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  • over 1 year ago

    Lump where tonsil should be.

    20 year old female, NKDA, LMP 3/1/18. Tonsillectomy and partial adenoid removal at age of 7. Family history of skin cancer. No other symptoms. Lump noticed on 3/7/18 while brushing teeth.
  • over 1 year ago

    Eardrums closed for 3days.

    I went to L.A. Got a severe sorethroat. Began to vomit mucus. After my right eardrum went out. (Light as if I'm in a plane) Next morning. It was open again. All good. As I headed to airport, it went out again. And it hurted very bad mid flight. After first flight landed, My left earddrum went out as well. I did regurgitate mucus again before last flight. But in that flight as well. I had pain in both ears. Since I've been on land, no pain. But my eardrums are still closed. Yes, I am still....
  • over 1 year ago

    11-year-old with constant horrible congestion & cold symptoms

    My daughter, age 11, has been stuck with horrible cold-like symptoms for about a year now. The main thing is that her nose is awfully congested and runny (if she leans back, you can see how filled and overflowing it is). She also has a minor wet cough, but that is much more manageable. By now we have figured out quite the "system" - since she needs to blow her nose every 2-10 minutes (no joke), she has packs of tissues in her desk and bag at school, there are boxes all over my house, and....
  • over 1 year ago

    Ear plugged

    I came down with cold this last week and my ears head chest but, mostly my ears are really rotating me it’s only my left ear but I don’t like not being able to hear out of it it’s clean and I know the fluid is behind where I can’t see or that your wax. How do I get it out now ? Please help me
  • over 1 year ago

    Wbu pneumonia

    I'm in hospital right now with severe pneumonia. My end is 27000??? All test came back beg for bacteria and viral. Is there any other reason my and would be THIS high?
  • Treating Sore Throats

    Hello! As part of a Columbia University Biomedical Engineering Innovation team, my colleagues and I are designing tools to improve the delivery of drugs to the throat. We would love to hear from you about your previous experiences with treating sore throats. The survey should take no longer than 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous. Thank you for your time!
  • over 1 year ago

    Sore throat woke me up in the night.

    Before I went to bed, I notice she my throat was feeling a little scratchy. It had persisted through the night and people all around me on my university campus are sick, so I decided to preemptively take the Tylenol max cold I had in my cabinet. I drank about 10oz of water before I felt like I'd feel water logged if I drank more then fell asleep. Now I'm awake at 6am (normally I wake at 11am) because my it hurts so bad to swollow my spit that I can't stay asleep. It feels like the right....
  • over 1 year ago

    Cold, Flu, or Something Else?

    update 2/5/18: I'm having issues speaking more than a few words at a time, and cannot raise my voice past a usual speaking volume. Hi there, my name is Trey, and I'm a 16 year old trans guy (meaning I was assigned female at birth, in the potential occasion that sex is relevant here) About four days ago I started switching between feeling absoluey freezing and shivering (while physically being hot to the touch) and burning up. I unfortunately do not own a thermometer so I cannot factually....
  • over 1 year ago

    Abnormally long flu

    I don't think my scenario is worth visiting the doctor, so that's why I'm asking on here. My whole life through my early 20's whenever I got the flu (couple times a year maybe) it would last 12 hours maximum. Most of the time it wouldn't last more than a few hours. I could count on one hand the number of sick days I had in my entire K - 12 schooling. Now I'm 30, and the past couple years when I get the flu (couple times a year still) it will last a week or two. I currently....
  • over 1 year ago

    My mom has a cold, and is making no sense.

    My mom started to get a cold about 2 days ago. She has a stuffy nose, sore throat and is coughing. She has been sleeping most of the time. Today I woke her up to eat and she was making no sense when she was talking. She said that blue fluids were coming out of her eyes. She accidentally almost called the police and when I brought it to her attention, she said "well did you call because of an emergency". Then she continued to make no sense. She has no fever and I don't know what is wrong....