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Dr. Martin Raff
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What med is best to take for sinus drainage and raw/sore throat?

What med is best to take for sinus drainage and raw/sore throat?

Saline rinses: You might try using a neti-pot for saline irrigations combined with a decongestant. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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I have sinus drainage, sore throat, & cough but no fever. What can I take for relief?

I have sinus drainage, sore throat, & cough but no fever. What can I take for relief?

See your doctor: If your symptoms have been this persistent, you need to see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, and possibly run some tests to see what's wrong. ...Read more

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Constant sinus drainage in throat make glands hurt or is it an infection?

Constant sinus drainage in throat make glands hurt or is it an infection?

Sinus drainage: Sinus react to stimulus that cause the lining to release fluids in the attempt to clear them out. Concurrently throat pain indicates a wider area of stimulus to the body by an allergy, cold or virus. This needs evaluation by a md. ...Read more

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Dr. John Comisi
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I have these weird red spots on the roof of my mouth and back of my throat.No pain and itches sometimes dry mouth sinus drainage in throat only?

Have checked: The only good way to determine if something is abnormal or not is to have it evaluated by either a dentist or physician. I would suggest having it looked at by one of those health care providers. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Can a soar throat when waking up be caused by overnight sinus drainage?

Can a soar throat when waking up be caused by overnight sinus drainage?

2 separate physical: issues in progression. Drainage=?mucous secretions, for whatever underlying reason(s). Throat pain another response for whatever underlying reason(s). Body responses under interacting Mind?Brain?Body controls. Clinical medicine mostly emphasizes only body behaviors/theories with little understanding of bigger issues. Why? Easier & lots of physical treatments promoted as easier/less complex options ...Read more

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Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Postnasal drip: Postnasal drip, or mucous draining down from your sinuses, will not cause numbness unless perhaps you used a nasal spray that has some numbing medicine in it. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...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


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