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Good Afternoon, I have had a sore throat for over a week now, and within the last few days my throat has started to swell, so much so that it which has become difficult to eat, drink, and it even hurts to swa...
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I am a 62 yr old man. When I was 17 I was taking a shower, and out of the blue, I couldn't breathe. It felt like my throat closed (it probably was) and air couldn't get it or out. It lasted for about 30 or so seconds. Then it relaxes on ...
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What could be causing the sensation of having an invisible, weighted "collar" around the bottom front part of my neck? It is driving me crazy and scaring me a little. I keep thinking my carotids are clogging up and I am going to have a...
bridgetbtaylor | Posted
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Has anyone experienced dehydration? I have woken up at night feeling denydrated and developed sores around my mouth, which feel like a burn. Diagnosed with LPR and 1 cm hiatal hernia. PPI did not work. ENT thinks dehydration may be r...
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Can a lymph node swell from constantly pushing it inside the skin. I've had a swollen gland for six months on my right side under my jaw I started developing anxiety thinking I had hiv and touched my glands constantly checking if they ha...
random20 | Posted
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For the last few weeks, I have felt very congested in my nose and throat. A lot of mucus has been present, but in my nose, it has been hard to get out, as of lately. And when I do try to blow my nose to get it out, it feels like the stro...
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Reposting ..hoping for some help Hello .. I have been suffering from thick sticky mucus .. clear but sometimes white . Its hard to get rid .. wont move . So thick and very distressing .its really effecting my quality of life . I fore...
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I dropped some hydrogen peroxide in my left ear a couple of nights ago because I suspected I had an ear infection. It really cleaned my ear out, to the point that the PA today could see all the way to my ear drum. Now I have a low hum so...
mil1209 | Posted
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I cannot swim with my head in the water without getting water up my nose, from where it goes down my throat and chokes me. This isn't just a trickle, the water floods in. For instance, this occurs during a standard front crawl. My techni...
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First, let me thank anyone in advance for lending their time to help me out. So, I've been suffering from halitosis for a while. I'm sure you guys have heard all the set backs that this problem has on people. *****. I'm 21 and I've made ...
Gabriielvii | Posted
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I've been tasting and feeling blood going down my throat from my nose. It's not all the time and it's not on a regular basis, it just happens all of a sudden. I already went to see an ENT doctor and he gave me antibiotics and a nasal s...
Lynss | Posted
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For several years my left ear canal has been itching - sometimes to the point my husband likes me to a dog with fleas! My doctor checked for infection - none, but said the skin way dry which explains the crusty flakes that sometimes appe...
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Hi, This is all very new to me so I hope I'm doing this right but I'm just looking for some reassurance. I'm 26 years old and was diagnosed with a parapharyngeal space tumour in late 2012. 2013 my surgeon attempted to remove the tumor ...
lozzahughes | Posted
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So for the past month ive had this thumping sound in my ear. It sounds as if it is my heartbeat but it isn't because the beat doesn't match. I have went to the emergency room as it was driving me crazy one night and I couldn't take it ....
dez1416 | Posted
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Hi... I've had swollen tonsils since around.. March 16th. I went to a walk in clinic and they swabbed me for strep. I didn't have it. I then went to my family doctor on march 27th, and he said it was a viral infection and i had to let it...
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For over an year I have this strange red pocket that is visible on the image, however notice that on the image just half of the pocket can be seen. I also have a jugulodigastric lymph node with 1.3 cm and lymph node with 1cm on the side ...
MilkaPt | Posted
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Hello, I have sever nasal congestion for years. The only thing that helps are vasoconstrictor nasal sprays. I'm told I definetly need a turbinoplasty to reduce the mucosa of nasal turbinates. I read some studies that microdebrider gives...
chaki1990 | Posted
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Whenever I chew or close my mouth so my teeth hit (sort of like chattering teeth), I hear this weird hollow sound in my ear (yes, my husband already covered all of the hollow-head jokes). It sounds similar to that of hitting a stick on t...
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A bit long so please be patient and read it all..These past 6/7 months I have been suffering from depression, anxiety, and stress. Why? Simply because of a sexual encounter with a sex worker where I don't remember if I wore a condom or n...
Waynerooney10 | Posted
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Sadly, a little over a year ago I managed to acquire an ear infection. I was swimming at a local community pool, which wasn't exactly the cleanest (small particles, bugs floating around, etc) and I managed to suck some water up deep int...
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