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i ve had a sore throat for 3 weeks

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
You may have: unknown allergies. Your symptoms seem consistent with environmental allergies resulting in allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. Try taking an OTC non-sed ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It is unlikely cancer. Cancer usually not painful, until very late stages, allergies or gerd are more likely to cause persistent sore throat in you ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It is unlikely cancer. Cancer usually not painful, until very late stages, allergies or gerd are more likely to cause persistent sore throat in you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Avg cough = 18d: Cough illness lasts 18 days on average so coughing for 3wks puts you right on schedule. Most coughs ; sore throats are due to viruses which don't resp ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Burning with urination is not normal and suggests inflammation in the urethra(tube carrying urine out of the body). This can have several causes. The ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Upper respiratory: tract infection. See your doctor for rapid strep test. In the mean time do salt water gargle.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
See : Your doctor. If it's viral it should slowly get better. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and increase your water intake. But if it's bacterial you will need ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virus: Unfortunately, most sore throats are caused by viral infections rather than bacterial infections such as Strep throat. Viral infections do not respon ... Read More
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