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Starting today only when i swallow i get pain on the right side of my throat. When I extend my neck up it feels tight. What is causing this?

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Dr. John Feola
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In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work.
Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node.

In brief: R/O CRYPT TRAPPING

Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work.
Empiric antibiotics Also ENT CONSULT re tonsillectomy . The firm external sensation may be a secondary enlarged lymph node.
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