Peritonsillar Abscess (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Discuss any sore throat with fever or other symptoms with your doctor by phone or with an office visit.
If you have a sore throat and trouble swallowing, trouble breathing, difficulty speaking, drooling, or any other signs of potential airway obstruction, you should seek emergency transportation to a hospital's emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/28/2014
Jeffrey S Lubin, MD
Kenneth Williams, MD
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
James Quinn, MD
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