The Cause Of A Lump In The Throat That Does Not Go Away For 2 Weeks?
Good evening, I want to ask. I often have a sore throat. I have been inflamed for 2 weeks, it doesn’t hurt, but it seems like phlegm is blocking it. I have been to the doctor 2x and given antibiotics 2x but has not healed. I wonder why? thank you
Hello Alvin, Thank you for the question.
Do you experience coughing, runny nose, fever, and swollen lymph nodes? Complaints of a sore throat can be caused by strep throat or tonsillitis. Both of these conditions are usually caused by a viral infection. In addition to viral infections, strep throat can also be caused by irritation such as smoking or exposure to air pollution or allergies. If you have already taken medication, even received antibiotics, but still experience complaints of sore throat, then you need to think about other possible causes of this sore throat such as stomach acid disease or esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus). The best step now is to consult with an ENT specialist further. The doctor will again ask about your symptoms and do a check on you to determine the cause. Further treatment will be determined by the doctor in accordance with the results of this examination.
Meanwhile, you are also encouraged to:
get enough rest for 7-9 hours every day multiply consumption of water avoid consumption of spicy, sour, oily foods avoid consumption of caffeinated, fizzy, alcoholic beverages avoid lying down after eating avoid smoking habits avoid exposure to dust and other air pollution Hopefully this information helps you.