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39 Possible Causes for Unilateral Throat Pain

  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

    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 turning[] 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).[] It is characterized by paroxysms of lancinating pain localized unilaterally in the base of the tongue, soft palate, throat, and in the lateral and posterior regions of the[]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] sore throat, tender lymphadenopathy on the affected side, fever Retropharyngeal abscess Sore throat, fever, dysphagia, odynophagia, neck pain, dyspnea; patients usually have[] […] epiglottis Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup) “Barking” cough, stridor, possibly dyspnea; usually occurs in children three months to three years of age Peritonsillar abscess Unilateral[]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    Sore throat: Def: It means pain and raw scensation in the throat Ask about: No of attack duration of attack, unilateral or bilateral assocated sysmptoms (fever) and difficulty[] 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

    Dr. Kedar N. Prasad obtained a master’s degree in zoology from the University of Bihar, Ranchi, India, and a PhD in radiation biology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1963. He received postdoctoral training at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York, and joined the Department of Radiology[…][]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    We evaluated the clinical features of 121 children who had group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) pharyngitis during 2 outbreaks in the Chikuhou district, Fukuoka, Japan, with respect to T types. During the first outbreak (November 1989-February 1990), T12 (50%) and T22 (27%) were the dominant T types[…][]

  • 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.[]

  • 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[]

  • Osteoma

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

  • 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 .[]

  • 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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