Blue Springs, MO
A 20-year-old female asked:
Felt "out of it" for a week. been to doc twice. sore/stiff neck. lump in throat feeling when swallowing. no fever. what is it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Virus maybe: It may be a virus or the common cold. If you are coughing up colored stuff or have white spots on your tonsils and have a fever you may need antibiotics. Drink plenty of fluids not beer or alcohol. If lump persists see an ENT doc. Feel better.
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