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A 50-year-old female asked:

Left ear feels clogged and popping. my throat hurts s bad i cant swallow, eat, or drink anything! my left tonsil was so swollen my throat looks sideways, uvula is not even there! they said i have peritonsillar abscess how do i stop/numb throat pain?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
A peritonsillar abscess can be concerning. I suggest you see your doctor

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Last updated Mar 18, 2021

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