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A 22-year-old female asked:

my throat hurst when i touch my neck and i can see that the sides of my throat are swollen on the inside also headaches, earaches along with chills.

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Sore throat: Your earache is related to the sore throat known as referred pain. You need to see an ENT doctor to rule out peritonsillar abscess.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sore throat: You should see your doctor for a throat culture to rule out strap.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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