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Persistent sore throat

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Soreness: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a streph throat test & culture. Salt ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Time to go to ENT for evaluation
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: It might be acid reflux or allergies but you need to see an ENT to check it out
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Otolaryngologist: It's time to get evaluated and treated and I recommend consulting an Otolaryngologist. Appropriate tests like throat culture and a test for infectious ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Recurrent sore: throat, particularly in the morning, can be a sign of sleep apnea. Once infectious and allergic causes have been ruled out, you may want to consider h ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: A sore throat has many potential causes -- infectious (viral or bacterial), post nasal drip/allergies, gastroesophageal or laryngopharyngeal reflux, u ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: May be viral, bacterial or even silent acid reflux. You need to have it looked at and cultured
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Drinking alcohol?: I think you already know the answer to this.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reflux?: If sinus infection has been ruled out, I would look for acid reflux (even without heartburn) as a potential cause.
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