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A 25-year-old female asked:

My left eye is swollen and itchy since last night.my throat is also a bit painful and i have mucus in my throat.i have asthma and have been struggling to breathe but it got better since i used my inhaler. is this problem going to go away on it's own?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to predict: The upper airway & throat are the main entrance of your body to new germ invasion. It is also the place where many significant illnesses will start. A sore throat may be minor or strep, uri's can be minor or progress to pneumonia. Time will tell.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2018

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