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What is the treatment for UTI and throat swelling?

What is the treatment for UTI and throat swelling?

Unrelated: There is no relation between the 2. Uti is treated with antibiotics. I am not sure what you mean by throat swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What to do about throat swelling?

What to do about throat swelling?

See doctor: The need for you to be seen soon or immediately depends upon a few things. Are you having trouble breathing, is it only on one side, does it hurt, how long has it been like this, is it worsening. If it is the outside of your throat/both sides, could be swollen glands, and because of viral infection. If you are having trouble breathing, go to E.R. Now. All else see dr soon. ...Read more

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Why is my throat swelling up? What are main causes?

Throat Swelling: Most common cause of feeling of swelling in throat is gastro esophageal reflux, less common causes are allrgy, viral infection, infectious mononucleosis, and streptococcal infection. ...Read more

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Is it true that coffee helps throat swelling?

Is it true that coffee helps throat swelling?

Unlikely: Warm coffee may be soothing for throat irritation, but coffee and/or caffeine will NOT treat swelling. Consultation with a physician where the cause of swelling is identified can lead to a more effective treatment. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause throat swelling?

Yes and No: Anxiety doesn't usually cause the throat tissue to actually swell, but by neurologic pathways the throat muscles can tense up. This causes the feeling that the throat is constricting or tightening. ...Read more

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Is sudden throat swelling part of my allergy or something else?

Is sudden throat swelling part of my allergy or something else?

Possibly: Throat swelling can be the result of an allergic reaction or the manifestation of some other disorders like hae, tumors or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Sensation of throat swelling making it hard to breathe. What can I do?

Sensation of throat swelling making it hard to breathe. What can I do?

Throat swelling: This is a medical emergency, you need to be seen as soon as possible. If the condition comes and goes you may have angioedema of the throat and this can result from multiple causes, please don't treat this lightly, an online forum is not a place for this, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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What do symptoms like an abscess on my tongue and throat swelling mean?

What do symptoms like an abscess on my tongue and throat swelling mean?

Infection: An abscess indicates an infection (usually bacterial). Often antibiotics are given and sometimes surgical drainage is required. Most importantly, the cause of the infection needs to be treated. Have an oral surgeon evaluate. ...Read more

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I have chronic hives, what are the chances of my throat swelling, is it common?

I have chronic hives, what are the chances of my throat swelling, is it common?

Possibly: Anaphylaxis can occur and best is to see a good allergist/dermatologist regarding the chronic hives. You may also be tested for possible food sensitivities as our gut is closely linked to our immune system. Your allergist may also prescribe an Epipen (epinephrine) to you depending on the severity of your allgeries. Best wishes. ...Read more

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


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Throat Swelling (Definition)

Throat swelling is where the tissues of the throat become enlarged. This can occur due to inflammation (such as an infection) or ...Read more