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What causes swelling in the throat?

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Posted on Mon, 20 Mar 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have swelling on the side of my throat beside my esophagus. When I tilt my had back I can see it very swollen . What is going on?
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Swelling throat

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Please send me the pictures of your throat.
Tell me do you have any problem while swallowing?
Any pain in neck or throat?
Did you get any investigations done?
Please tell me so that I can suggest you better.
Thanks and regards
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