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What to do if i have a sore throat and under my neck it hurts like inside . i'm confusedto swallow . what could this be?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Get checked.: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2014

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