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Dr. Thomas Graber
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
41 years in practice
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What could it be if my throats been bad for 2 weeks and the pain keeps changing to different sides?

Dr. Thomas Graber
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
41 years in practice
216K people helped
What could it be if my throats been bad for 2 weeks and the pain keeps changing to different sides?

Need more info: If you have stuffy nose plus a mild sore thrat, a virus is most likely. If you always are hoarse, you need to have someone look at your vocal cords. The pain changing sides is not unusual in viral sore throats. If you have swollen lymph nodes strep throat more likely needing antibiotics. If you have trouble breathing or swallowing, get checked asap! ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
327M people helped
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When i eat meats it gets stuck going down. My family has a history of this and have had to have their throats stretched and surgery.

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
327M people helped
When i eat meats it gets stuck going down.  My family has a history of this and have had to have their throats stretched and surgery.

Go to Doctor: I appreciate your question but the only possible answer is obvious. You need to go to the doctor. You very well may need to see a gastroenterologist for scoping. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
31 years in practice
2M people helped
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How to get a 9 month old to get the flem out of their throats.?

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
31 years in practice
2M people helped
How to get a 9 month old to get the flem out of their throats.?

Not advised: Typically if your baby is experiencing a runny nose, the mucus can be removed using gentle suction and nasal saline. It is best not to try to remove mucus from the back of the baby's throat, since this can cause gagging and irritation. Having your child stay well hydrated during an illness is important and helps to keep the mucus loose. The illness should last only 7-10 days. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
31 years in practice
2M people helped
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Can you tell me how to get a 9 month old to get the phlegm out of their throats.?

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Can you tell me how to get a 9 month old to get the phlegm out of their throats.?

Fluids/M.D visit: If your child has nasal congestion it may be causing post nasal drip. If he has trouble swallowing, there may be a throat or airway infection. Fluids, nasal saline and a humidifier may help relieve his symptoms. It is advisable to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
135K people helped
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What can I do about dry throats caused by the household heater? I cannot sleep at night!

Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
135K people helped
What can I do about dry throats caused by the household heater? I cannot sleep at night!

Fluids and vaporizer: Drink plenty of fluids during the day to hydrate and place a cool mist vaporizer in your bedroom. ...Read more

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
Board Certified, General Practice
46 years in practice
2M people helped
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Is acute bronchitis contagious? How long after going dr for med does it usually last. Been sick for week and finally went dr today. Throats raw now

Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
Board Certified, General Practice
46 years in practice
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Is acute bronchitis contagious? How long after going dr for med does it usually last. Been sick for week and finally went dr today. Throats raw now

It is contagious.: It can last weeks. Your throat also needs to be checked . ...Read more

Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
20 years in practice
1M people helped
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I get a strong metallic taste in their throats after drinking something. Is this common?

Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
20 years in practice
1M people helped

Galvanism: You may be running a current in your mouth. This is called galvanism. When 2 different metals in the mouth create a current. ...Read more

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
1M people helped
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How to get rid of swollen throats?

Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
1M people helped
How to get rid of swollen throats?

Swollen throat: Hello, this condition of throat swelling needs to be evaluated by your doctor to determine the cause. Is it infectious? Could it be an allergic process? Hypertrophic tonsils? Each condition would require a different treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Tso Chen
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
424K people helped
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Ok can umm deep throating cause swollen lymphnodes or inflamed caroted arterys?

Dr. Tso Chen
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
424K people helped
Ok can umm deep throating cause swollen lymphnodes or inflamed caroted arterys?

Possible: Unprotected oral sex is associated with risk of STDs, which may cause enlargement of lymph nodes. I don't think STDs can cause inflammation of carotid arteries though. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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I'm wondering is ginger ale good for treating sore throats?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
I'm wondering is ginger ale good for treating sore throats?

Ginger tea: Ginger tea is a remedy for sore throat. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. Ginger ale can be used for nausea. ...Read more

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