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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in 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 in 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 in Infectious Disease
Sore throat: Sore throat, painful swallowing.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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 in 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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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: actual fever is defined as a temp above 100.4; fever is a natural defense mechanism of the body. Unless you feel very uncomfortable I suggest not taki ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Whatever you can: I trust that you do not have bacterial infection. If you have fever, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. If it is a viral pharyngitis, you may ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Pharyngitis: It depends on the cause. Strep will resolve within a week even if it is untreated. With treatment, it will generally get better within 48 hrs. Viral p ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience in Family Medicine
5-10 days: Depends on diagnosis causing infection also which antiobiotic is used and its dosing.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Spread: Pharyngitis infections are near systems critical to your health such as the larynx and epiglottis. If a pharyngeal infections gets very bad it can for ... Read More

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