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I choked this morning and I have now got a very swollen

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Hello, I choked this morning and I have now got a very swollen throat and am having trouble swallowing I can just about swallow my salavia but am having trouble drinking, is there anything I can do to ease my throat
JA: How severe is this?
Customer: I can breathe ok and talk a little bit but every time I try to swallow I feel like something is in the way and it takes a lot of effort to swallow
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no thank you
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.
Hi. Dr Hayat here. Welcome to JA
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.

Sorry to hear that.  Do you mind sending me a picture plz of the throat

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I can’t send a photo of inside my throat
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.
The back of throat with a flash
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
File attached (2QLL7TT)
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.

That's Tonsillitis.  Will need antibiotics and some additional medication that I'm going to suggest

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.

1. Tab coamoxiclav 625mg thrice a day.  Use for 5 days. Will need a prescription from the GP or a walk in center or the urgent care center.

2. Tab cetrizine 10mg once a day

3. Tab paracetamol thrice a day

4. Ultrachlorseptic anesthetic throat spray thrice a day

Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.

All others are over the counter.

Let me know the response in 48hrs plz.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 9 days ago.
Best wishes. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further queries or need to follow up.  I will be happy to help and guide you. Have a nice day.