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

Query: Hii, Four weeks back, my mouth got dry and I felt pain in my throat.being a teacher,i feel throatache sometimes.I visited an ENT and he diagnosed tonsilar hypertrophy grade 1.there is ppw granulaes on my tongue.He presceibed medicines for it-pan 40 or mutli rab before meals, mucaine gel syrup 3 tim...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq, As per your history you are suffering from allergic pharyngitis. Tonsillar Hypertrophy grade 1 is normal you don't have to worry. Pharyngitis are inflammation of the back of throat. Some of the common causes of the pharyngitis includes : allergens, Laryngopharyngeal ref...  Read Full »

Are fever, throat, and chest pain symptoms of COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a fever for two days and felt a little pain in my chest and throat with body weakness on the fourth day. Now I am eating, moving, and walking normally. I doubt it is COVID-19 because I came in contact with infected people. My question is if it is COVID-19, is it the end of it a...  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I feel sorry for your discomfort. COVID-19 causes several symptoms including those happening to you. In addition, it causes breathlessness, cough, diarrhea, loss of smell, appetite, which associated with positive COVID-19 swab culture test and lung CT (computer...  Read Full »

Treatment for high fever and throat pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I am having high fever of 103 degrees Fahrenheit, continuous sneeze and throat pain in the morning. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This seems to be a streptococcal throat infection with a possible tonsillitis if you have difficulty in swallowing as well. High grade fever confirms a bacterial infection and hence, you have to be started on broad-spectrum antibiotics. I do suggest the following medi...  Read Full »

Do cold drinks cause throat pain or infection?

Query: I drank cold drink yesterday and have a throat pain since. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi! Your probably having acute pharyngitis with tonsillitis There is nothing that you need to be worried about as this is a very common entity that we come across and is treatable. 1. Tab containing Combination of Amoxicilin 500mg plus potassium clavilunaye 125mg one tab three tiems a day for 5 da...  Read Full »

What causes chronic tonsil swelling?

Query: Hi doctor, My tonsils have been swollen for almost an entire month. I have had two normal appointments for it and I am scheduled for a visit with an ENT doctor after four days. Today, my throat pain is more than it has been in the past few days and my left tonsil is significantly bigger than my righ...  Read Full »

Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is obvious that your tonsil infection is not gone. Perhaps, it has been more complicated now since pain and fever is up and lymphadenopathy is shown. Retro or peritonsillar abscesses are the complications of untreated tonsillitis that may require specific treat...  Read Full »

I am having throat pain with breathing difficulty. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an issue. I am feeling pain in the throat on either sides. More than throat, it is neck, lower neck, not midline, on either side no pain on swallowing but I have to take some deep breaths occasionally.  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The most common reason of having these symptoms can definelty be a feature of chronic silent GERD with LPR (gastroesophageal reflux with laryngopharngeal reflux). Even though you might asymptomatic as far as gastric issues are concerned, the inflammation in the throat o...  Read Full »

What could cause hovering sensation in left oral cavity area with throat and ear pain of that side?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two years, I have had left ear pain, throat pain, and a hovering dull sensation in the rear left oral cavity area. I have been to two ENT's and a GP a dozen times. The lymph nodes on the left side of my neck are harder and a bit bigger, although hard it still moves. I wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Rohan S. Navelkar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can totally understand what you are going through. I saw the pictures you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like you have a small salivary gland obstruction. There are multiple salivary glands all over your mouth that secrete saliva. ...  Read Full »

What can cause overly oily skin, burning lips, a painful throat, and thrush?

Query: Hello. Does having low (and high) blood levels have anything to do with overly oily skin, burning lips, a painful throat and thrush? I've been feeling these symptoms for 3 months and I can't take it anymore. I'm getting a blood test done this week; which levels should I particularly make sure are ...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi! There could be multiple factors involved over here as a result of which these symptoms are occurring. I would recommend you to perform the following tests mentioned below Complete blood count Hba1c Serum electrolytes Liver function tests Kidney function tests. Urine routine Viral marke...  Read Full »

I am getting pain in my throat while singing high notes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a singer, but in recent times, I have not been able to sing high pitch. I develop pain in my throat while singing high notes. I want to show you what happens when I sing using a sample song. Can you diagnose and give treatment after listening to my song?  Read Full »

Dr. Rohan S. Navelkar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I treat a lot of singers, so I totally understand what you are going through. To answer your first question, yes it is totally possible to diagnose based on an audio clip of you singing (attachment removed to protect patient identity), though a better method would be a ...  Read Full »

Please help me get rid of sore throat, tonsil pain, and postnasal drip.

Query: For consecutive three weeks, I have been suffering from acute sore throat and swelling and ear heaviness. In the first week, I took cefixime for six days. Then I took pulmocef 500 mg for with winolap tab and tab dolonex dt for 7 days. In this week, sore throat, tonsil pain, swelling in throat, st...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello Is the throat pain severe or tolerable? Do you have fever, muscle pain and weakness along with these? Were you even slightly better with the different courses of antibiotics? Or do you feel just the same? Do you have nasal blockage with air-conditioned or ceiling fan? Is there runny...  Read Full »

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