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Throat Pain In My Suprasternal Notch
I have a persistent tightness in my throat just superior to my suprasternal notch. I am taking citalopram for anxiety, could I need a dose adjustment?
Celexa (citalopram): Since you have not provided your current does, it is best to discuss the issue with your prescribing physician.. ...Read more
After coughing a lot and clearing my throat, I now have a bulge at the suprasternal notch when I cough or laugh. IS this a hernia?
Visible pulse in suprasternal notch, and cartoid arteries (both sides) also tight throat and difficulty swallowing. 20 year old male. Causes?
I've got a lump feeling in my throat. My doc says sinus drainage. Today, I have a bulge at the suprasternal notch w/cough and it's a little tender.
Request ENT consult: They are the best at evaluating the structures of the head and neck. Good luck. ...Read more
I have what feels like a lump in my suprasternal notch. No palpable pulse. Also have a lump on my neck just above and to the right of my thyroid gland?
Throat pain: 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. Rest. ...Read more
Sore throat: 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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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
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
Ercp: Because you had a tube down your throat. ...Read more
Need more info: Do you have a fever? Difficulty swallowing? Bad breath? Is your chest pain worse with deep breath? Worse with cough? Are you short of breath? Do you bring up phlegm? Do you smoke? How long have you been ill? Are you getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? Is your tongue coated? Do you have pus on your tonsils? So many questions! You need to see your doctor! ...Read more
See below: Likely a upper respiratory viral illness. But, strep can sometimes still be present. If concerned, get checked for the strep. ...Read more
Pain: How old? Could be cardiac. See a physician. ...Read more
Yes it can: Either could cause throat pain depending on the extent of the injury and what else is involved in the injury. These alone may or may not but collateral damage from the injury could. ...Read more
When ever I swallow something I have an extrem throat pain. What can cause that and how to fix it?
See an ENT doctor: This is not normal and you need to be examined and evaluated by an expert. Go and see somebody soon. ...Read more
Severe throat pain and suffering feom chickenpox try day. Not able to bear throat pain.. pls help?
See a doctor ASAP: If you have chickenpox, that can actually be quite severe. In general, the older a patient is, the more severe the illness (compared to a child). These throat symptoms you report are concerning and I would DEFINITELY see a doctor right away. I would go to the Emergency Room. That way, someone can look in your throat to check for swelling or ulceration. An infectious Diseases doctor could help too. ...Read more
It is ok to take apple veneger with honey for throat pain, if yes what will be doeses and how much should I take?
Yes: Try 1 tsp of each with a tea like traditional medicinal's throat coat. ...Read more
I have the worst throat pain, I feel weak and I just check my temperature and it's 100.3 also I'm stuffy.? Any suggestion
What could be good for throat pain I had it for a while know feels thight and when I wake up in the mornings it hurts also have a small cough?
Throat pain: You need evaluation. You have had it for a while and this foes not sound like ordinary viral type illness. Since you have cough and throat pain, you vould have reflux. See an Ear nose & throat specialist for evaluation to start with. Monitor your symptoms for reflux. When does your cough occur? Is it after eating or when you recline? These wi all help sve he cause of your sore throat. ...Read more