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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?

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

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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

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Help me please (pain with swallowing) and epiglottitis?

Help me please (pain with swallowing) and epiglottitis?

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 more

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What is the difference between epiglotitis and pain with swallowing?

What is the difference between epiglotitis and pain with swallowing?

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

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Pain with swallowing and yawning, is it strep?

Pain with swallowing and yawning, is it strep?

Unlikely, but...: Strep throat usually presents with a severe sore throat, body aches and fever. The only way to accurately diagnose strep is with a strep test that can easily be performed by your primary care. ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Culture?: Sometimes different strep shows up on a culture and not on a rapid. Consider getting a culture if one was not done or maybe a virus / mono is responsible. Good luck ...Read more

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Could tietze syndrome lead to painful swallowing and burping?

Could tietze syndrome lead to painful swallowing and burping?

NO: Tietze's disease or syndrome is a musculoskeletal problem and would not cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Frequent sore throats every few months.Red & painful swallowing/eating. Haven't got tonsils as were removed years ago, no other symptoms. What is it?

Frequent sore throats every few months.Red & painful swallowing/eating. Haven't got tonsils as were removed years ago, no other symptoms. What is it?

Pharyngitis : Even without tonsils you can still get viral infections affecting the area where the tonsils were, and occasionally some tonsillar tissue may be left behind. If you are concerned you should see your family doctor when your throat is sore ...Read more

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What is this knot under left jaw bone, can't open mouth which has made me unable to eat, pain when swallowing, pain to the touch. ?

See OMS: Pain is your body's way of telling you something is wrong. You need to see an oral & maxillofacial surgeon to find out if you have an infected tooth, or some other process going on. ...Read more

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