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I have a mild pain in my throat next to my thyroid on the right side of my throat. "rolling" lump, ear hurts on same side, headache in temple same si?

I have a mild pain in my throat next to my thyroid on the right side of my throat. "rolling" lump, ear hurts on same side, headache in temple same si?

Throat infection: It could be a swollen lymph node - s/o throat infection - viral or Strep.
If you are febrile get a test done for Strep. ...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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My right side of my throat / neck, ear & face hurt. My scalp & skin are sore to touch on that side. I have Fibromyalgia & TMJD. . should I be concern?

My right side of my throat / neck, ear & face hurt. My scalp & skin are sore to touch on that side. I have Fibromyalgia & TMJD. . should I be concern?

Pain: Any pain is worthy of concern. The 3 red flags are pain/bleeding/swelling, any one of which deserves physical examination. See both your Dentist and your Physician as you may have concurrent overlapping problems. ...Read more

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I kissed a guy 3 nights ago & vnow my right side ear hurts the right side of my throat is swollen and hurts. Is there anything to be worried abou?

Sore throat-kiss: You may have picked up an infection e.g. strep throat. You need to see your health provider to check you to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My right side of my throat hurts So I looked at it and I have big bumps on the back of my tongue that hurt really bad, It scares me cause it hurts really bad to swallow and I don't it to be anything serious I've been super tired lately and my ear hurts an

My right side of my throat hurts So I looked at it and I have big bumps on the back of my tongue that hurt really bad, It scares me cause it hurts really bad to swallow and I don't it to be anything serious I've been super tired lately and my ear hurts an

See your doctor: You should see a doctor right away. There are many causes for sore throat and some require treatment with antibiotics. This includes strep throat and more rare conditions such as an abscess beside a tonsil. Other causes of sore throat are viruses including mononucleosis. A doctor can determine what kind of treatment is needed. You could also get dehydrated if you aren't able to swallow. ...Read more

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My ear hurts. And my throat does only on one side. The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts. It hurts to swallow.?

My ear hurts. And my throat does only on one side. The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts. It hurts to swallow.?

Ear infection?: An ear infection can cause pain in the throat and vice versa. Symptomatic care for the ear and throat pain can be helpful. You might see your doc for an evaluation if this doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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I have a cold, my left ear hurts so does the left side of my throat I can barely hear on my left what could this be?

I have a cold, my left ear hurts so does the left side of my throat I can barely hear on my left what could this be?

URI: Most colds are viral illnesses that run their course in 5-7 days. If symptoms persist or worsen, it becomes more likely a bacterial infection is involved and may need antibiotics. At this point, a trip to the doctor is necessary. ...Read more

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The far left side of my throat, close to my ear, hurts. The tinnitus in my left ear is much louder than normal. Is the new loudness permanent?

Evaluate tinnitus: I think you could use an audiology examination. There are ways of getting rid of tinnitus...meaning devices that can cause white noise interference and cancel out the sound "in your head." You also should have your throat examined either for an infection or mass lesion, or something which means physician visit as soon as you can get in to see someone. ...Read more

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I'm having a stabbing pain in the left side of my throat n my left ear hurts really bad to. What could it be?

I'm having a stabbing pain in the left side of my throat n my left ear hurts really bad to. What could it be?

Ear infection?: You could have eustachian tube dysfunction or an ear infection. Try gargles with salt warm water and otc pain killer for relief. See you physician for exam and more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left ear hurts on the left side of my throat hurts a little bit not extreme pain but some pain mild What does this mean?

My left ear hurts on the left side of my throat hurts a little bit not extreme pain but some pain mild What does this mean?

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 and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more

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Hi. It feels like I have a lump on the left side of my throat and whenever I open my mouth or swollow my left ear hurts too. I'm worried!

Hi. It feels like I have a lump on the left side of my throat and whenever I open my mouth or swollow my left ear hurts too. I'm worried!

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 and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more

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The whole right side of my head hurts. My ear hurts. The right side of my throats hurts. The skin covering the right side of my head is tender.?

The whole right side of my head hurts. My ear hurts. The right side of my throats hurts. The skin covering the right side of my head is tender.?

Side of head tender: You likely have a form of infection in your throat, right ear, sinusitis, or even a tonsil abscess. You should seek medical evaluation and treatment now. ...Read more

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Feels like half of my throat is swollen/numb/not working properly and food only felt on 1 side but my ear hurts too. What could it be? Reason?

Feels like half of my throat is swollen/numb/not working properly and food only felt on 1 side but my ear hurts too. What could it be? Reason?

Hard One To Swallow: Something's going on with the nerves. The taste nerve comes from the ear area and the sensory nerve from another area kind of near there. The reason is difficult to guess but you should get it checked out sooner than later. Be really careful when you eat. Don't eat anything that crumbles too much, like popcorn or crackers. Be careful swallowing liquids. You'll probably need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have a pain in throat on left side that hurts slightly when I swallow but hurts a lot when I cough. It feels like a tear in my throat. Some ear pain?

Viral Infection: It is most likely a Viral throat infection. You can take some throat lozenges and over the counter NSAIDs for your symptoms. Your ear pain is likely referred pain from your throat. Your symptoms should get better in 5-7 days. Seek medical attention if you don’t improve by then or get worse in the meantime. ...Read more

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My throat, especially the left side, is very sore as is my neck. My ear hurts as well. This is ongoing &getting worse with many visits to urgent care?

