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Avatar f tn Hello, It seems that you have developed throat infection. It can be due to viral or bacterial causes.Take some over the counter medications like chlorpheniramine or cetrizine for symptomatic relief. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Steam inhalation may provide some relief. If the symptoms are severe or persistent a clinical examination may be necessary. It is suggested to discuss your concerns with your attending ENT specialist .I sincerely hope it helps. Best luck and regards!
Avatar m tn As per my previous post I had a throat infection and couple of skin infections for which my doc prescribed week course of erythromycin, seemed to clear the throat but then within days it was back 10 times worse accompanied by singular swollen pea sized node under left armpit and neck felt glandy, doctor has put me on another week course of erythromycin, 2 days in my throat still hurts like hell and myblegs fell like ive ran a marathon, also keep getting pains in armpits and left breast area (s
Avatar n tn It could most probably be tonsillitis and a throat infection. Throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are symptoms of tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests and take a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications.
Avatar n tn How long should it take before I begin to feel relief from an ear infection? I got the flu a week ago, have already gone through one prescription of Tamiflu for that. This past Sunday I woke up with severe pain in my throat and ear. The ER physician diagnosed me with tonsillitis and an ear infection. I have been on Amoxicillin since as well as Pramoxine and Ciprodex.
Avatar f tn nothing is giving me any relief, my nose looks almost swollen, my throat hurts, my head hurts, and i noticed even where my jaws connect is sore. Could this be a sinus infection?
Avatar m tn Trouble swallowing may suggest foreign body, obstruction and throat issues like infection or inflammation. If it persists, further evaluation may need to be done and diagnostic tests such as imaging studies and endoscopy may be done. Medicated gargles and lozenges may help provide relief. A referral to an ENT specialist may also be done. Take care and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn I have suffered from pnd and constant clearing my throat most of my life. At times it gets very bad and includes infected sinuses. I have had the sinus surgery but it did little good. Occasionally, I wake up suddenly, choking. I can't breathe and gasp for air for a couple minutes. I come close to passing out before I gradually regain my breath, but only by gasping as hard as I can. It really scares me because I almost lose consciousness.
Avatar f tn Hi, It is possible that you are suffering from a throat infection which can be viral or bacterial in nature.Take some over the counter medications like chlorpheniramine or cetrizine for symptomatic relief. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Steam inhalation may provide some relief. If it is a bacterial infection antibiotics may be helpful.If the symptoms are severe or persistent a clinical examination may be necessary. It is suggested to discuss your concerns with your attending ENT specialist .
Avatar n tn Your symptoms could be due to throat congestion, which could be due to an infection. . Severe congestion can appear as 'cobble stone' like. It could also be due to GERD, (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease), where the acid contents of the stomach come up into the esophagus, this can irritate the throat. Please consult your primary care physician for further evaluation. In the meantime take OTC multivitamins. Take plenty of warm oral fluids.
Avatar m tn Hi, your symptoms could be due to a post nasal drip, which can cause a chronic irritation in the throat. This could be due to a sinus infection, a cold or a chronic allergy. It could be sinusitis, if it is accompanied by nasal stuffiness and facial pain or pressure. Post nasal drip could also be due to allergens. These are substances like pollen, dust, animal dander, certain foods, insect venoms and certain medications.
Avatar n tn What other symptoms are present? Tonsillitis may be due to viral or bacterial causes. Viral infection usually resolve after a few days with rest, fluid intake and symptomatic relief. If this is the case, antibiotic intake is not needed. However, if it persists or other symptoms are present, you may need to have this checked by your doctor for proper management. Take care and do keep us posted.
Avatar f tn It could most probably be tonsillitis and a throat infection. Throat pain could possibly be suggestive of pharyngitis or tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. It is suggested to consult a primary care physician .You may need blood tests and a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications. In the meantime for pain relief you may take OTC acetaminophen.
Avatar f tn The sore throat could be due to an infection, most probably streptococcal or a viral infection. Strep sore throat needs to be treated with an antibiotic as strep is a bacteria. Viral sore throat is best treated with rest, warm oral fluids and (OTC) Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain.
Avatar f tn Hi, the symptoms described could be due to an infection, most probably streptococcal or a viral infection. Strep sore throat needs to be treated with an antibiotic as strep is a bacteria. Viral sore throat is best treated with rest, warm oral fluids and (OTC) Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain.
Avatar m tn Your symptoms could most probably be due to tonsillitis and a throat infection. Throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are symptoms of tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests and take a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications.
