A female asked:
i have a sharp stabbing pain in my throat. it has lasted over a week. should i see my gp?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Yes: A function of acute pain is to warn you to do something. Unlike many chronic pains that you might need to manage and adjust to - you need to determine the cause and possibly treat any damage. A week is longer than many would wait if the pain is sharp and severe. It seems unlikely to just go away soon. Yes. Call your GP for an exam. Best!
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Last updated Jun 10, 2016
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