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Had sore throat for 6 weeks so bad sometimes cant swallow,

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had sore throat for 6 weeks so bad sometimes cant swallow, get blisters every time i eat in mouth and down throat.
JA: Have you used any medication for sore troat?
Customer: yes strepsils and have done course of antibiotics
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about sore troat?
Customer: yes, after weeks of waiting have been referredto ENT specialist
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: nope, dont smoke or drink alchohol and cant stand spicy food
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 18 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide your with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Impossible
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
what a waste of time and money will report this as a scam
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 18 days ago.

Ok

Presence of painful blisters suggests viral infection --like herpes simplex virus.

Since antibiotic did not work, viral infection should be considered.

Throat swab is recommended for confirmation