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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Granular pharyngitis: This is one form of chronic pharyngitis and is created by the repetitive inflammatory episodes, usually caused by viral infections, but can also be al ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pharyngitis?: Are you sure you have pharyngitis (p)? Here is a link about pharyngitis that may be helpful to you. In patients your age, p is usually seen with fever ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Other choices: If it is a bacterial infection, the most common antibiotic would be erythromycin or a similar drug. However, many cases PF pharyngitis are due to viru ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Six Weeks: Although it is unlikely that you would have picked up HIV from what you have described, it takes about six weeks at the earliest for tests to determin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pharyngitis spread: Yes, pharyngitis spreads the same way a sore or strep throat spreads.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: If viral, it will go away in time. If bacterial, antibiotics effect a c ure.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Peritonsilar abcess: Peritonsilar abcess, lugwig angina if not treated promptly can compromise your airway and kill you. You'l l kow because you will start drooling, have ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Sore throat: Sore throat, painful swallowing.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or di ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See your doctor &: get a Rapid Strep or Quick-Strep test. If negative, get a throat culture for Group A Streptococcus. Wait for the results. If +, take penicillin as pre ... Read More
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