A 48-year-old member asked:
i'm worried because my son who is 17 is having trouble swallowing and breathing., what do you suggest?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Have him checked: If he runs fever, he could have serious bacterial infection of throat, e.g., para- or retropharyngeal abscess. Severe allergic reaction, e.g., angioneurotic edema can also produce difficulty in breathing and swallowing.
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