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A 26-year-old female asked:

Throat is a little sore when i swallow, red veins & irritating look in back of throat, tiny cluster of bumps near base/back of tongue, & right lymph node feels a little swollen. any ideas? going to doctor but benefits don't start until 3/1 (10 days?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Sore throat: Possibly early onset of strep throat, call a doc or Health tap, would get a strep screen first before considering if it needs antibiotics, but that’s up to you...
Last updated Mar 14, 2021


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