A 29-year-old male asked:
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i think i may have an infection in my blood stream from intervieneous drug use my throat is swollen and full of flem a red line is going up my arm and my hand is swollen?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: Please see urgent care or the ED. You may have an infection which is spreading. I would recommend cultures of the blood and throat.
Answered on Jan 26, 2018

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