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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Motor Vehicle Accident (Definition)

Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. Automobile, auto vs. Motorcycle, motorcycle vs. Motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. Bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more


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Throat pain that won't go away?

Throat pain that won't go away?

See a doctor: Persistent throat pain is best evaluated by your doctor, who will perform an examination and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Had septoplasty today throat is scratched from intubation, it hurts a lot taking adasol 30 every 4hrs, doesn't help, what can I use for throat pain?

Had septoplasty today throat is scratched from intubation, it hurts a lot taking adasol 30 every 4hrs, doesn't help, what can I use for throat pain?

Sore throat: Over the counter menthol cough drops. Over the counter throat spray. Tincture of time. Throat pain will subside in a few days in most cases (less than two weeks). ...Read more

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I want to know home remedies for throat pain?

I want to know home remedies for throat pain?

Home remedies: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip. ...Read more

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Bad throat pain for two weeks. What do you recommend?

Bad throat pain for two weeks. What do you recommend?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
See below >>. ...Read more

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I have severe throat pain. What can do to soothe myself?

I have severe throat pain. What can do to soothe myself?

Relief: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test / culture. 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. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip. ...Read more

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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no fever. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing throat pain and jerks in throat. What does this mean?

Infection/spasm: You may have an infection and /or spasms in the throat muscles. Best to have an examination by your otolaryngologist as to the underlying cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why I had throat pain after esting?

Why I had throat pain after esting?

Nerve damage: You may have a nerve damage. It is very rare, but you should consider going to ENT (ear/nose /throat doctor). ...Read more

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Is throat pain and toothache the same?

Is throat pain and toothache the same?

Not really: But an infected tooth (especially a lower molar) can have an abscess that spreads to the throat area. There are many causes for a sore throat, however, so you should go to a local dentist or physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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How can we get headache and throat pain.?

It may be viral or: Bacterial infection. These are usually transmitted between people. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden chest + throat pain?

What could cause sudden chest + throat pain?

Chest&throat pain: Sudden chest and throat pain can be from heart condition like angina pectoris, myocardial infection if it is on left side mainly. Other causes are acid reflux/esophagitis, acte respiratory infection
see your doc asap or go to er. ...Read more

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How do I heal my throat pain from intubation?

How do I heal my throat pain from intubation?

Give it time: Anti-inflamatories such as Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen and a few days should resolve any throat discomfort from general anesthesia. If pain persists more than a week, you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have throat pain and cough. What should I do?

I have throat pain and cough. What should I do?

Tincture of time: Garden variety cold usually has cough and sore throat without fever.When fever occurs may be serious virus flu. Most sore throats from infections caused by viruses related to colds, antibiotic are not usually needed to speed recovery from a sore throat. Treatment for sore throats and colds from viruses are done to relieve symptoms, so home remedies may be just as effective as over-the-counter meds. ...Read more

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Been sick with sinus/throat pain daily for 4 days now?

Been sick with sinus/throat pain daily for 4 days now?

See your doctor: How poorly are you feeling? Headache, facial pain, throat pain that you can control with otc products, allowing you to eat, drink and rest, is not worrisome. Worsening symptoms and inability to eat, drink or rest comfortably should prompt a visit to you doctor for additional care. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with throat pain?

Throat pain: If the painis associated with voice over-use or a simple cold or allergy, a simple remedy is to dissolve a tablespoon of table salt in 8 oz warm water. Gargle with this mixture on an as-needed basis. Using lozenges to keep the throat moist (by increasing salivary flow) works as well. ...Read more

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I had a lot of throat pain. Are lozenges worth the cost?

I had a lot of throat pain. Are lozenges worth the cost?

Salt H20 is cheaper: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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I have throat pain since 1year. Please suggest me some medical care.?

I have throat pain since 1year. Please suggest me some medical care.?

Sinus or acid reflux: If just sore throat without weight loss or history of smoking/drinking I would not be concerned about cancer. If you have those symptoms with smoking/drinking history - i'd be concerned. This may be something as simple as acid reflux. Over the counter antacids taken daily can help. It could be allergy or sinus drainage and nasal sprays/antihistamines can help with that. Either way, get it checked. ...Read more

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What to use for throat pain from too much neosynephrine (phenylephrine)?

