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can post nasal drip cause strep throat

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Reevaluation: No it is notnormal. The RSV virus may have lowered his resistence and consequently he develop other symptoms. Presumably, he has had green mucus more ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience Pediatrics
Difference: Strep pharyngitis is an infection of the throat.Post nasal drip is the mucoid discharge that dribbles in your throat and cuases throat irritaion and c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info.: These issues are usually viral as a post nasal drip is not associated with Strep. If concerned about Strep see a doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsilliths: Hello, the white spots in the back of your throat sound like tonsilliths. These are food particles that get stuck in the tonsil tissues. They harden a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician: You should consult a physician. You did not mention what triggers your cough. You may be suffering from allergies and postnasal drip.. Allergy medica ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Smoke and E cigs: As a physician the only advice i can give based on your question is to have you stop smoking all together and to see if the throat symptoms clear.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic so ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume: infectious mono has been ruled out. VIRAL sore throats can last for weeks and often DRYNESS and/or ALLERGIES prolong symptoms! Hope this is helpful BT ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
36 years experience Pediatrics
Mostly correct: Strep throat typically causes a sore throat, headache, abdominal pain, and fever. Occasionally, it can also be associated with a stuffy nose, but typ ... Read More
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