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Why Do I Have A Sore Throat In The Morning
What do I do for sore throat while pregnant? My husband just got over having a cold/flu and I woke up with a sore throat this morning.
A few things: You'd want to make sure you don't have strep throat, especially if you're having fevers and feel lousy. That's a fairly simple test that your doctor can do in the office, and if positive you'd need antibiotics. Symptomatic treatment while pregnant can include gargling, throat lozenges and limited tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest and adequate fluids can also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mucus drainage that has a bad taste in the back of my throat and am now getting a sore throat. Do you know why this could possibly be?
See below: Bad-tasting mucus drainage might come from infected sinuses (do u have any pain or pressure over sinus areas?), throat infection, dental abscess. Any fever? If u have any tooth decay, see dentist. Otherwise, see pcp if fever &/or sinus pain/pressure. May be viral in origin in which case antibiotics are useless but doc can test for strep, which responds to antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a cough and constantly running nose. I also have lumps in the back of my throat but my throat is not sore it just feels dry. What do I have?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. ...Read more
I have an infection in My throat. When I go to bed, In the morning my throat hurts more. I think breathing in and out is causing dryness. What do I do?
See your doctor: Talk to your parents about this and ask them to take you to your Family Doctor. ...Read more
I think i have tonsillitis because my neck is sore my tonsils are red and it hurts to swallow a bit and i have the chills and i have a sore head
Ace inhibitors: this could be a sign of an oncoming cold or something like a side effect of any "ace inhibitors" you may be taking for blood pressure or diabetes. ACE Inhibitors generic names end in "pril" It could be something more serious and you should see your doctor and be examined. If you do take an ACE Inhibitor be sure to have your doctor discontinue it so that he can start a different medicine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi im a little worried when i wake up in the mornings and stretch i get a bloody taste in my mouth. I have bad reflux though. Is that the case?
Bloody taste: May be due to acid reflux or other medical problems. May be due to infected teeth or gums. And there are so many other possibilities. Please see your General Physician...referral to Gastroenterologist may be in order. See your General Dentist...referral to a Periodontist may be in order. Something's wrong, go find out what and get appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I have a sore in my mouth and a sore throat after making out with my boyfriend? I made out with my boyfriend for the first time a few days ago and i had woken up the next day with a sore throat and a sore in my mouth. Is this a sign of anything? I
Sharing Germs: Intimate physical contact allows you to exchange body fluids and all that that implies, you will naturally contract any disease or commensal organism that resides in and on each others bodies. It is quite common as one adjusts to a new partner to have refractory period during which you adjust to the new organisms you are sharing. Please seek medical advice ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely if only AM: Am pain upon arising is usually just related to some degenerative changes that cause some muscular tightness that usually resolves once up & about but may be an early warning of things to come if not proactive in terms of regular exercise including stretching, core strengthening and cardiovascular routines. Weight control is important as is cessation of smoking if you have this habit. ...Read more
Do I have throat cancer? I have a lump in the throat sensation that is worse in the afternoon but better in the morning and evening.
Common things being.: Common, it would be very unusual for a healthy, non-smoking 19 year old to have throat cancer. It would much more likely be something like an infection or chronic allergies. Alas, i cannot see in your throat from here, so it might be a good idea to have your doctor look in, so you can learn for sure what the cause is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some thing sore in my throat and feel acid in my stomach and when I singing my voice get weak is this a sign of hiv?
My throat has been hurting i don't have a fever but I have a stuffy nose what can I do to get rid of the sore throat.? Anyway what do I have also.?
Tips: F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wake up every morning with a sore throat and it goes away with time. Sometimes it wakes me up at night...
What could be the cause?:(
Possibly post nasal.: drip. You may suffer from mild congestion that leads to post nasal drip that doesn't drain while you sleep due to gravity and lying supine. As you get up and stand, the gravity helps with drainage. Try sleeping on an extra pillow at night and using saline nasal spray at night. If problem persists, see PCP. ...Read more
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