A 25-year-old male asked:
Sever sore throat pain early morning was feeling something in throat no cough/fever/breath shortness. while gargling blood with mucus/phlegm only once?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Seek care: Could be strep and that should be treated. If it is strep and is not treated you would be at risk of getting rheumatic fever later. Just stop in for a rapid strep test a your doctors office. If negative it might be early and should be followed by a dna test or a culture for confirmation of the negative rapid test. Best.
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Last updated Jul 6, 2015
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