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Throat Hurts On Left Side
Throat hurts on left side and left ear itches inside. Hurts to swallow and talk. Is it post nasile drip the cause. I have allergies...
Humidity: Buy a warm must humidifier and keep it next to ur bed every night. Costco has a good brand.Stop drinking soda and ice cold drinks after dark.Take warm / hot water baths before bed. Drink Chicken soup 2-3 times a day.see an allergist and find out what u r allergic to. If you can take curcumin which helps to modulate ur immunity,it could help ur allergies. Also eat at least 3 hrs before bedtime. ...Read more
Symptomatic Rx: Most sore throats are viral pharyngitis. Check to see that you don't have an exudate on your pharynx or tonsils or enlarged lymph nodes near the angle of your jaws which could suggest need for a strep throat test. Viral pharyngitis should resolve without treatment in a few days. Take some over the counter throat lozenges and tylenol for pain relief. Antibiotics are not needed. ...Read more
Peculiar: See an ENT to check this out. ...Read more
Hello ,, my throat hurts,specially my left side under the mandible,,hart to get sleep bcz it feels like suffocating,, what is it? how make it better?
Many : Many possibilities exist. Infection such as viral or bacterial tonsillitis, tonsillar abscess and also cancer can cause that. There are many other causes. It all depends on what other symptoms you have, your examination findings and your tobacco and alcohol use history. Get evaluated soon. ...Read more
Throat hurts&lump under the left side of my jaw & also a sore in the back of my mouth that hurts when i swallow . It also makes crates alot of saliva?
Need follow-up: If continues need to see a Physician. Try warm salt water gargles. ...Read more
I became sick last mon. W/ nausea, sore-throat and fatigue. It went away, but my throat still hurts only on the left side by my tonsil. Getting worse.
Sore Throat (ST): Most sts are caused by viruses especially if associated with a cough. Strep is a common bacteria that causes st - often treated with antibiotics (abx). Most all of these will run their course and cause no issues. There is something called a peritonsillar abscess where an abscess forms and causes difficulty swallowing, trouble breathing, and difficulty opening mouth. This needs drained and abx. ...Read more
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