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Scratchy sore throat, swollen glands on right side or throat, whooping barking cough, body aches, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, running nose, cong?

Scratchy sore throat, swollen glands on right side or throat, whooping barking cough, body aches, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, running nose, cong?

Sounds like possible: Viral syndrome. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your dr for strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. You can make fresh organic ginger tea to help with GI symptoms. Steep slices of >. ...Read more

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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I haave had a swollen gland on the left side of my throat for over a month. No swore throat. Doesnt hurt.

I haave had a swollen gland on the left side of my throat for over a month.  No swore throat.  Doesnt hurt.

Time to see ENT: I would recommend a complete head and neck exam by an ent. Sometimes people start to feel lumps that were always there, so compare to the other side of your neck. If the lump is there and painless, we need to rule out a tumor. A good exam and sometimes a needle aspiration biopsy are necessary. You're at increased risk if you were ever a smoker. Go get this checked out. ...Read more

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Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

Throat. Swollen, glands swollen on right side and uvulla swollen?

It is likely virus i: Common clods from viruses are often the cause in which case it should settle down in 1 to 2 weeks. If it does not get better , seek medical attention as it can also be strept throat in which case you may need antibiotics in order to get well. ...Read more

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The right side of my throat hurts when i swalllow and glands feel swollen. This comes and goes. I have no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

The right side of my throat hurts when i swalllow and glands feel swollen. This comes and goes. I have no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

Enlarged tonsils: Dear KristineT, I would suggest having your throat examined. Your symptoms may be from a viral infection however it could be possible for you to have a "stone" or calcified food stuck in your tonsils. Best to have someone inspect your throat. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more

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I had a scope put down my throat for a procedure a month ago. My gland on my left side is swollen, small white flex like tiny rice. Can eat no pain?

I had a scope put down my throat for a procedure a month ago.  My gland on my left side is swollen, small white flex like tiny rice. Can eat no pain?

Cryptic Tonsil: It sounds like you have food particles in your left tonsil. Gargle deep with water or use a waterpick to get the particles out. if it continues to swell or starts giving you pain see your doctor. This likely had nothing to do with your recent scope ...Read more

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The left side of my throat in is pain.I can barely swallow and when I do it hurts so bad. It feels like my gland might be swollen. What could be wrong?

The left side of my throat in is pain.I can barely swallow and when I do it hurts so bad. It feels like my gland might be swollen. What could be wrong?

May be infection?: Do you have fever? Could be tonsillitis? Just go to your doctor.Throat culture might be hlepful. At times, we just prescribe an antibiotic. Follow-up to check the gland and swelling is necessary. Thank you for asking. ...Read more

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The front right side of my neck feels a lil swollen and when i breath in the side feel cool inside my throat could my glands be swollen ?

The front right side of my neck feels a lil swollen and when i breath in the side feel cool inside my throat could my glands be swollen ?

Swollen glands: Swollen glands can feel like tender little soft lumps in your neck. If this is minor and goes away within 10 days, its most likely due to a virus. If you have tender lumps in your neck that don't go away soon or feel quite hard, get a doctor to check you. ...Read more

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When I swallow pain goes to the left side of my head and my glands feel swollen. My throat doesn't hurt.

When I swallow pain goes to the left side of my head and my glands feel swollen. My throat doesn't hurt.

Pain with swallowing: Hello. The pain you may be experiencing could be due to TMJ, referred pain or even possibly an atypical migraine. See your doctor for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more

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The left side of my throat suddenly developed a sharp pain when swallowing. The gland does not feel swollen to the touch. What could it be?

The left side of my throat suddenly developed a sharp pain when swallowing. The gland does not feel swollen to the touch. What could it be?

Please see below: Acute painful swallowing is usually due to infection or trauma. If you had a cough cold, may be due to pharyngitis. If this persists , this needs to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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