interestingly, it is not a common cause of sore throat. ...Read more

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Staphylococcus haemolyticus isolated in a urine sample of my 2.5 year old son. Day before had fever around 40C and sore throat. Has a history of UTI?

Staphylococcus haemolyticus isolated in a urine sample of my 2.5 year old son. Day before had fever around 40C and sore throat. Has a history of UTI?

Urologist: urinary tract infections in boys this age are very rare, and argue that there is likely something wrong with the anatomy of his urinary tract. He should have an ultrasound of his kidneys, ureters and bladder, and if anything is found there a voiding cysto-urethrogram. Touch base with his pediatrician or family doctor as he may benefit from seeing a pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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How can a sore throat be treated?

Remedies: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip.If you have a significantly sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a streph throat test. ...Read more

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I got diagnosed a week ago with gonorrhea and got treated. My fiance is going to get treated. But right now he is having a sore throat is that a sign?

I got diagnosed a week ago with gonorrhea and got treated. My fiance is going to get treated. But right now he is having a sore throat is that a sign?

Possibly: Gonorrhea can unfortunately also be in the throat if your partner also performed oral sex as well on you. He might want to have throat cultured to be sure but he should definitely be treated as well. ...Read more

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Sore throat loss of speech after breathing tubes. What can this be? And how can it be treated?

Depends: People can have a slightly hoarse voice and a sore throat after intubation, this will resolve and should get better in a couple of days. However, if there is complete loss of voice(or very hoarse), or if it is taking longer-this is not typical and could be a sign of a problem. Uncommonly, the arytenoid cartilage can be dislocated. Don't delay if one is still very hoarse after a couple of days. ...Read more

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22 F. Sore throat 2 mnths bk. Not Mono. Got treated with cefixime. Still bilateral palpable submandibular nodes. When will they go away?

22 F. Sore throat 2 mnths bk. Not Mono. Got treated with cefixime. Still bilateral palpable submandibular nodes. When will they go away?

Variable: These nodes enlarge while fighting off an inflammatory process, which is what they do for a living. How fast they resolve depends upon many variables and do not have enough info from you to speculate, but 4-6 weeks or more would not be unusual. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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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


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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

Staphylococcal infection is a bacterial infection that can cause disease in many parts of the body. Staph infections ...Read more