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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Airway worry: Swelling in throat and difficulty breathing requires a doctor evaluation. Get seen by a doctor. This could be serious.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Missing info: you get the most from this site when you provide adequate background information & a clear related question. Here you suggest you have strep but d ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many possibilities: It could be a viral infection, allergies with severe post nasal drip, or a more severe infection like a para pharyngeal abscess. See your doctor righ ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillopharyngitis : Since this has been going on for a couple weeks, bacterial infection is more of a possibility. The infection could involve tonsils, most likely. Howev ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Infection: Sounds like you have throat infection. Antibiotics should help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check it out: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), tonsil abscess; or a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphnodes: Your symptoms as described appear to be possibly due to some underlying infectious process or something that would cause the swollen nodes, and now S ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Go to er: Go to emergency room for evaluation asap.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Get an exam for this: Some of these symptoms sound like allergy (throat itching), but shortness of breath at night could be sleep apnea, asthma, or a more serious condition ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Throat swelling: This is a medical emergency, you need to be seen as soon as possible. If the condition comes and goes you may have angioedema of the throat and this c ... Read More
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