I already went to an ER since i have no insurance, I got treated for pharyngitis, was put on antibiotics this was 2 days ago. Today I woke up feeling much better, before my throat was swollen in the glands on both sides of my throat, this morning the swelling had reduced to just a little with a little scratchy feeling. I did still feel tiered and runny nose so I went back to bed for 2 hours. When i woke up I woke up because my throat was so dry I could not swallow and then discovered my uvula area the top upper throat was huge and swollen! I don't want to rush back to the ER over this because the doctor told me I would be just fine shortly with the medicine but I have the worse throat phobias....everything from choking to breathing Nothing scares me more even if it isn't my own throat I become very upset about choking and not being able to breath. As of now i can breath fine and can swallow just hurts and its very scary feeling like im pulling down my throat when i swallow. Any one know if this is just due to breathing in the dry air? and will it go away or should i go back to the ER? Very panicky thanks for any help.View Thread
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