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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: Inadequate therapy, re-exposure or frequent exposure to persons with causative organisms (like schoolteachers), changes in immune function, chronic to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Can't answer..: ..Without knowing you. It could be you have enlarged tonsils that harbor infection. It could be you have poor sleep/exercise/dietary habits that lea ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bobak Ghaheri
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat closing: Yes it is possible, but in my practice I have noticed that most people who have the sensation of throat closing usually have it as a result of uncontr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat Infections: Greetings. The treatments for your infections would be determined by what was the cause of these infections. Was it a fungal, viral or bacterial infec ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Do you smoke? Do you: Have allergies? Do you have a chronic illness that impacts your immune system? I would encourage a medical evaluation to explore this further.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infected throat: The throat will be red and inflamed or have white spots on it. You will also have a fever at the same time it hurts. If you are in doubt as to whethe ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Pharyngitis: The answer is "no." throat infections do not come from overuse of the vocal cords. Hoarseness may come from swelling and inflammation of the vocal cor ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are many viruses that can cause a common cold. One may have almost no symptoms or could feel miserable.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Strep: If getting strep at your age, you must still have tonsils. If having 3-4 strep infections per year or if strep interfering with work or personal life, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Brzezinski
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis : Pharyngitis is a throat infection which can be bacterial or viral in nature.
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