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Is it normal to have difficulty swallowing with an abscess

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Exam: It could be a virus or a bacteria (strep) or it could be mono. Your mom is smart. Get it looked at by a medical practitioner. If it is swollen the doc... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
See your MD: Start with an appointment with your primary care physician. If he or she cannot diagnose your problem, you may be referred to an ENT or gastroentero... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Could be.: There could be residual inflammation in the esophagus or throat from the choking episode. That being said, if you're not better in another day or two... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Depending on where: You must've gotten injected in the neck somewhere....probably in the sternocleidomastoid muscles. The medication will leak out of the muscles and aff... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Hard to tell: Causes of sore throat and cough are many, but they are usually self-limited and get better on their own. If you are not feeling better, please see a d... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
A bit of a problem!: Because Botox weakens muscles, it may be that some of the medicine got into muscles you use for swallowing. The effect is usually about three months..... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Dry mouth: Your salivary gland secretion rate may be low when not stimulated. This can be caused by many things, most commonly medications such as antihistamines... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Thyroid: These are all signs of thyroid issue. Please see a physician to evaluate the hormone levels.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Not typical: The symptoms you are describing are not related to BO nor they are related to the medication . The only concern we get after stopping to prop is rebou... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Post-op recovery: It will take a few more weeks for recovery to stabilize, and you may require post-op physical therapy. Pain and swallowing can be handled through you... Read More

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