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The right side of nose, throat and neck hurt, please help?

The right side of nose, throat and neck hurt, please help?

ENT pain: You need to have a physical exam and detailed history (trauma, fever, duration of symptoms, etc) ...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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Esophagus,throat and neck hurts bad?

Esophagus,throat and neck hurts bad?

Common cold?: Could be a viral infection (most likely) but also could be strep throat. Best to see you primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, and ask if a rapid strep test is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is this the flu or a cold. No fever. Congestion productive cough but with small amount of blood in phlegm. I have a sore throat and neck hurts.

Is this the flu or a cold. No fever. Congestion productive cough but with small amount of blood in phlegm. I have a sore throat and neck hurts.

Could be either: Symptoms of flu and routine viral respiratory disease overlap. If it is within the first couple days then get viral cultures for flu and start tamiflu (oseltamivir) if positive to shorten and decrease illness. Otherwise treat symptoms. ...Read more

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I get acid reflux coming into my throat every single night & my throat & neck hurt & feels dry. How do i stop the acid?

I get acid reflux coming into my throat every single night & my throat & neck hurt & feels dry. How do i stop the acid?

Antacids, raise head: Try any of these medications from the drug store to help lower acid production in the stomach: Pepcid AC, Tagamet HB, Prevacid, Prilosec OTC, Zantac (ranitidine).. It would also help to elevate your head when sleeping to allow gravity to keep stomach acid from moving up your esophagus(food pipe). You can do this by placing multiple pillows behind your head or placing small 2x4 blocks under legs of head of bed. ...Read more

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My throat and my neck hurt and also have a stuffy nose what could this be?

Viral illness: This is likely an upper respiratory tract infection/cold. If symptoms persist or worsen despite over the counter analgesics/decongestants, please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My nose is really stuffy, my throat head and neck hurt. Back slightly in pain too. Are these symptoms of the flu?

Possibly: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches & pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

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Sore throat, loosing voice, neck hurts to push on. What can I do?

Sore throat, loosing voice, neck hurts to push on. What can I do?

Med evaluation: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more