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burnt smoke taste and bad sore throat

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julianna Bojta
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Strep has to be treated with antibiotic. Sore throat is usually caused by virus, may be the presenting symptom of a cold. You can try sore throat losa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It may just be a viral process, but if fever is high could be strep. See your doctor who can check it out.
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Bad-tasting mucus drainage might come from infected sinuses (do u have any pain or pressure over sinus areas?), throat infection, dental abscess. Any ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Yes: It may take 2-6 weeks to return to normal. Taste can be improved faster with zinc supplementation
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest that you see a pulmonary specialist. Some tests that may be ordered include pulmonary function testing, chest imaging and a TB test. A ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus drainage: You can have a sinus infection without stuffiness. The mucus drains down the back of your throat. Use a sinus rinse and Mucinex (guaifenesin) to help.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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It’s your call: The symptoms are quite suggestive but as long as you self isolate so that you do not infect those around you if it turns out that you are indeed Covid ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Don't treat at home: She needs to see her doctor.
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