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Did you look at your throat? Shine a bright flashlight in there. Take a breath, trying to lift the soft palate at the same time you push the back of your tongue down using your tongue muscles. Check for any bruising of a burst blood vessel or postnasal drip or ugly tonsils or redness and swelling. If it looks bad, you probably should see a doctor.
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