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throat

 [thrōt]
1. the passage from the mouth to the pharynx; called also fauces.
3. the anterior part of the neck.
sore throat inflammation of the throat; see also sore throat.

throat

(thrōt),
1. The fauces and pharynx. Synonym(s): gullet
2. The anterior aspect of the neck. Synonym(s): jugulum
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

throat

(thrōt)
n.
1. The anterior portion of the neck.
2. Anatomy The portion of the digestive tract that lies between the rear of the mouth and the esophagus and includes the fauces and the pharynx.

throat

(thrōt)
1. The fauces and pharynx.
Synonym(s): gullet.
2. The anterior aspect of the neck.
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

throat

See PHARYNX.

throat

(thrōt)
1. The fauces and pharynx.
2. Anterior aspect of neck.
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

Patient discussion about throat

Q. what should i take for a sorrow throat?

A. There are many types of tablets you can take under your tongue that help relieve the pain, and you can get them over the counter. You should see a doctor if the sore throat continues longer than 1-2 days, to makw sure there is no possible bacterial infection involved in which case you will need antibiotics.

Q. what is throat cancer exactly? does it mean you lose your voice?

A. is there a chance to keep a healthy voice after troat cancer treatments at all? any known cases?

Q. My friend think she has strep in her throat. What should she do. She doesn't want to take antibiotics. Her glands are swollen and she feels kinda out of it. Any more information or links would be greatly appreciated.

A. she should go to a Dr. that will take a look and a swab of the area. if he'll suspect a Strep. he'll give her antibiotics before getting results. it's important to follow antibiotic instructions ("10 days, 3 times a day"..).those infection can progress to other organs like the heart valves (very common) and cause chronic heart failure.

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AN ON-THE-SPOT sore throat swab service, designed to relieve pressure on GPs and tackle antibiotic resistance, will be available at up to 70 community pharmacies in Wales this autumn.