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Throat ache from outside
My throat has been hurting for two days. It's not typical sore throat, it's like a pain outside of the throat at 2 points. It doesn't hurt when I swallow like a normal sore throat would, there are no cold symptoms. The pain is there no matter what my actions are: if I talk, sneeze, blow my nose, yawn or touch my throat. Normal drinking & eating food is fine. Can I eat cold things or normal spicy food? Also, is gargle advisable, as it is not a normal throat ache?
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There isn't sufficient information to reach a specific diagnosis, there is a possibility of cervical lymphadenitis. You can do salt water gargle with lukewarm water thrice a day so as to control any local infections. I would advise you to meet a ENT so that you can be examined and undergo necessary investigations such as CBC, etc to find the underlying cause and have it treated accordingly.
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You seem to be suffering from cervical lymphadenitis which can cause pain outside the throat. Clinical examination is necessary to confirm the diagnosis. If confirmed you may need to take antibiotics and painkillers
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