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A 17-year-old female asked:

Hey im a late teen and rn there is a stabbing pain in my throat it hurts really bad whenever i swallow or eat or even breath its worst when i wake up in the morning and i went to the doctors they said its viral but the only time im not in pain?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
If there is no acute infection, chronic causes include esophageal disease, an allergic condition and autoimmune disease. A virtual consult with Healthtap is available. An endoscopy may b indicated. Avoid dust,mold,smoke,pet dander and other irritants. Use nasal saline to relieve congestion. Please follow up.
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Last updated Dec 14, 2021

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