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A 29-year-old male asked:

Burned mouth and throat swallowing very hot tea without checking heat! 24 hours later, throat slightly sore but not badly. will it get infected?

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not.: You may have very superficial burns from the hot tea 1st degree. But that does not necessarily lead to infections.

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Last updated May 30, 2016

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