Give it a few hours: It should get better within a few hours. Chloraseptic spray or warm salt water may help. Then, use common sense and don't use the med anymore. In fact over-the-counter nasal sprays are only safe to use for 3-4 days. If you use longer, you can make symptoms worse and get addicted to the spray. If you have persistent symptoms of nasal congestion or sore throat --see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can mono usually cause this intense of throat pain or is it something else?

Sore Throat: Mononucleosis can cause sore throat. Were you formally diagnosed with it. Do you have strep throat? 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. ...Read more

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Sir I have throat pain from afternoon and my age is 18 plz suggest any remedy?

Throat pain: Please have your parent or a friend take you to the nearest Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist.
The doctor will be very helpful and you will be very pleased! ...Read more

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My one side of throat pain like a sharp pain comes and go and feel sumthing is stuck?

My one side of throat pain like a sharp pain comes and go and feel sumthing is stuck?

Infection?: Sharp throat pain, I think infection first.
Are you having any fevers? If yes, possibility goes up more.

Hopefully someone can look inside for you

feel better! ...Read more

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My son is suffering from throat pain for last 2 day and getting irritation. Waiting for reply. Please reply as soon as possible.?

My son is suffering from throat pain for last 2 day and getting irritation. Waiting for reply. Please reply as soon as possible.?

Sore throat: You're son must be very young, which makes prone to colds and throat infections. He should see a pediatrician, especially if he is having fevers. Strep throat infections that are not treated can lead heart and kidney problems. Plz be cautious. ...Read more

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My 4 year old is sick and every time he coughs he sceams in pain from his throat. Is there anything I can give him for throat pain.

My 4 year old is sick and every time he coughs he sceams in pain from his throat. Is there anything I can give him for throat pain.

Depends: I find the soothing feature of menthol from chewing gum, throat lozenges, or candy canes very helpful for most kids at that age. The work of sucking on the candy often distracts the kid and suppresses the cough.Popsicle pieces or ice chips work for some. Avoid acidic drinks like orange/grapefruit juice or any salty foods. ...Read more

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I am 22 yr rold male, I have mild throat pain, and foreign body sensation, I have similar complain in past for many times (5 to 6 times).my Rx?

I am 22 yr rold male, I have mild throat pain, and foreign body sensation, I have similar complain in past for many times (5 to 6 times).my Rx?

Closer exam: If the symtoms have lasted despite treatment go back to your doctor for a referral to ent. They can look closer at the throat and see better what is going on ...Read more

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Severe throat pain for over 2 weeks now. No mucus. Pain way worse in the morning, could it be caused by severe snoring? Salt gargle doesn't help.

Severe throat pain for over 2 weeks now. No mucus. Pain way worse in the morning, could it be caused by severe snoring? Salt gargle doesn't help.

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). Two weeks is a long time to suffer throat pain... a doctor can help. ...Read more

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Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

Treatment for acid reflux throat pain?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or lpr, is typically treated with proton pump inhibitors to reduce the acid in your stomach. I have people raise the head of your bed about 4-5 inches to get your throat above your stomach while you sleep. Feel better. ...Read more

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Throat pain when I swallow or cough. Epiglottitis?

Throat pain when I swallow or cough. Epiglottitis?

Dr. Can check throat: Epiglottitis is rare. 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 or influenza). ...Read more

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I have sore throat pain in my chest and shoulder blades?

Might by heartburn: Sometimes acid reflux from the stomach can present like this. However, it can also be a sign of a more serious condition. I would either see your doctor or try a short course (1-2 weeks) of antacid therapy and if no better than see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can my throat pain be from my toothpaste? Gums are peeling too.

Yes: The detergent in toothpaste-sodium laureth sulfate (sls) can cause soreness and even mouth ulcers. There are sls free toothpastes available. If persistent problems see doctor. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause ear and throat pain?

Can allergies cause ear and throat pain?

Maybe: These are not typical symptoms of a food allergy, but may go along with other symptoms. Any true food allergy can cause a range of symptoms. An itchy rash is probably most common. But some people get nausea, diarrhea or if severe, even breathing problems. See an allergist to be tested, so you can verify your symptoms are an allergy (ie. Not an intolerance or other problem) and to help determine how. ...Read more

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I have severe throat pain while swallowing saliva? What could be the reason?

I have severe throat pain while swallowing saliva? What could be the reason?

Strep pharyngitis: Sore throat with red tonsils or exudate need antibiotics. Please see a physician to confirm strep infection and get antibiotics. Usually there is associated fever. Good luck ...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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