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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Pharyngitis: The most common cause is a viral infection. Usually, sore throat resolves (one week) on its own with at-home care. However, 2 month is too long for sy ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral infection?: Good morning, sore mouth, itchy throat, and dry cough suggest a viral infection which involves the lining mucus membrane of respiratory system - upp ... Read More
Dr. Scott Gulinson
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lymph nodes swollen: The lumps under your chin are probably lymph nodes which are used by your body to help fight infection. You should see your primary care doctor for a ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Baron Mullis
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
URI: You likely have a viral upper respiratory illness. Symptoms can be treated with over the counter medications and will likely last for a week or so. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
GERD: Avoid spicy foods, add a probiotic to your diet and try a course of antacids and proton pump inhibitors (ppi). If the symptoms continue please consult ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymph node: This may well be an enlarged lymph node responding to the infection, but without seeing it this would only be a guess. The best thing for you to do is ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
34 years experience Cardiology
Yes: A cough is likely a part of an upper respiratory tract infection, probably viral in nature. If the lump is inside your throat this could also be a str ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Villanueva
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam: If you failed treatment for reflux then it warrants further investigation like an endoscopy. At 6 mos with treatment, (proton pump inhibitors or h2blo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to co ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Owens
16 years experience Family Medicine
How long?: Whether you should see an ENT depends on how long you have had symptoms. If it has been a short period of time you could have some sort of allergic r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not the forum.: Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns. Prior to that, obtain the ultrasound report as well as the pictures, which you can upload during the Healt ... Read More

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