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can thrush cause sore throat

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Throat infection: Candida can cause the appearance you describe, as can infections with Strep, Adenovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and others.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See ENT: A positive throat culture for Candida may just be normal since this one of the flora in our mouth. If you are getting recurrent thrush, you need to ge ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
32 years experience Dermatology
HIV: A sore throat by itself is not a a sign of hiv. If you are concerned you were exposed to HIV you should get tested. Testing can be done anonymously at ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pls see your doctor: you could have pharyngitis, from any cause, viral or bacterial, at any rate, medical evaluation is warranted, good luck
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It looks like an upper airway infection which may need prescription medications as antibiotics, kindly see your doctor or go to urgent care , wish you ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Maybe overgrowth of yeast. Can add oral probiotics in addition to the probiotics in Yogurt.Will likely need oral prescription med to treat the symptom ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Cold sores are on or near the lips. They are caused by recurrences of herpes virus, which lives in the nerves after an initial infection, and then tra ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Tonsil stones: see you ent about taking out tonsils.
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A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe, maybe not!: White patches in the mouth and throat can be thrush, or they can be due to strep, or other things, too. Since your throat is sore, get checked to be ... Read More

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