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Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: If your symptoms have been going on for this long, its time to see your doctor. He/she will examine you and probably run some tests to try to get an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Rattling sound: The most common cause would be a viral URI - which usually gets better on its own. But we take special precaution with people who smoke, have diabet ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Possible resistance: Strep germs causing sore throat are often resistant to Clarithromycin and other antibiotics of the same class. There are other less common germs that ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Referred pain: The ear pain is most likely coming from the throat. The nerve supply to the ear is from a nerve that runs behind the tonsil. If there is a sore, (us ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What to do?: 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience Family Medicine
Probable allergies: Itchy ears could be caused by wax or eczema. Sometimes there is no obvious reason. Prescribed cortisone drops usually are very effective. Sore throat ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiologic ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdulsatar Aboobaker
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Sinusitis: All the symptoms could be an upper respiratory tract infection, the nasal congestion causes a post nasal drip which causes an itchy scratchy throat an ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are als ... Read More

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