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A 23-year-old male asked:

my throat hurts and when i swallow, it feels as if i am swallowing a needle.

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Sore throat : It sounds like you have pharyngitis or a 'sore throat'. If you've just had a medical procedure done, it's important to check in with the doctor/team that did that. They may have a very good idea as to 'why' you have those symptoms now. If the pain is really that bad, probably you need a professional to look into the back of your throat. You wouldn't want to ignore Strep throat, Mono etc.

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Last updated May 26, 2014

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