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Sunburn and a sore throat, is this sun poisoning ?

Hi, I am very fair-skinned and I got a pretty bad sunburn on Sunday that is still very painful. More importantly, however, last night (not quite 2 days after the initial burn) I started getting a sore throat and a swollen lymph node but only on the left side. Could this be sun poisoning? I have definitely felt a little colder than I should but that seems natural when the skin is burned that bad, not sure it qualifies as chills. Thanks so much! Evan
Asked On : Tue, 29 Jun 2010
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Mr Evan

regarding your problem it is highly unlikely that oral mucosa getting involved in sunburn you might have got dry throat because of dry whether which is more predisposed for secondary infection.drink plenty of warm fluids do the gargle consult ENT surgeon let him see you throat if its infected better to start with course of antibiotic
Answered: Sat, 29 Jan 2011
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