Posted by: martha | 2011/05/23

Sore throat

Have had a sore throat and hoarseness for almost 2 months. Seen GP and had anti bioticvs-highest doses(Avelon).
Took X-Rays and nothing revealed . GP quite stunned and not sure what the cause could be. Please help!

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Dear Martha

If you did not respond to the antibiotics, and that one in particular, your GP must refer you to an ENT specialist.
You need an examination of the larynx to make a diagnosis. It is impossible to speculate as to a specific cause, the examination will determine that.


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Posted by: christie | 2011/07/07

i was in hosp for 4 days. been on drips of antibiotics because of a lump i got at the back\side of my tongue which make speaking and swollowing painfull and difficult. its been going on for 2 months. the ENT did a scope, took samples in theater and MRI scan. there is no cancer. he thinks that it might be an ulcer causing the inflamation.. im still scares that it might be cancer in a while...

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