A 34-year-old female asked:
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i have a really sore throat and everything feels tight dr did strep test and said throat looked fine how common is it to be something life threatening?

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Dr. Christine Norton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Very common: Viral sorethroat is very common as is a sorethroat from post nasal drainage from allergies it is uncommon for it to be life threatening.
Answered on Jun 7, 2013

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