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Sore Throat

Also known as Laryngitis, Pharyngitis, Quinsy, Tonsillitis

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  • Do tonsillectomys usually help with chronically inflamed tonsils

    I am an overall healthy 22 year old female. I started having issues with my throat days after I went to the dentist . At first I simply had a slight hoarse throat felt a little sick had some coating on my tongue  and my left lymph node was swollen but I didn't feel too much pain. I started having...

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  • Peritonsillar Abscess (Quinsy) My experience and Advice

    I've had tonsillitus twice in Nov last year, I was perscribed penecillin and within a week it had cleared. Then on the 23rd Dec it had come back in force, but this time it had developed into a quinsy, I went to A&E and was refered to an ENT specialist the following day, who after looking...

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    Sore throat for over 3 months and it keeps going.

    Hi, I am a 24 years old guy and I have had a sore throat for over 3 months now. I'll start by saying that I have been sick very few times in my life, last time was about 10 years ago or so. But this time something got me and doesn't want to leave. This infection (or whatever it may be) doesn't...

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  • Feel like something stuck in my throat

    Hi. I'm really hoping somebody can help me, can't find any discussions on here!  For the last few months I've had a feeling of having something stuck at the base of my throat or like a lump. It's not there all the time and comes and goes. I went to visit the doc and she had a look...

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  • Throat looks strange

    Hello this is the way my throat looks. It does not seem normal to me. It does'nt hurt or anything . Does anyone know how to upload a photo? I'm new to this forum

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  • Pain in the left side of throat near Adam's apple

    My throat has been hurting for two weeks.  It's not your typical sore throat, it's like a pain left outside of the throat near edge of Adam's apple. It doesn't hurt when I swallow like a normal sore throat would, but it kind of has it's own little spasms of pain.  Let...

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  • Strep Throat - Confusing Recovery

    Hello, let me me start off by saying that I am a healthly 24 year old female. I usually never have any serious issues with my health (thankfully) other than the occasional cold & strep throat maybe once every 5 years.  I've been on a long journey of recovery from strep throat I had gotten...

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  • Lump in the throat

    I've had anxiety and some hypochondria for 5 years now. I noticed 2.5 years ago that I have a lump in my throat, my tongue can reach by my uvula and I feel a bony lump right behind my uvula. I do have occasional sore throat but I've seen an ENT twice and had him a put the camera down my nose...

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  • chronic lingual tonsillitis

    here we go again.  i am on day 14 of thsi painful condition. that usually lasts about 14 days. i have a mild cold. i dont blow my nose. i have post nasal drip for sure. but its not that bad. ​i did read that, can cause Gerd. i have tried the treatment for Gerd. Somac did not work or Nexium. ...

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  • Lump in throat . Extremely worried

    I have a lump in throat just down where tongue drops . It's very sore and catches food at times . Last night I choked on a small piece of chocalate . It was terrible for 15 minutes. It's been there for about three weeks now and is causing pain in my neck under my chin and a cold sensation in...

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  • can Yogurt irritate Tonsil Stones (pits)

    Dairy food is said to be best avoided for those of us prone to food (+ bacteria) getting trapped in pits or holes in our Tonsils (known as Tonsil Stones). Is yogurt to be avoided, as it is a dairy food? Yogurt (plain, unsweetened) has helpful bacteria for the digestive system. I'm hoping it's...

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  • How Long Does Tonsillitis Last?

    Hi. I'm 32 and currently going through an horrendous dose of tonsillitis. What started out on Monday as general aches and pains was followed by fever/shivers Mon night into Tue. WED saw some improvement ache wise but then the sore throat started. It's now Fri and I've got horrendous ulcers...

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  • i have been stress for 1 month

    Helo friends  My english is not good. I have some problem for 1  month  its like left knee pain, left back pain, neck upset, left throat iritate and abdomen pain . It happened one by one . And it also happened on my left body And i also have high blood presure .what should i do ? And what...

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  • Voice Problems/Changes

    This is not the first time this has happened to me and I need help. For no reason, with no warning my voice changes. It goes from my everyday normal voice to me sounding like I am a deaf person. I also get numbness in my cheek and around my lips. My face does not droop, so I know it is not Bells Palsy....

