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pertaining to the pharynx.
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(fă-rin'jē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation pharynge'al.
Relating to the pharynx.
Synonym(s): pharyngeus
[Mod. L. pharyngeus]
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(fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, făr′ĭn-jē′əl) also


Of, relating to, located in, or coming from the pharynx.
A speech sound produced in the pharynx.
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adjective Referring to the pharynx or throat
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Relating to the pharynx.
[Mod. L. pharyngeus]
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Relating to pharynx.
[Mod. L. pharyngeus]
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Patient discussion about pharyngeal

Q. I have a sore throat should I take antibiotics? I am a 19 years old collage student. in the past few days I feel a sore throat and I have pain in my left neck. I feel a new "lump" in my neck, it is a soft lump and its very tender to palpation. I also have a low degree fever (something like 37.8 c). How can i know if I need antibiotics?

A. You might need an antibiotic therapy. In general, sore throat that goes along without red eyes and general malaise tends to be with a bacterial origin and require antibiotic therapy. If it happens to many times, you can do a surgery to remove the tonsils as you can see here

Q. Why is it hard to swallow when you have a sore throat? I was sick last week. I had a sore throat pain in my neck and fever. the most annoying symptom that i had was pain during sallowing. what is the source of that pain, and what can I do to ease it next time?

A. When you have an inflammation in your body, the sick area hurts when its palpated. when your neck is inflamed, you have a pain in the neck. when the inside part of the neck is inflamed you have tonsillitis.
When you eat something, it touches your inside of the neck, and if it's inflamed it will be painful.
The good news is that you can treat this pain in the same way you treat other inflammatory pain - hot (NOT boiling) tea.

Q. what are the advantages of drinking tea while suffer from, sore throat, over a common pill??? i that case , what are the advantages of Alternative,"akk" - grandmother medicine , over the developed and more based treatments of the new world ?

A. actually if you drink hot tea with lemon,and a touch of honey.soothes a soar throat,you can also put whiskey init.

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TABLE 1 When to suspect laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (1,5,24) Frequency among patients with Finding LPRD (%) * Dysphonia/hoarseness (intermittent) 71 Chronic cough 51 Globus pharyngeus 47 Chronic throat clearing 42 Dysphagia 35 Heartburn 35 * The frequency of other symptoms associated with LPRD is not known.
TABLE 3 Nonesophageal conditions associated with GERD * Aspiration pneumonia * Asthma * Atelectasis * Atypical chest pain * Bronchiectasis * Carcinoma of the larynx * Chronic cough * Decreased vocal pitch * Exacerbation of reactive airway disease * Globus pharyngeus * Hemoptysis * Hoarseness * Laryngitis * Laryngospasm * Postnasal drip sensation * Pulmonary fibrosis * Sleep apnea * Throat clearing (excessive) Fass R, et al.
Symptoms of Eagle's syndrome include recurrent throat pain, globus pharyngeus, dysphagia, referred otalgia, and neck pain.
We report the case of a fibro-osseous lesion that caused globus pharyngeus and dysphagia.
A 46-year-old woman came to us with a history of hoarseness, globus pharyngeus, and heartburn.
In a large series of ORL patients with LPR, 71% of patients had dysphonia, 51% had chronic cough, 47% had globus pharyngeus, 42% experienced chronic throat clearing, and 35% had dysphagia.
UES/pharyngeal manometric information is especially important in patients with dysphagia and globus pharyngeus. Finally, manometry is used to evaluate esophageal body motor function.
In some cases, the symptom is the diagnosis--for example, LPR can cause sore throat, chronic cough, globus pharyngeus, and laryngospasm.
These patients typically experience symptoms of intermittent dysphonia, chronic throat clearing, globus pharyngeus, and dysphagia, and they frequently exhibit findings such as laryngeal edema and posterior laryngitis.
The child with reflux laryngitis can exhibit dysphonia, chronic cough, globus pharyngeus, or a "wet-sounding" voice or cough.