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What are the most common symptoms of peritonsillar abscess?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Go in

If you have any problems breathing or swallowing, go to er. May notice if lying flat on back.
I've seen these require emergent awake tracheostomy to secure the airway. Don't mess around.

In brief: Go in

If you have any problems breathing or swallowing, go to er. May notice if lying flat on back.
I've seen these require emergent awake tracheostomy to secure the airway. Don't mess around.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
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In brief: Peritonsilar abscess

Uvula deviation (displaced to the side) cannot swallow, shortness of breath, drooling, gooffy voice, death due to airway/throat obstruction.
Needs immediate attention.

In brief: Peritonsilar abscess

Uvula deviation (displaced to the side) cannot swallow, shortness of breath, drooling, gooffy voice, death due to airway/throat obstruction.
Needs immediate attention.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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