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right side of my throat hurts no flu or cold symptoms just sore throat its not scratchy its painful hurts to swollow what could i take

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: Throat lozenges and gargle with mouthwash several times daily for 5 days may prevent an office visit. Sore throats are often viral and resolve withou ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Complicated: Flu can linger for couple of weeks, hopefully you haven't got re infected with another virus or had bacterial secondary infection. May be time for exa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusuf Mathai
11 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on: How long you have been having symptoms, and whether or not the otc medications are working for you. We are still in flu season and if the symptoms hav ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Dizzy!: Please go to the nearest Emergency facility where they should be able to get you better quite quickly. If that does not work out you are likely to be ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: One side or both doesn't matter as far as diagnosis. The vast majority are from viruses. If concern for strep head to your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Ear hurts, too? : You have pharyngitis or tonsillitis. Without fever it's most likely a viral infection. If your symptoms aren't gone after another 2-3 days, or you g ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
And the question is?: Sounds like a throat infection which may be viral or bacterial.A visit & test can see if it's a treatable strep or just a virus you treat with comfort ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See your own doctor: Why don't you simply speak with your doctor and ask him or her what to take.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can call Dr on video: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause su ... Read More

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