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Hello all, 3 days ago i woke up with a painful throat, I coughed and it hurted alot. The day after it only seemed to get worse, I couldn't even swallow without having pain, Now i can't even talk, I need to cough to be able to talk and ev...
GreenCarrot | Posted
Oookay, so, it's a little strange, really, because I've gotten this quite a few times over the last few years, and it usually lasts a week, sometimes less, but it's never been this strong. When I breathe in and ESPECIALLY when I breathe ...
Dierdra | Last answer
I have had a re-occuring problem with my nose. It started in the left nostril and it was from what I tought was a scratch while blowing my nose that became infected. It became very red, sore and caused white bumps to appear inside and on...
bumpy48 | Last answer
I have had a problem for years.. I get mall particles of food that gets stuck in the back of my throat somewhere around the nasal passage area. These are small particle of hard food like a part of a peanut shards after being chewed up.....
DennisO | Last comment
If anyone has any insight on my issue, it would be incredibly appreciated. First let me explain that I have allergies, but that they're kept under control by antihistamines and nasal steroids, and really never bother me, aside from the ...
cb137 | Last answer
In the middle of my pregnancy, 6-7 months ago, I developed some kind of tightness, stiffness and achiness in my neck. It started on the left side. I attributed it to the pregnancy weight gain and wrote it off even though its constant and...
juniper21 | Last answer
Hello! I have been experiencing a constant heart beat noise in my left ear for quite some time now. I first heard the sound for a weekend back in January of 2015. At that time, I went in to the walk in clinic to be examined and t...
LindsayRach | Posted
About a week ago my throat started hurting and I checked it out my self and noticed several small blisters in the back of my throat that looked like small ulcers. I also noticed the corners where my tonsils used to be have also slightly ...
Cheetos117 | Posted
An ENT placed a scope through my nose and saw a little redness but nothing to be concerned about. Stayed away from coffee, alcohol, spicy foods for 2 weeks with no results. A Pulmonologist did a series of breathing tests and a CAT scan...
Latwon | Posted
Hi all I'm a first time user of this forum and was seeking some advice on were to next with my sinus/throat issues. I'm a 28 yr old Caucasian male from Australia with no prior history of sinus or throat problems. In December I a...
JJMartin | Last answer
Can anyone here in the forum comment if they've gotten an infection from earbuds that are in-ear headphones commonly used by iPod fans? I've extracted the salient points from this article, many points of which I disagree with, since I d...
Enoch Choi, MDBlank | Last answer
I have tried everything it seems for several years to get rid of this thick mucus that comes and goes in my vocal chords. I went to an ENT again and they went down my throat with a camera and were able to show me on film the thick string...
bowerpower | Last comment
Basically, my ears have always been excessively waxy and I use q tips regularly, but starting two years ago it's been a problem. In December 2013 I noticed that when I clean my ears with q tips, the skin in my ear hurts, the wax smells h...
AJCade | Posted
i aam experiencing clear watery discharge from my ear...but no pain....doctors said its fungus...in the previous week i ate 400 mg antibiotic tablet day and night for 3 days..the problem was still there...so from the last three days i am...
fiza_ch | Last answer
Hi, I am 34 yo healthy and athletic otherwise. In the last 3 months, I am spitting blood. In general it comes and goes but recently is worse. I have done a series of tests (chest xray, endoscopy, gastroscopy, throat and sinus examinatio...
triohd | Posted
Tonight I thought I would try some of my wife Hennessy Cognac (whiskey). Immediately after taking a sip (5-10ml) I felt a burning in my throat and swelling. I quickly had water and then my throat total closed up and was under pressure fr...
boydsta | Posted
I have been suffering w/ a terrible headache for three weeks. I spent the last week in the hospital and doctors found all teswt (CT, MRA, MRI and bloodwork) to be normal. I have neck pain, vision and hearing problems, dizziness, numbne...
shaynandzeke | Last answer
Hi iv been facing an issue lately of small spots on the very back of my throat, and a cold air sensation on the back of my throat when inhaling through my nose, quite irritating, I have uploaded a picture to hopefully shed some light on ...
Carlos_F7 | Last answer
I started having a really clogged up ear almost 2 weeks ago. Then that ear started ringing (tinnitus) I guess is what they call it...the doctor first prescribed me on amoxicillin antibiotic. That didnt really do anything. At first I thou...
jerm793 | Last answer
Hi everyone, I have been having this problem for the last 4 years and still didn't find a solution for my problems. It started with ear pressure and my ears feel clogged and full all the time and I keep trying to pop them every day. I...
playaz | Last answer
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