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Suggest treatment for painful swallowing due to enlarged epiglottis

I am 18 years old weigh 150 pound no medical history

my epiglottis is visable . Is that bad, also I am having difficulties swallowing.I had a fever yesterday but it is gone now. I feel good except for a slight cause and the pain of swallowing.due to the epiglottis
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
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Hello,

Enlargement of epiglottis won't cause pain while swallowing unless there is some infection of the throat or epiglottis. You should get an endoscopic examination of the throat done.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal
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