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Epiglottis Swelling / Sore Throats

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by Azriel, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel

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    Anyone else ever has epiglottis swelling? Also, anyone that has had CFS a long time had the sore throats go away after awhile and then return?
     
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  2. AndyPandy

    AndyPandy Making the most of it

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    My throat gets sore every time I overdo it. It's one of the warning signs that I need to stop and rest before things fall apart.
     
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  3. Invisible Woman

    Invisible Woman Senior Member

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    I have had episodes where the soft palate and the tissue at the back of the mouth & into the throat started to swell. I don't know if the epiglottis became swollen too.

    I don't know if it's the same thing. With me it was a sort of slow, steady process. Sometimes taking am extra, different type of anti histamine & sucking ice cubes stops it but at others I've ended up in A&E.

    It was worse when I first became ill but occasionally still happens & tends not to be quite so severe now.

    Never really found a trigger. I reckon it was maybe a cumulative effect from a couple of different mild allergies affecting me at the same time.
     
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  4. NelliePledge

    NelliePledge plodder

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    exactly this AP and when im at my worst it is full on laryngitis and swollen glands

    not had the epiglottis issue tho
     
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