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Dr. Adam Tripp
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Either or both: Stress and anxiety can contribute to acid reflux which can cause a sore throat.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: Stress can cause your body to use up b vitamins more quickly and make it easier to form mouth sores, however, a sore mouth is something that should be ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
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Of course: Of course yelling all day can cause a sore, irritated throat. I would recommend you worry more about why you are so stressed and need to yell. You may ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
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Probably not: Sore throat can be due to allergy, to environmental toxins, to infection (viral or bacterial), to post-nasal drip, to reflux esophagitis, and other fa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Chloraseptic: I recommend Chloraseptic for your sore throat. Stress can contribute to acne for sure, thanks for using Healthtap!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
A Verified Doctor answered
You need a scope.: A recurrent sore throat is not uncommon. If you have more than 6 infections in 1 year it is recommended to remove your tonsils. Feeling that somethi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
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See a doctor.: If the cough is productive and for 10 days it should be checked out to rule out pneumonia or bacterial infection. Either will need to be treated. Alle ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Call Dr. by video: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause su ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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Smoking: Remember that smoking irritates the lungs that might cause the airways to narrow. Best to stop smoking, increase aerobic exercise and see if your cond ... Read More

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