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  • Coldness of throat driving me mad

    I have something wrong with throat and it's driving me mad. I have a soreness at back of throat that irritates and also soreness in area under chin . But I also get a cold feeling in mouth and back of throat and nasal congestion that aches and causes a headache . I've had no acid reflux or heartburn....

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  • sore throat for one year now

    Had one year of sore thoart or inflammed throat. I did go to gps. Specilalusts, had nose operation, scope done to see throat clearly,, nothing , didnt help at all. Many antibiotic courses, remedies, liquids to wash throat. No sign of improvement. I m tired of it. Doctors suspected gerd, though my stomach...

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  • Sore throat and difficulty in swallowing

    Hi, i just want to ask, cause i have been having a sore tonsil at the right side for like 5 days but when i wole up today it went to the left tonsil. Plus i have an itchy throat. And also when i swallow it feels like it doesn't go down straight but it goes to the right side of my throat. I feel this...

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  • There is a growth in my mouth

    There is a yellowish growth in my mouth that is causing some pain and I was wondering if anyone knew what it was/ what I could do to get rid of it. It's to the right of my uvula. If I can figure out how to post a picture of it I will.

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  • Throat problem!

    Having issues with my throat, been kind of sore for 2 weeks now, not massively but just not right! Uncomfortable when I swallow, and feels like there is something stuck in my throat all the time! I find myself clearing my throat a lot, seems to be more around the Adam's apple and just above.I have...

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  • Mouth sore?

    This all started a month ago. I had a bad bacterial infection of the throat. I was on an antibiotic for five days. That all cleared up! After that, I noticed a skin colored bump hanging from the arch of my throat. It hurts at times and its down right annoying. I went back to my doctor, he didnt seem...

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  • Post Nasal Drip - concerns

    I've had post nasal drip, every single day of my life, since the age of about 14. I'm now 28. I have never been to the doctor about it. It does not cause me any problems, physically or emotionally or in any other way. it's more just a nuisance (though I am used to it). When I feel the post...

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  • Pain/discomfort when swallowing

    For well over a month now, I have had pain (or more a discomfort) on one side of my throat when I swallow. For some mysterious reason, it has always tended to be less worse throughout the day and worse in the evening and at night. I have no other symptoms, and feel completely fine. I should though,...

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  • Worst 10 days ever

    As a kid i had my tonsils removed but last wednesday started with an ulcer on my cheek and by friday was poorly enough to visit the doctors who confirmed i had tonsilitus! I was prescribed penicilian and told i should feel better in 48 hours - the next 5 days were horrendous hot sweats exceutiating pain...

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  • Ache on left side of neck under jaw when swallowing for 3 weeks

    Hello, I have been going into a deep depression because of this. It all started 3 weeks ago when I noticed I had a minor sore throat on the left side when swallowing saliva. I went to a walk-in clinic last week and have almost finished all the anti-biotics I was given for a supposed "sinus infection",...

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  • Pharyngitis that lasts more than 3 weeks?

    Hey all, I had a sore throat about 3 weeks ago, no fever, just painful and burning. My left cervical lymph node was swollen too, but not visible. I took a course of antibiotics and used some spray, the symptoms got better, but the painful and burning feeling lingers still after 2 weeks! Now if I yawn...

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  • Lump in Throat after Septoplasty/Turbinectomy

    It's been 6 months since my surgery for septoplasty and turbinectomy because i've always had problem breathing through my nose due to a large turbinate from my allergies, after the surgery i can breathe through the nose but i have a constant feeling of my throat being stuck with mucus and have...

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  • LPR pain silent reflux

    I am only 19 years old and having been suffering with LPR (silent reflux) for almost 2 years I have tried everything, diets, medication and nothing seems to work. I am now having really sharp pains in left side of throat. Doctors are not taking me seriously. I am constantly clearing my throats can any...

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  • Tonsilitis getting worse before getting better?

    So I've been pretty sick with a really bad case of the cold, at first I had pharyngitis and now I went back to my doctor on Thursday and he said I had acute tonsilitis on the left side and a respiratory infection. I was prescribed Amoxiclin antibiotics which usually work the best for me when I have...

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  • tumour? freaking out :(

    Diagnosis of tonsillitis 2 weeks ago. The white/yellow bump was seen at this time but I have no idea how long ive had it for. Pain gone, but the bump is still here. Its quite soft and is not a tonsil stone. Could it be a tumour? Throat quite red at the back too

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