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What Is Pharingitis
I got dx w/pharingitis. The strep test was negative, but the NP went ahead and rx a Z-Pak. If this were viral and not bacterial, would meds harm me?
Excellent question: There are 2 points I wish to make. First, if you have a viral infection, placing you on an antibiotic may be harmful because you are killing off "good" bacteria in the nasopharynx. Secondly, azithromycin is not a good choice for UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS because this drug is not effective against NTHI. Finally, a rapid strep test only rules out Strep. A regular throat culture better. ...Read more
I am suffering from pharingitis during two year.My consultant ask me to do tonsile remove by laser technology.I want not to done operation on throat.
More info needed: It is difficult to tell what you are asking. You need to provide your symptoms, duration of symptoms, treatments given, and what do you want to know. ...Read more
Is candidiasis curable? I received oral sex andhad pharingitis and swolen lypnodes on neck after antibiotic i have yeast on tounge. Taking fluconazole
Inflammation: It is the inflammation of the pharynx, a structure that extends from the base of your skull to larynx and inlet to esophagus, behind your nose includes your tonsils and tongue base. Causes of inflammation is most often viral or bacterial. It is often called a sore throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are many different causes of pharyngitis (i.e. infection or inflammation of the pharynx) Depending on the type and if not treated corrected, it can form an abscess and spread to other parts of your throat/mouth/neck and even upper chest. The consequences can be deadly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am was suffering from pharyngitis, I was taking medicine for 10 days but not back to normal still?
Whatever you can: I trust that you do not have bacterial infection. If you have fever, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. If it is a viral pharyngitis, you may eat what you eat normally, as long as you can swallow it without too much difficulty. Porridge like foods may be easier to eat. ...Read more
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