My throat, especially the left side, is very sore as is my neck. My ear hurts as well. This is ongoing &getting worse with many visits to urgent care?

Chronic tonsillitis?: Maybe you have chronic tonsillitis? If you do, it will hurt chronically. It will hurt at the lymph nodes downstream from it. And, as the ear shares the nerve supply with the throat, it is not uncommon to have referred ear pain. See an ENT who will give you more definitive answer after examining you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing sore on one side Puss pocket only one one side of throat ear pain when swallowing on the same side the pain is off and on ear hurt?

You should see your: Doctor today or tomorrow to be properly diagnosed and treated, if indicated. This could be a viral infection, but if it's on one side, an abscess needs to be ruled out. Your ear may be hurting from an ear infection or from pain referred up from your throat. ...Read more

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Why is the left side of my tongue sore? When I swallow my throat and left ear hurts.

It depends: If you hvae an ulcer on the tongue, it could be a cancur sore which usually heal within 7-10 days. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief. If the pain persists and if you see an ulcer which is not healed in 2-3 weeks, you need to get an examination by your doctor. ...Read more

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Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

Right side throat pain just under jaw, only hurts when swallowing, but also causes ear pain, again, only when I swallow?

TMJ: It's possible that you have "Temporomandibular Joint syndrome", also known as "TMJ Syndrome". This is not scary, and most of the time it resolves on it's own, if you experience pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen are okay to take. If or gets worse, you can see a doctor for prescription medication and sometimes they can do an injection. Grinding your teeth at night is a common cause. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My throat is sore down by my voice box area on rt side goes down & up into jaw & pulse is real strong on that side. Why could that be? Ear hurts too.

Throat infection: Sounds like you may have an infection that started in your throat and is now also affecting the ear (because they are connected back behind your face). The pulsing sensation is your body sending more blood to the area with infection-fighting cells to clear out the infection. If you are getting fevers, see white pus on your tonsils or feel worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sore burning throat on one side and ear pain/burning. I can eat and drink without any pain. Only hurts when swallowing dry? Allergies?

Sore burning throat on one side and ear pain/burning. I can eat and drink without any pain. Only hurts when swallowing dry? Allergies?

Sore throat: Sore throats are cause by many things ranging from infections, allergies, acid reflux and mouth breathing. You need to see a doc to know the difference. However, infections often come with headaches and stomach aches and pain when swallowing. Allergy usually goes resolves as the day goes no. ...Read more

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Just finished z pak (azithromycin).Throat, ears still hurt. Pain in my throat switches sides. Ear pain switches with throat pain. Should the meds be working by now?

Just finished z pak (azithromycin).Throat, ears still hurt. Pain in my throat switches sides. Ear pain switches with throat pain. Should the meds be working by now?

Already did: If you took z pak (azithromycin) it has already worked and done its job well. Unfortunately your sx are probably not bacterial in nature and that is why you are no better. If sx are not worsening you just need tincture of time or perhap re-evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a mild sore throat that hurts only when I swallow. It also affects my ear. But both the sore throat and the ear pain are only on one side. I had a cold a couple of weeks ago and I still have a cough from that. What could this be?

Sinus infection?: Cold symptoms for more than about 10-14 days may indicate a sinus infection or ear infection. The pain on one side could also be from an infected lymph node or tonsillar infection. If you have fever, see a doctor today. Otherwise call your doc and have them check you out. ...Read more

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Left sided headache from front of head to back. Mainly temple and around ear. Hurts when bend over and cough and sneeze. Intermittent pain in neck?

Left sided headache from front of head to back. Mainly temple and around ear. Hurts when bend over and cough and sneeze. Intermittent pain in neck?

See below: You may have an irritated disc or joint in your neck. Coughing and sneezing increases the pressure in the discs of your neck which may suggest this is coming from your disc more than the joints or muscles. Neck pain can cause muscle spasms that refer pain to the back of the head often causing headaches. See your physician if symptoms don't improve within 1 week. ...Read more

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My head. Hurts. When. I cough. On the. Left. Side. And. My ear hurts. On the left. Side. And. My neck. Hurts. On the left. Side. To?

My head. Hurts. When. I cough. On the. Left. Side. And. My ear hurts. On the left. Side. And. My neck. Hurts. On the left. Side. To?

Left sided pain: You may have wry neck or torticollis which is responsible for your left sided pain. See you doctor for help and while you are waiting to be seen you can apply warm compresses to the left side of your nevk ...Read more

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Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But I can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Ear pain and pain under jaw pain even in back neck all left side. Dr said no ear infection just red. But I can't even sleep it hurts so bad?

Red?: What does he/she mean "red"? No diagnosis? Might be a TMJ disorder. I'd have an oral surgeon look at you. If TMJ, see a TMJ expert. 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 more

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Day 2 of neck pain: Tylenol (acetaminophen) hasn't helped & moving the left side of my neck hurts. Also have chronic ear pain, currently in both ears. What's wrong?

Day 2 of neck pain: Tylenol (acetaminophen) hasn't helped & moving the left side of my neck hurts. Also have chronic ear pain, currently in both ears. What's wrong?

See your physician: You may have tight muscles but there are other issues like related to the ears. Your physician can help clarify this, do other studies and consider referrals to pother physicians. ...Read more