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Allergic Pharyngitis

Inflammation of the pharynx is frequently due to bacterial and viral infections. In immunosuppressive conditions, fungal infections too cause pharyngitis. Streptococcus bacterium is the most common cause of bacterial pharyngitis. Sore throat or pharyngitis is characterized by itching throat, throat discomfort, and pain while speaking or swallowing. These can also be accompanied by fever, headache, body pain, and fatigue. Antimicrobial therapy, drinking warm water, saltwater gargles, and pain killers are beneficial.

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I have a blood-red throat, loss of appetite, and migraine. Help.

Query: Hi doctor, I feel drowsy and have a blood-red throat, loss of appetite, and migraine. Should I be concerned about tonsillitis?  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms suggest tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsils) associated with pharyngitis and sinusitis (inflammation and infection of the pharynx and sinuses, respectively). It is an upper respiratory tract infection; hence, you lose appetite. The upper respiratory tract i...  Read Full »

Why is my throat paining even after taking medicines for granular pharyngitis?

Query: Hi doctor, Four weeks back, my mouth got dry, and I felt pain in my throat. Being a teacher, I have throat ache sometimes. I visited an ENT, and he diagnosed tonsilar hypertrophy, and there are granules on my tongue. The medicines prescribed are Pan 40 (Protonix) before meals, Mucaine gel syrup (Oxe...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your history, you are suffering from allergic pharyngitis. Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the back of the throat. Some of the common causes of pharyngitis include allergens, laryngopharyngeal reflux, a bacterial infection. The cause of pharyngitis in your c...  Read Full »

Why do I get mucus in throat and wet cough with no throat pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have mucus on my throat resulting in wet cough especially at wake up. I observed no pain on the throat, fever, and sneezing. I am not taking any medicine but I am regularly taking steam, ginger, or black tea. I getting relief only in the chest but not effective on the throat. Kindly...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are probably having what we call as allergic pharyngitis where you usually do not have classical allergic issues such as sneezing, watering from the nose, but only having mucus and phlegm formation in the throat which causes stickiness, irritation, and sometimes cough...  Read Full »

Can gastric problems result in cough, sore throat, and headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, I have cough and sore throat for many years. Sometimes, I cough after waking up from sleep, and sometimes I have cough randomly. Sometimes, I have itchiness in my throat without pain. Suddenly, I have headaches starting from the back of my head until my shoulder. I have this headache oft...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to have two possibilities. You can have chronic GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) with LPR (laryngopharyngeal reflux). Gastric acidic contents cause faulty reflux and this can be the reason for having a feeling of something stuck in your throat or itchy disc...  Read Full »

Can exposure to a hot and dusty environment cause a burning sensation in the throat?

Query: Hello doctor, Over the last two weeks, I have been dealing with a weird fleeting burning sensation in my throat. Three weeks ago, I was working in construction and was exposed to a lot of fiberglass and dust that made me cough hard at times. I began to start wearing a mask, but following that, I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your full description of the query. The most important clue or point in the above history is getting relief after taking the tablet Advil (Ibuprofen). Exposure to fiberglass can cause soreness of the nose and throat, but little has been known about the health...  Read Full »

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