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what does pharyngitis feel like?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Sore throat: Sore throat, painful swallowing.
Answered on Oct 26, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck.
Answered on Oct 26, 2017

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