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A 19-year-old female asked:

Sore throat on right side. constant throbbing, hurt to swallow, tightness and redness but not much swelling. pain worst behind my last molars. ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Tonsillitis: Needs to be examines and a quick strep test to be done and if positive you need to be treated with Antibiotics See your doctor
Dr. Timothy Beck
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Virus: Sounds like you may have a viral infection. If this persist more than 48 hours or more symptoms develop you may need to be seen. Try gargling salt water first.

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