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Question: [b]I have a swore throath and my neck hurts[/b]

 Nickytanus - Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:09 am

I am 18 years old. Since like 4 days ago I have had a swore throath and my neck hurts when I turn it to each side and when I tilt it back. I have put bengay on it and nothing helps. Also I am taking antibiotics for my throath but it's the same aswell. There is this weird taste to. I don't think it's normal to have a swore throath so long and I was thinking of going to the hospital. But before I wanted to see I someone can tell me what I might have.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:46 pm

User avatar There are several possiblities. Most likely, you have a viral infection of the throat.

Other possibilities include a bacterial throat infection or abscess. Meningitis is also possible with neck pain (more likely to be viral since bacterial meningitis generally makes people very sick).

I agree that you should see your doctor since your symptoms are not getting better.

Best wishes.
 Nickytanus - Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:22 am

Actually my throath pain went away, and my neck feels much better. :D:D:D

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