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Sore throat. Muscle weakness.no fever.

Sore throat. Muscle weakness.no fever.

Infection: Could be viral or bacterial. The former will resolve in time with supportive measures, whereas bacterial may persist and you will need to see the Dr. for a possible antibiotic. ...Read more

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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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What causes symptoms like a sore jaw, sore throat, phlegm in throat, globus sensation, sore neck?

What causes symptoms like a sore jaw, sore throat, phlegm in throat, globus sensation, sore neck?

Infection: anywhere from the jaw to the throat area. Be examined by you MD or your clinic to pin point the area of infection.All the best. ...Read more

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Can muscle tightness cause throat pain?

Can muscle tightness cause throat pain?

Yes: There are several strap muscles , that is muscles that. Are thin and run up and down, in the throat area on the front and just off center that could tighten up and cause throat pain. Could also be heart related, or reflux related. ...Read more

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Throat muscle discomfort . Wassup?

Throat muscle discomfort . Wassup?

Throat Problem: This symptom you mention warrant s a exam by your medical doctor. You might have a growth, gastric reflux or possibly a polyp. How long you have had this will be a factor? Do you use your voice for singing or for sports shouting? Please see your doctor soon to rule out any pathology. ...Read more

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Sore throat earache in both ears. Coughing ..chest feels tight?

Sore throat earache in both ears. Coughing ..chest feels tight?

You've probably got: a virus. Gargle w/cool salt water for sore throat, lozenges,delsym OTC for cough, advil (ibuprofen) for pain inchest and ears,maybe an inhaler if you are wheezing. If not better 1 week,see your Dr.. ...Read more

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GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?

GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?

Yes, reflux can: Cause significant chest pain. In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out. ...Read more

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I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse, saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?

I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse,  saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?

GitOnYerHoarseAndGo!: With them kinda symptoms, m'am, you need ta git on yer horse (hoarse?) and make it to the nearest doc in town. With that chokin' and all kinda nerve stuff you really should see someone sooner than later. It wouldn't be too fruitful to hypothesize in this little 400-character box. ...Read more

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Sore throat, feels scratchy and irritated like there's fibers stuck in back of throat, keeps triggering gag reflex. Also dull ache in throat.

Sore throat, feels scratchy and irritated like there's fibers stuck in back of throat, keeps triggering gag reflex. Also dull ache in throat.

Allergies?: You could be having an allergic reaction with some swelling in the back of your throat. Try taking some benedryl to see if it helps. If you develop worsening pain, trouble breathing or a fever over 101.5 then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Acid reflux sore throat cause fever?

Acid reflux sore throat cause fever?

Fever and reflux : Fever is not a common symptom seen with reflux or laryngeal pharyngeal reflex however, it is possible i would suggest an evaluation by an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Headache neck pain swollen neck sore throat?

Headache neck pain swollen neck sore throat?

Viral infection: It sounds like the common cold which is likely a viral infection. Drink plenty of fluid and get some rest. ...Read more

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Sore throat, possible ear infection, and sore muscles. Does strep cause achy muscles?

Sore throat, possible ear infection, and sore muscles. Does strep cause achy muscles?

Many illnesses can: Whenever you are sick, your body mounts a response to fight off that infection. Some of the chemicals released by your own body and those released by bacteria under attack can cause muscle aches and pains. If you think you may have strep throat, pleas see your doctor as it can cause complications if left untreated. ...Read more

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Sore throat neck hurts harsh voice bad cough?

Sore throat neck hurts harsh voice bad cough?

Viral: possible bacterial strep also Mono All these can cause these symptoms. Be seen and may require treatment. ...Read more

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Sour throat, can't swallow. Wheezy feeling. Arm rash (right side)?

Sour throat, can't swallow. Wheezy feeling. Arm rash (right side)?

?strep throat: You need to be evaluated, if your throat is so sore you can't swallow. Streptococcus can cause a skin rash, as well, but a quick look and throat swab can make or clear the diagnosis. Get yourself to a prompt care or urgent care center. Good luck. ...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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What can cause ear aches, difficulty swallowing, stiff sore neck and difficulty opening my mouth?

What can cause ear aches, difficulty swallowing, stiff sore neck and difficulty opening my mouth?

TMJ vs other problem: Might be TMJ but your symptoms are vague enough that I think an evaluation by a ENT doc is warranted. If negative, see TMJ specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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