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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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Hi..What would be the reason for only one side of my throat to be sore?Left side hurts, and i'm really not having any other symptoms..

Hi..What would be the reason for only one side of my throat to be sore?Left side hurts, and i'm really not having any other symptoms..

Could be a tonsil: A unilateral sore throat that gets progressively worse is a common symptom of a peritonsillar abcess. If the pain persists, you should see your physician or dentist to check ...Read more

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My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

My ears have been popping lately. The past 2 days one side of my throat feels swollen when I swallow. What could this be? It also hurts when I swallow

Eustachian tube: Might be swollen throat tissue in upper throat, where the eustachian tube opens. Ask your doctor about using neosynephrine (phenylephrine) nose drops in the blocked side so that they sort of go to the ear through the nose. Ask your doctor about using Clear.ease lozenges - to reduce swelling in that area. see www.hydromedonline.com ...Read more

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I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

I have a really sore throat, it hurts like crazy to swallow, ear's hurt and cannot pop, one side of my throat is bigger, hurts to eat and drink.

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

My ear hurts.And my throat does only on one side.The side of my throat that hurts is the same side as the ear that hurts.It hurts to swallow..?

Ear infection?: An ear infection can cause pain in the throat and vice versa. Symptomatic care for the ear and throat pain can be helpful. You might see your doc for an evaluation if this doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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I just have one pus. Pocket on the left side of throat it does not hurt just trying to figure out?

I just have one pus. Pocket on the left side of  throat it does not hurt just trying to figure out?

Maybe not pus: Often food particles or mucus can be trapped in crypts in tonsils. If no symptoms, you can try to gargle it out or just ignore it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my throat hurts on one side?

What does it mean if my throat hurts on one side?

Concerning: At your age, there is reason to be concerned about cancerous lesions forming that are mostly caused by aggressive strains of human papilloma virus (hpv). If you still have your tonsils, it could be an infectious process on that side. You could even have throat pain on one side with laryngopharyngeal reflux, a type of acid reflux. You should go in as soon as possible for a laryngoscopy by an ent. ...Read more

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Why does my throat sometimes hurt on one side after eating?

Why does my throat sometimes hurt on one side after eating?

Need more info: Odynophagia is pain while swallowing. This can be caused by several factors such as reflux, mouth ulcers/sores, Oral candidiasis, strep throat, and other forms of trauma. Also, due to your dental history, appropriate follow up with your dentist/oral surgeon may be needed to assess the tissue around the tonsillectomy site and extraction site of the wisdom teeth. ...Read more