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A 21-year-old female asked:

Left back side of throat hurts . is irritated when swallowing. also feels like left ear deep inside s aching and feel clogged. what could it be strep?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Be checked: You may have strep but one sided pain is more concerning for something like an abscess. Be checked so you can be treated appropriately. All the best.

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Last updated Jan 17, 2021

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