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Treatment Of Odynophagia
Gd afternoon doc, i wanna ask about my mom since three days ago her getting pain when swallowing, pain in the muscles and fever, what therapy to her?
Take her to a doctor: I'm so sorry your mom is sick! she needs to be fully evaluated by a doctor to see what is going on. It sounds like an infection, and at the very least you should let her doctor know what is going on, and have the doctor decide when she should be seen. ...Read more
Had dysphagia, odynophagia, high fever.Dr prscrbd cefixime 6 day course.Was ok fr 3-4 days, then my throat pain started again with severe dry cough.Abx?
Possibly: Whenever treatment fails or relapses, it would be good to see the doctor again for a new evaluation; the time course, response to therapy, or new symptoms often prompts a change in thought as to what the disease is. ...Read more
Inflammed throat: The epiglottis sits above the larynx and when inflammed/infected (epiglossitis), causes very painful swallowing, and when worse starts to block the upper airway that leads through larynx (voice box), into trachea, into bronchial tubes, into the lower branches of the respiratory tract. This is an emergency that must be treated immediately. Also c prior answers related to this disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overlapping: You will have pain with swallowing if you have epiglotitis. However, epiglotitis is not the only cause of painful swallowing (odynophagia). Radiation, ulcers, infections, acid, medications can all lead to odynophagia. Epiglotitis is usually caused by an infection. ...Read more
If have all the symptoms of both tonsillitis and strep except the painful swallowing i just started having them 2 days ago but my strep test was neg. ?
NO: Tietze's disease or syndrome is a musculoskeletal problem and would not cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Could I have strained the tonsil area from yelling because I have painful swallowing and My soft pallet has a bunch of blood spots? They aren't bleeding unless I irritate them somehow.
Sounds like you: nailed the diagnosis.Should all resolve within 2 weeks.If not,let a doc have a look. ...Read more