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What could cause throat pain while swallowing after treating throat infection?

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: i had throat infection couple of weeks ago, i notice slight pain or something while eating or drinking(not everyday but yes quite often). if i swallow while looking extreme right i feel it more. i feel this in left side of throat and today its more like harshness with little pain while drinking or swallowing. it seemed okay last week but gain now n then i feel it. is it that infection is still there and shall i take a course of antibiotics. ps - ive not been so gentle on my throat since infection. please suggest how should i go about it.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
Acute tonsillitis

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

From your complaints, you are probably suffering from acute tonsillitis. All the symptoms mentioned by you are suggestive of this. It would need a proper course of antibiotics and some other medicines.

It would be better if you can send me the picture of your throat so that I can suggest you better and prescribe you accordingly.

Use Hexidine gargles and take tablet vitamin-C once daily.

Follow up with the required information. Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal
ENT Specialist
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