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Angina Throat Symptoms

Updated March 23, 2017

Angina is an acute inflammation of the mucous membranes found in the throat, which can infect the tonsils with streptococci. This is most often diagnosed in young individuals. Angina can be treated with antibiotics and penicillin. Continue reading to learn more about the symptoms of Angina Throat.

Frequent Coughing

During the early part of Angina, the patient will cough frequently to try to remove the secretions. The individual's voice may sound hoarse, and they will feel constriction of their throat.

Pain and Fullness in Throat

The patient will experience pain when trying to swallow and have a fullness in their throat. The surface of the throat will appear dry and swollen.

Redness of Throat

A patient with Angina will have redness on the mucous surface where the submucous tissues are located. The tonsils, and sometimes the larynx, will have inflammation.

Swollen lymph glands

The neck will start to become stiff, and the lymph glands will become swollen.

Fever and Constipation

As Angina begins to set in, the patient will develop a fever and get the chills. The individual also may have dry skin and constipation.

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