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A 23-year-old female asked:

my condition resembles a throat ulcer, but way more painful, with constant ear pain; it makes me unable to talk/swallow for 5 days. what could it be?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Hard to say: It may be temporary but since 5 days have passed, and it is giving you trouble, have it checked by a doctor. Meds could be prescribed to help with symptoms and watch that it does clear up.

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Last updated Sep 25, 2013

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