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in what way can persistent sore throat be linked to high bp

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Sore throat : Any throat lozenge is ok avoid over the counter drugs that have sudafed ad they will raise bp.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds allergy or vi: If you don't have a fever greater than 100.4, no green or yellow productive cough then likely viral, or could be allergy-mediated. Allergies can be t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
This is an infection: If your phlegm is yellow, you likely have an infection and it is no longer simply a "head cold". Having said that you need to be seen by PCP and cons ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
This : This medication is in the class of drugs called arbs and work in the kidney and lungs. I can't really think of a way it would directly address a sore ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral infection: If the symptoms just started a few days ago, it is a viral infection. If it has been more than a week, it needs to be checked out by a doctor.
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A 31-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, Advil) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: It would be important to get a streph throat test. This could be viral but may also be bacterial. Temp > 104 - seek more urgent med tx.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Laryngitis: If you lost your voice, you may have a laryngitis, garggle with salt and water to soothe your throat and us a saline nasal spray if your nose is still ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Fever in family: High fevers in all kids means they all got an illness whcih probably started out wiht one and it must be contagious. You should take them in to see yo ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: Sounds like a virus to me. Over the counter medications help somewhat, but it takes time. If she is still not feeling well after one week, see an MD.

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