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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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My throat feels like sandpaper every time a swallow and my

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My throat feels like sandpaper every time a swallow and my voice is compleatly gone. When I manage to try and cough something up it comes out hard like something I would pick out of my nose. This morning when j bought up, some blood was present. My this is so tight I can't even gargle salt water.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

You have to rule out strep throat.

This needs a rapid strep test.

Go to urgent care or the ER.

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