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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[]

  • 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).[]

  • 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[]

  • Injury of the Thyroid Gland

    […] doi: 10.1097/01.ta.0000238621.83780.e0 Review Article Abstract Author Information Traumatic hemorrhage of the thyroid gland is a rare injury with few published case reports. Surgical and nonsurgical management have been advocated but there is no consensus of opinion. This study is a retrospective review of published[…][]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    A cross-sectional study was conducted over a 1-year period (1 January-31 December 2000) during which cases suffering from uncomplicated tonsillopharyngitis were recruited from the private and public health services in Alexandria. The objective was to determine the prevalence of group A-beta haemolytic[…][]

  • 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • 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 .[]

  • Abscess

    […] 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[] […] include: dental infection (periodontitis, gingivitis), chronic tonsilitis, infectious mononucleosis, smoking, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, tonsilloliths Clinical Presentation Unilateral[]

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