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6514595 tn?1382067585

could this be strep?

thought I had a sore throat because it hurts to swallow  i have what looks like inflamed/ swollen bumps/taste buds in the very back of my tongue. Also running fever and my gums feel funny like a tickling sensation in my gums/Chun. Any ideas? I'm pregnant and I can barely eat or drink because the pain is so bad.
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
It could be laryngitis, phyrangitis or tonsillitis, needs to be evaluated clinically. Meanwhile get a throat swab and sputum cultures done to find out the causative organism – bacteria, so that an appropriate antibiotic can be started. Rinse the mouth with luke warm water with anti septic solution added in it and have vitamin C supplements.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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6514595 tn?1382067585
Thank u so much. Although my throat isn't burning as bad, I go to the Dr tomorrow... Salt water has helped a lot
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