Sore throats can range from irritating to excruciating. But what about pain on only one side of your throat? These include post-nasal drip, canker sores, tooth infections, and other conditions. You might only have throat pain, or you might have additional symptoms, such as an earache.
Sharp Pain in Throat When Swallowing On One Side: Causes, Treatment
A sore throat is a common reason to see a doctor. Most of the time, it is a symptom of allergies, a cold, or the flu. While a sore throat can be painful, it is usually not serious. However, when a throat is sore on only one side, it may be a sign of a different illness or condition. In this article, we look at nine possible causes of a sore throat on one side. We also discuss when to see a doctor.. The body's lymph nodes act as filters, helping to identify and trap germs, such as viruses and bacteria, before they can infect other areas.
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Have you ever swallowed and felt sharp pain on one side of your throat? This can occur for many reasons. Or, pain on one side of your throat could be due to your body position. If you sleep on one side of your body, you may feel symptoms on that side more acutely when you wake up. Keep reading to learn what might be causing the sharp pain on one side of your throat when you swallow, along with treatment options and when to see a doctor.