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My throat hurts and when I swallow, it feels as if I am swallowing a needle.

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Sore throat

It sounds like you have pharyngitis or a 'sore throat'.
If you've just had a medical procedure done, it's important to check in with the doctor/team that did that. They may have a very good idea as to 'why' you have those symptoms now. If the pain is really that bad, probably you need a professional to look into the back of your throat. You wouldn't want to ignore Strep throat, Mono etc.

In brief: Sore throat

It sounds like you have pharyngitis or a 'sore throat'.
If you've just had a medical procedure done, it's important to check in with the doctor/team that did that. They may have a very good idea as to 'why' you have those symptoms now. If the pain is really that bad, probably you need a professional to look into the back of your throat. You wouldn't want to ignore Strep throat, Mono etc.
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