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What causes difficulty breathing post tonsillitis?

Hi. I was sick last few days, mostly tonsillitis. Now my throat feels ok, but somewhere between my nose and throat, I don t know what part of respiratory is that, feels swollen, I can t breath. I feel like my heart is stopping. Is this dangerous? I m 43 year old female.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
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Hello,

If symptoms persist, it is better to consult a physician and get evaluated.

Detailed evaluation including a laryngoscopy and chest X-ray is required for further assessment.

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

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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What causes difficulty breathing post tonsillitis?

Hello, If symptoms persist, it is better to consult a physician and get evaluated. Detailed evaluation including a laryngoscopy and chest X-ray is required for further assessment. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician