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can you tell me my diagnosis? i have really bad pains in my throat. from the roof of my mouth down to my chest, i can't eat or talk . when i talk i am very hoarse and my throat is red. my mom thinks i may have tonsillitis but we are not positive. i have l

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Dr. R Smith
Dr. R Smith answered
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Many Possibilities: Certainly this could be tonsillitis or strep throat, but there are many possibilities here. Hard to know for certain without seeing it. If the pains worsen or don't get better soon, you should have a physician take a look at you.

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