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Throat Hurts When I Swallow
Sore throat, hurts when I swallow. No fever, im taking meds 4 a uti. Should I tell my dr, so I can get some penicillin, or should antibiotic for UTI help?
Maybe: First of all, this is more likely viral than bacterial so antibiotics may not help. If it is bacterial, then the antibiotics you are taking for the UTI may be adequate for the throat infection, but you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Sore throat, hurts when I swallow. Upper throat and left jaw pain. Bit of fever and headache. Achy tightness in chest, slight coughing. Any ideas?
GERD: In the absence of true inflammatory disease of the throat (viral or bacterial infections that need a proper diagnosis), one of the most common causes of recurrent sore throats in any age group is LPR or laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux. This was formerly known as high reflux and is the reflux of stomach acid into the upper esophagus causing sore throat, voice changes and cough. Need diagnosis. ...Read more
My throat hurts when I swallow. As if there is something inside. What medicine to take. Suffering from cold also?
Viral: Most of the time this it is a viral condition and just taking lozenges over the counter would be enough, this is more likely, if you have cold like symptoms ...Read more
One area on the right side of my throat hurts when I swallow (near the top). It randomly began three days ago and I am not sick. What could it be?
Possible: That you might have a cold sore in your throat. They cause a lot of pain which is localized in one spot. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
See your doctor: Seek medical attention. Do not ignore this symptom. Trivial and non trivial diseases can cause this symptom. ...Read more
Probably not herpes: Assuming you have had oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters), then no worries about herpes for your sore throat and pain on swallowing. A new oral herpes infection could cause these symptoms, but not longstanding infection. Probably you just have garden variety viral pharyngitis. But see a doctor if the symptoms are severe, if you also have fever, or if it doesn't clear up in a few days. ...Read more
My throat hurts when I swallow, I keep gettin really hot, and I have headaches. Whta are these symptoms of?
Possibly Strep or a: Virus. 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. ...Read more
I coughed- just once to clear my throat and now my throat hurts when I swallow or eat something dry like toast...what could this be?
Throat pain: Your cough may have caused some acid from your stomach to regurgitate into your throat/pharynx causing irritation. Unless you are having persistent cough or sore throat it's probably not concerning. I would avoid very hot liquids which can also irritate your throat. Feel better! ...Read more
Throat hurts when I swallow. Feels swollen. But doesn't feel swollen on the outside. Nerve racking. What can it be and when can I do for it?
I'm worried because my throat hurts when I swallow and its worse than yesturday. And it itches. Can someone please help, what do you suggest?
Throat diagnosis=ENT: For a chronic sore throat (longer than normal infections), the doctors who diagnose the throat best are ents/ otolaryngologists. They are adept at seeing all the structures deep in your throat and can do a biopsy if needed. A sore throat can be due to acid reflux, sinus infections, tonsillitis, thrush, virus, etc. If it's part of a cold, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or irrigation help; if bacterial, antibiotic. ...Read more
I got a fever yesterday and now when I wake up today all of a sudden my throat hurts when I swallow?
My throat hurts when I swallow but this isn't a strep throat because I know how it feels. This happened in the afternoon today.
My right side of my throat hurts when I swallow it does not hurt. It hurts when I lay down or doing a lot of movement with my throat?
My throat hurts when I swallow it feels like I have a big cut. By the way I smoke alot. Could this be very bad? Like cancer? It really hurts
See Your Doctor: Before any tests, you should see your doctor and determine what needs done. ...Read more
Soon if it continues: Soon if it continues.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am currently sick like drastically ill. My body is warm and is more fragile and my throat hurts when I swallow. What do u think I have?
Reason to see doctor:
This could be strep or mononucleosis.
Please see a physician today. ...Read more
My throat hurts when I swallow and my neck is also stiff. My glands are swollen. I just got over a cold 3 weeks ago. I have a 4 month old son?
Exam time!: I'm glad that what you considered a cold has lost its' grip, but you do have something that your immune system is trying to fight. It needs help, so see a Dr. Those glands are working overtime and not finding success. To protect and meet the demands of raising your son, do it ASAP. See a Dr and get well soon. ...Read more
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My throat hurts when I swallow and when I talk. Also, when I yawn, my throat feels like it's gonna rip open. Am I sick?
Get it checked: If your throat pain is persistant you should ask yourvparents to take you to your pediatrician to get it checked if you need any antibiotics. ...Read more
What does it mean to have red bumps and white patches on my throat? My throat hurts when I swallow and it hurst a little pretty much all the time
My throat really hurts! It's not where my tonsils are but further down my throat. Hurts when I swallow. No change in pain for days now.?
Sore Throat: You should see an Ear, Nose, and Throat physician to look at your throat. ...Read more
Since last night my throat has been feeling sick. My throat hurts when I swallow and also the one side of my nose is a little bit stuffy. What to do?
- Talk to a doctor online
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