A 25-year-old male asked:
hi, my soft palate (near the roof of mouth) hurts when i yawn or swallow?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kwok answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is very painful, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Some throat lozenges can temporarily lessen pain.
Answered on Feb 1, 2020
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