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Forum Name: Pediatric Topics
|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|
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.
|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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