Avatar f tn Allergic reactions can trigger episodes of sinusitis and consequent throat infections. The symptoms described could be due to a throat infection, most probably streptococcal or a viral infection. Strep sore throat needs to be treated with an antibiotic as strep is a bacteria. Viral sore throat is best treated with rest, warm oral fluids and (OTC) tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain.
3142113 tn?1343379632 A throat infection is not caused by hypothyroidism. Throat infections can be streptococcal or a viral infection. Strep sore throat needs to be treated with an antibiotic as strep is a bacteria. Viral sore throat is best treated with rest, warm oral fluids and (OTC) tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain.
Avatar f tn Your symptoms could be due to a post nasal drip, which can cause a chronic irritation in the throat. This could be due to a sinus infection, a cold or a chronic allergy. It could be sinusitis, if it is accompanied by nasal stuffiness and facial pain or pressure. Post nasal drip could also be due to allergens. These are substances like pollen, dust, animal dander, certain foods, insect venoms and certain medications.
Avatar m tn This is usually accompanied by swelling of the throat and pain with swallowing. This occurs due to throat infections. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests and take a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications. In the meantime for pain relief you can use OTC Tylenol (acetaminophen).
Avatar n tn i have a constant urge to clear my throat since last one year . i went for antibiotics and anti allergies ,but to no result. a thick grey mucous comes out sticking. my ct scan of chest was perfectly normal.
Avatar n tn It could most probably be tonsillitis and a throat infection. Throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are symptoms of tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests and take a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications.
Avatar n tn The pain at the back of the ear could be due to a lymph node or due to mastoid bone infection. It could also be a boil or an insect bite. Lymph node enlargement is usually due to infections like bacterial and viral. The infection can be from the draining skin or the organs. So, consult your primary care physician for proper clinical assessment. In the meantime if there is pain for relief you can use OTC Tylenol (acetaminophen). Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn WHAT WOULD CAUSE ME TO HAVE TO BURP OR BELCH TO RELIEVE PRESSURE IN MY UPPER THROAT AREA ALONG WITH AT TIMES IN THE CENTER OF MY GUT. AT TIMES I HAVE TO BURP EVEN WHEN I'M NOT EATING OR DRINKING. WHEN I DRINK ALONG WITH EAT I CONSTANTLY HAVE TO BURP TO RELIEVE THE PRESSURE THAT TENDS TO MOUNT UP TOWARD THE TOP OF MY THROAT. IT'S VERY UNCOMFORTABLE. UP UNTIL ABOUT A WEEK AGO I WAS COUGHING UP DURING THE FIRST THING IN THE MORNING A WHITE THICK SUBSTANCE AND AT TIMES DURING THE DAY.
Avatar n tn help needed ...my throat gets itchy and ears are also itchy and to get relief i spell "G" like grgrgrgrgr and afterwards some white solid mass comes out of my throat..please help..
Avatar n tn If you underwent a tonsillectomy, then the blisters could be due to a throat infection. It has started as a cold and progressed to a throat infection. The commonest pathogen (agent) causing throat infections is a group A Streptococcus bacteria. Besides this Group B Streptococcus, mycoplasma, neisseria and cornybacterium are known to cause throat infections. Other known pathogens causing infections of the throat are viral and yeast (candida).
Avatar m tn The pain could be due to the constant coughing causing an inflamed throat. Also, the cause for the constant coughing like a throat infection or a post nasal drip can also cause an inflamed throat and pain. To find a cure you need to consult your primary care physician for proper assessment. In the meantime for relief from your symptoms you could do warm salt gargles and take OTC antihistamines. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn Common cold, flu, acute sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infection, tooth infection all can cause sore throat and ear ache. Throat infections can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Try warm saline garles.That may provide some relief. You should seek consultation with a primary care physician. He may further refer you to the concerned specialist based on clinical findings.
Avatar n tn This is a habit that may have begun with an acute nasal or sinus infection and persists, as a habit, after the initiating infection has cleared. You may benefit from consciously suppressing throat clearing, when you have the urge to do so.
Avatar f tn If the tonsil is enlarged and painful, it could be tonsillitis. Throat pain, difficulty swallowing, fever, scratchiness in the throat, post nasal drip, malaise and loss of appetite are the other symptoms of tonsillitis. It can be caused by bacteria like streptococcus or it could be a viral infection. Bacterial infections need antibiotics. Consult your primary care physician who will do blood tests and take a throat swab to determine the cause and prescribe appropriate medications.