A 21-year-old female asked:
Sore in back right side mouth,doesn't hurt.looks like pimple head,popped,now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange.still swollen and open. what is it??
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Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs . Follow up with doc/urgetn care
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