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Doctor insights on: Will Eating Oranges Gives Sorethroat Problem I Am Beginning To Feel Like I Am Allergic To Oranges Is That Possble

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Hi, I just noticed that my soft palate and sublingual looks orange colour. I don't have sore throat. Is this a big health problems which I not aware.

Hi, I just noticed that my soft palate and sublingual looks orange colour. I don't have sore throat. Is this a big health problems which I not aware.

IDK: This requires that you consult a dentist and/or physician for a one on one medical history and clinical evaluation. It can not be determined over the internet sight unseen with such few facts given. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and am allergic to fruits like water melons or orange. Whenever I consume these fruits I get immense urge to cough. Please help.

I have a sore throat and am allergic to fruits like water melons or orange. Whenever I consume these fruits I get immense urge to cough. Please help.

Oral allergy: You are suffering from oral allergy syndrome, which is related to outdoor pollen allergy. You probably have seasonal nasal allergies that are contributing to the symptoms to fresh fruits. Controlling your environmental allergies may help with your reactions to fruits, see an allergist about allergen desensitization or allergy shots. ...Read more

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My daughter 18mo. Woke up with sore throat/cough I gave her oranges, tylenol (acetaminophen) and silenex. Is there anything else I can do or give to prevent get worse?

My daughter 18mo. Woke up with sore throat/cough I gave her oranges, tylenol (acetaminophen) and silenex. Is there anything else I can do or give to prevent get worse?

Sore Throat: Make sure she is getting enough fluids so as not to dehydrate. You can monitor her hydration status by observing her wet diapers. If the symptoms worsen or persist for another day, or you are concerned about hydration, consult with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat for four days now I don't feel sick it feels like I may have a scratch in there. I been drinking hot tea, orange juice.

I have a sore throat for four days now I don't feel sick it feels like I may have a scratch in there. I been drinking hot tea, orange juice.

Nothing Strong: Tea is ok, however orange juice is too irritating on the tissue. Use something that is more gengle to the tissue. Also you can do the usual way is to take liquid medicine or cough drops designed for the throat. The old way is to gargle with peroxide, the new way is to gargle with Chlorhexidine gluconate (brand name = Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) and needs an rx from your physician or dentist). ...Read more

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A slight Sore throat that comes & go along with yellow or orange like phlegm, with a persistent cough for what seems to go on more then three weeks?

A slight Sore throat that comes & go along with yellow or orange like phlegm, with a persistent cough for what seems to go on more then three weeks?

Virus &/or allergies: Viral upper respiratory infections can hang around for weeks, but may be compounded by allergies. Sinus infection is another possibility. Best to see a primary care provider at this point for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Ear feels full like there's fluid in it, I have a mild sore throat, I have also have had orange phlegm with bits of red in it. Teeth/jaw sometime hurt?

Ear feels full like there's fluid in it, I have a mild sore throat, I have also have had orange phlegm with bits of red in it. Teeth/jaw sometime hurt?

Dr. Can evaluate: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (Tamiflu (oseltamivir) may be used for influenza), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. A person might see a doctor if the sore throat is very painful or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat or influenza), or if associated with ear pain or ear pressure. ...Read more

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I have a painful sore throat that started last night and the next morning I spat out a orange-yellowish booger is that normal?

I have a painful sore throat that started last night and the next morning I spat out a orange-yellowish booger is that normal?

Of course not: If it were normal you would not be asking the question. When you have a respiratory tract infection the inflammatory materials may pile up and need to be coughed out. This coughed up material contains secretions, damaged tissue, bacteria or virus and other materials you may have breathed in. It is normal in the sense that that is what happens, . ...Read more

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Is it true that orange juice and lemon juice are good for cold and sore throat? If yes, don't sour drinks cause irritation to the throat?

Is it true that orange juice and lemon juice are good for cold and sore throat? If yes, don't sour drinks cause irritation to the throat?

Food Myths: The only benefit is the cooling these drinks may offer the inflamed throat. There would be no other specific health benefits for a cold or sore throat. ...Read more

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I have orange bumps at the back of my throat along with a sore throat and my right tonsil is swollen and under my chin feels very swollen any ideas?

I have orange bumps at the back of my throat along with a sore throat and my right tonsil is swollen and under my chin feels very swollen any ideas?

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). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Can oral lichen planus cause a scratchy sore throat full of orange bubbles? My doctor and dentist are stumped but think it's that. It's nowhere else.

Can oral lichen planus cause a scratchy sore throat full of orange bubbles? My doctor and dentist are stumped but think it's that. It's nowhere else.

Erosive LP: Erosive Lichen Planus may affect the mouth and even the throat and esophagus. However, biopsy is always required to differentiate between LP and other chronic ulcerative lesion. ...Read more

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What is it? Sore throat and loss of voice two weeks ago, that cleared up and now deep cough with clogged ears and orange mucus in nose for a week.???

What is it? Sore throat and loss of voice two weeks ago, that cleared up and now deep cough with clogged ears and orange mucus in nose for a week.???

Different infection: Was sore throat now a different infection in the sinuses, use nasal saline if thick mucus, if worse see your dr. For antibiotic. Use antihistamine/decongestant pills and nasal steroid like fluticisone nasal spray; one spray to each nostril twice a day till better ...Read more

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Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Mild sore throat w ear ache for a few days. Now, I have white spots on tonsils and orange spots on back of throat. No fever. Some sinus drainage?

Sounds like a sinus: Problem. May not require antibiotics as usually don't give early unless meet specific criteria but there are comfort measures doc can provide for you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Are oranges the culprit of my swollen tonsils and sore throat?

Are oranges the culprit of my swollen tonsils and sore throat?

Highly unlikely: Unless you are allergic to them, oranges are not the source of your illness. Get a doctor to look at your throat and decide if you need treatment for strep throat. ...Read more