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McDonough, GA
A 18-year-old female asked:

I know what ludwings angina is but i wanna know what swells up what happens first the difficulty breathing or the swelling? what are the first sumptom

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
You know: The floor of the tongue and the back of the throat gets swollen, so it obstructs the flow or air causing sob and drooling when there is difficulty swallowing. Or secretions or anything swallowed can be aspirated. Hmn, just think of the tissues and organs involved.
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