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Metallic taste in mouth and yeast infection, pregnant?

Metallic taste in mouth and yeast infection, pregnant?

Ma be dissociated: You need to see both your dentist and your physician for an evaluation. May or may not be associated. You actually need to be examined. Please make the appointments, both of them. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Could a sore throat turn into strep throat in one day?

Could a sore throat turn into strep throat in one day?

Symptoms overlap: Although the majority of sore throats are viral, strep throat will present in an identical way. Testing is the only way to know for sure. You do have a week or so to start treatment to prevent the long term complications of strep. During that week you may be spreading it to your family. ...Read more

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What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

What causes burning in throat but no sore throats and burning in nose.?

Several disorders: Without more details, including how long you have suffered this symptom i would have a tough time giving you a specific answer. Breathing thorough the mouth (because of nasal congestion) and reflux of stomach acid are common causes. Assuming that you have been bothered for a while, other causes need to be considered. ...Read more

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Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes of painful rash in the mouth and throat. Everything from viral illnesses to much worse. So, i would have it checked. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia in the throat diagnosed besides a throat swab?

How is chlamydia in the throat diagnosed besides a throat swab?

Not possible: Dr. Lawson's repl is exactly right. I'll add that there is no way to diagnose oral chlamydia except by throat swab. However, such testing isn't generally recommended anyway. Although chlamydia can be found in the throat, that's rarely the only site of infection. And if you have genital chlamydia, the treatment will take care of an oral infection if present. ...Read more

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In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

Sure : Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more

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Can semen give STD in throat?

Can semen give STD in throat?

Depends: The semen itself doesn't given you an std, but if the man the semen belongs to has an std, you can get the std from having oral sex. ...Read more

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Sore throat with red bumps in the back of throat. ?

Sore throat with red bumps in the back of throat. ?

Throat infection: May be the start of a throat infection - pharyngitis. Gargle with warm salt water. Drink plenty of water and rest. If not too serious should pass in a few days. Even mild cases of strep throat can self heal without antibiotics. If symptoms worsen or you are very concerned see your MD for an exam. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngitis ...Read more

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Tight feeling in throat with some sore throat, today?

Tight feeling in throat with some sore throat, today?

More info needed: Any other symptoms? Fever, enlarged lymph nodes, chills, headache, etc. Have you been around anyone with illness, have you been ill previously? Has anyone actually looked at your throat and described it to you? Difficult to diagnose without more info. ...Read more

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Can tickly allergies in throat hurt me?

Can tickly allergies in throat hurt me?

No and Yes: The tickly sensation in your throat won't hurt you (although it can be a real nuisance), but if the allergies get more severe the tickly sensation can progress into throat swelling that can be very serious. ...Read more

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Infection in esophagus?

Infection in esophagus?

Possible: If you are asking if a person can get an infection in the esophagus, the answer is yes. Infection can occur in any part of the body. If you are asking about esophagitis, it does not have to be an actual infection caused by a bacteria, virus, fungus, or parasite. It can mean irritation of the esophageal mucosa from recurrent exposure to refluxed stomach acid, mostly affecting the lower esophagus. ...Read more

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Can drainage in the throat burn?

Can drainage in the throat burn?

Stomach juice can: Stomach juice in the throat can lead to irritation and inflammation. This in turn can cause a variety of symptoms from excessive mucous (the feeling of post nasal drip) to hoarseness, throat clearing, feeling of a lump in the throat, swallowing difficulty, pain and even in rare cases - cancer. It is important to be treated. Throat reflux is harder to treat than heartburn requiring changes in diet. ...Read more

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Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Phelem stuck in back of throat?

Postnasal drip: most common reason why there is phlegm in the back of the throat is mucus coming from the nasal area (postnasal drip) that is thick and dries up. Steam inhalation will help get this up and clear the nasal-throat passageway ...Read more

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Can Thrush cause pain in the throat area?

Can Thrush cause pain in the throat area?

Yes but so can: a lot of other things. Show it to your doctor for a better idea what this could be. ...Read more

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Symptoms for yeast infection in men swimmers?

Symptoms for yeast infection in men swimmers?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...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