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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold, influenza, or "mono" (antibiotics usually not used), or from so ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible nasopharyng: You either have chronic sinus infection or chronic infection above and behind the palate. Unlikely to be from dirt or dust being swept from nose into ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The a.m mucus sample is usually concentrated and thus may look yellow. IN the presence of a sinus infection, the mucus (when present) should be consis ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Run-of-the-Mill: Sounds like you have what i just got over. No biggie. You need more fluids and brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. You may develop other symptoms ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
More info: Increase your clear fluids and try some saline nasal spray. IF symptoms persist, please see your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Allergic rhinitis: Sounds like allergic rhinitis or if you're a smoker then it maybe chronic bronchitis. If you don't smoke, then it can be treated by avoiding allergens ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
?: What on earth is that?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrate !!: To keep mucus moist & mobile ensure that you are drinking at least 8 8 ounces glasses of water per day. Warm liquids can also help to loosen the muc ... Read More
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Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See Your M.D.: There's some over-the-counter decongestants but you rather see your doctor especially if you present an elevation in body temperature that is not with ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: There could be some irritation in the throat from the activity that is still healing. Please see your health care provider if it persists or worsens.
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