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A 19-year-old female asked:

i got a tattoo last week. new needles were used. but i now have a sore throat when swallowing. what could be the problem? thank you.

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Dr. Michael Rosenfield
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Might not be: It probably is just bad timing. If you know clean needles used you should be ok. If symptoms continue for 5 days you should get it checked out.

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