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Nighttime throats tightness following a cold

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tight throat: Get a throat culture to rule out strep.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: When you have a cold, there is often a lot of mucous from your nose that drains down the back of your throat. The near constant presence of this drain ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Common cold: This is not an unusual sensation during a viral uri.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
20 years experience Neurology
Not the shunt: The shunt tubing goes mostly straight down from head to abdomen, almost never crosses from right to left side or vice versa, and never wraps around th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly...: Viruses, bacteria,, acid reflux, swollen lymph nodes. You should be examined by your doctor for the best testing (strep, mono) and treatment
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Throat tightness: What do you mean by "throat tightness"? Are you saying you have difficulty breathing? Difficulty swallowing? Something else? If you feel like ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cold: Sounds most likely a cold. Flu typically associated with high fever myalgia and cough. Keep drinking your hot luquids.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest discomfort: Do you have any colds , cough or wheezing? Do you have history of asthma? You are young so I do not think it might be your heart. I think you should ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It could be your: heart but it is more likely to be a general condition like viral infection or something pulmonary. If your symptoms persist you should make an appoint ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Iron deficiency ?: Please see a physician for full evaluation. Psychological issues and possible iron deficiency need to be considered

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