A 48-year-old female asked:
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i have had a temp for 2 days and a very sore throat, feels like it's closing up. i have been taking cold and flu medicine but am not getting better

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor now: The sensation of throat closing is concerning. If you are getting a peritonsillar abscess you could end up with severe problems swallowing and breathing. Don't wait. Go see a doctor right now.
Answered on Jan 11, 2015
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