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i ve had a sore throat for a week

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat pain : It sounds like you may have a bad infection. You need to go see your physician to get the appropriate treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience Psychiatry
See your docs: Sire throat for a week usually requires a physical check up as you may need antibiotics. Celexa (citalopram) is not the type of medication that you ju ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Viral: It could bea virus. If your symptoms do not resolve the see your doctor. Brush your tongue to get rid of the yellow coating. Your breath will be f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What is the question: Go see your doctor and get the throat looked at for strep, tonsillar infection and other. Cannot diagnose over internet.
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Get an exam: More history and an exam with a throat culture are needed. Do you have a fever? Do you have vomiting, diarrhea, pain, or any other problems? Do you sm ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinuses/acid reflux: This could be 1)allergies and sinus drainage 2) a sinus infection with sinus drainage 3) acid reflux or 4) chronic tonsillitis. If there is a history ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Viral infection: Most likely viral infection. Try pain relief, hot fluids, and rest.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some othe ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Virus and dehydratio: sore throat is commonly viral. Sings of need for antibiotic include fever swollen glands and pus on tonsils. Increasing clear fluids will help with bo ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
URI: This may well be a viral upper respiratory infection.
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