A 19-year-old female asked:

My throat is so sore, i have trouble swallowing and it is even painfull when breathing. i cant sleep. i almost drown in my slime. what do i do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Get evaluated: A visit during regular office hours should separate the cause between those needing antibiotics from those just needing comfort. Throat sprays, lozenges and ice chips may provide some symptomatic relief.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Mar 16, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.