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Why do I have a sore throat that wont go away?

Why do I have a sore throat that wont go away?

Acid Reflux: This could be allergies or sinus drainage. It could also be acid reflux or chronic tonsillitis. Best to be seen by your local ent. ...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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What to do if I have a sore throat and it won't go away, any suggestions?

What to do if I have a sore throat and it won't go away, any suggestions?

Check for strep: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Major sore throat that won't go away. What do you suggest?

Major sore throat that won't go away. What do you suggest?

Med eval.: See your physician. He or she can order a throat culture and a rapid antigen test. Once the physician determines cause of your symptoms, a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Ive had this rlly annoying cough for over a week now. Not sore throat just very scratchy. Wont go away, worse at night, no other symptoms really? Im19

Ive had this rlly annoying cough for over a week now. Not sore throat just very scratchy. Wont go away, worse at night, no other symptoms really? Im19

Sounds like allergy: Do you have known allergies? What have you already tried? Did you tried otc cough medication with antihistamin in it? If you have any further queries click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

How do I treat a sore throat that won't go away? Hard to swallow, gets worse at night

See the doctor: You should see your doctor first if you are sick, and then if doctor told you that you are not having some kind of cold, flue or else, then see your dentist to get it checked. There are lot of things to be checked with your dentist, for example, medical history, personal history, etc... ...Read more

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Day after oral sex with another man then i got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

Day after oral sex with another man then i got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

STD check: Go get checked at a family planning clinic or with your doc. Let them know where the spots are and that you've had oral sex. They can do a swab to check for stds. Possible you have chlamydia/gonorrhea or other std that require antibiotics also possible you just have a sore throat. Get checked. Be safe. ...Read more

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I have had a sore throat for a month now and it won't go away. It is on one side and my equal Librium has been off as well. It isn't allergies ?

I have had a sore throat for a month now and it won't go away. It is on one side and my equal Librium has been off as well. It isn't allergies ?

It could be: Dennis, it could be allergies, or it could be a sinus infection. There are several other possibilities as well. If it hasn't gotten better yet, you should see your doctor, so they can examine you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Had a sore throat for over a week. Doctor said it was just a virus but the sore throat won't go away. Is it normal to last this long ?

Had a sore throat for  over a week. Doctor said it was just a virus but the sore throat won't go away. Is it normal to last this long ?

Yes: If regular culture were not done - would have them since the strep screen testsare often inaccurate. Virus like mononucleoisis can last a long time. Would ask your physician test for that. ...Read more

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Left ear ache with sore throat that won't go away?

Left ear ache with sore throat that won't go away?

Sounds like you need: A decongestant histamine to relieve pressure from the ear and nasal passages. Try taking Allegra d or Claritin d with nasal spray , chewing gums and yawning to help open up your eustachian tubes and nose.Also drink plenty of fluids preferably, warm to help you get better. ...Read more

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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more