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Hayward, CA
A 32-year-old female asked:

Rt sided throat pain, very sore, painful lump under neck/jaw. pain swallowing and migraine. going on 3 wks. getting harder to breathe. ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
ER: If you are having difficulty breathing due to airway obstruction, you need to see a physician immediately before this condition becomes life threatening. Please go NOW.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Call 911: A dental abscess will not get better on its own. Sometimes the infection can progress to the point where swelling is partially blocking the airway, causing difficulty breathing. It is life threatening situation and need to be addressed immediately. Call 911.

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