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Sore throat, pus at back throat, difficult to swallow. Treatment?

Hello Dr. I have a sore throat and pus at the back of my throat with black spots on it. It started 2 days ago. Its gotten worse today and I can hardly swallow properly as I feel a major sting whenever I try. I will go to the nearest NHS service tomorrow as today is bank holiday, most places are shut. Can you please advise me what I should do in the mean time? any home remedies to easy the irritation? Many thanks, JM
Asked On : Fri, 11 May 2012
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hi JM
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you seem to have developed acute pharyngitis which on examination will give a clue of amount of inflammation, and the prescription of an antibiotic
in the meantime you can do Warm salt water gargling which will definitely soothen your throat

Answered: Thu, 24 May 2012
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