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31 Possible Causes for Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

    RESULTS: A 45-year-old woman presented with unilateral throat pain, bradycardia and hypotension leading to episodes of impaired consciousness when lying on her left side or[] Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a unilateral pain felt at the back of the throat and the tongue, caused by the nerve which supplies this area (the glossopharyngeal nerve).[] Patients typically experience a stabbing pain that presents in a unilateral fashion in the throat. They can also complain of pain in the tongue and in the ear.[]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    Clinically, it presents as a sore throat with difficulty swallowing because of a large mass in the tonsillar area; it is usually unilateral and may or may not be ulcerated[] Patients may also complain of difficulty hearing, pain, and airway obstruction (8-12).[]

  • Injury of the Thyroid Gland

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  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    JAAPA. 2013 Sep;26(9):53-4. Author information 1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control, and Employee Health, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, USA. Abstract Viral and Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis have overlapping signs and symptoms, but[…][]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    The hallmark clinical findings of which include: Severe unilateral throat pain and possibly ear pain Fever 103F (39 C), malaise, rigors Difficulty swallowing saliva Muffled[] […] sore throat occasionally accompanied by ipsilateral ear pain Fever Muffled "hot potato" voice Dysphagia with pooling of saliva and drooling Trismus: inability to open the[] History Fever Sore throat Worsens, becomes unilateral Otalgia - Pain referred to ipsilateral ear "Hot potato" muffled voice Trismus (inability to open mouth) - internal pterygoid[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Rectum

    Simple pharyngitis or tonsillitis does not re- quire imaging unless deeper space of fever and sore throat progressing to unilateral throat pain and dysphagia.[] A: NyQuil relieves your sneezing sore throat headache minor aches and pains fever runny nose and Alcohol-Free NyQuil Cold Flu Nighttime Relief Liquid does not contain alcohol[] Sent to ENT who noted unilateral swelling of tonsil and did some looking into unilateral tonsillar enlargement and I must admit I wasn’t.[]

  • Carotid Artery Dissection

    First, the so-called classic Eagle syndrome where patients can present with unilateral sore throat, dysphagia, tinnitus, unilateral facial and neck pain and otalgia.[]

  • Tonsillitis

    Patients may present with a variety of symptoms including painful throat (may be unilateral), dysphagia, fevers, tender cervical lymphadenopathy and/or tonsillar exudate.[] Peritonsillar abscess : Individuals often have severe throat pain, unilateral enlarged and inflamed tonsil, fever, drooling, foul breath, trismus (difficulty opening the mouth[] Ear pain and trismus can also occur 1 .[]

  • Osteoma

    Upper airway obstruction, painful throat, unilateral tinnitus, trismus, dysarthria, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and cranial nerve palsies are other reported symptoms.[]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    Glossopharyngeal neuralgia involves unilateral throat pain associated with ipsilateral rhinorrhea, salivation, coughing, and facial burning.[] The pain involves the eye, nose, palate, maxillary teeth, ear, and temple.[] Sphenopalatine neuralgia (Sluder syndrome) is localized facial pain associated with vasomotor abnormality, such as lacrimation, rhinorrhea, and salivation.[]

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