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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Do not wait to develop respiratory distress.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: If your doctor can see you in the office today see them if not go to the er.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Infection: Surely sounds like an acute pharyngitis infection - can be strep, mono, neisseria, but a viral infection is the most common cause. A throat culture (o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Urgent care: Please see urgent care for Strep and COVID 19 testing. In the meantime, monitor your temperature, rest and drink fluids.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Meningitis/Abscess: This is urgent! You have symptoms of serious infection. If you also have fever, this could be an abscess in your neck. The headache and stiffness are ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Could be: It is easy to get a strep test and important to rule out as strep is an illness needing antibiotics. Flu cn also have similar symptoms...And it is not ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Severe headache.: Please get in touch with your primary doctor. More than likely your doctor will ask you to go to her/his facility. Hope all goes well - please keep m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Seek care now : Based on the symptoms described, meningitis is possible. Please see your dr or go to the ER ASAP for evaluation!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
48 years experience Pediatrics
Flu: Probably viral infection. Diffuse systoms with fever and body aches treat initially with fluids and tylenol, (acetaminophen) get exam if worsens.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
No it isn't: Leave your spinal cord out of it. Brain and spinal cord are completely devoid of sensory apparatus in their own tissue. Pain sends a message to the br ... Read More

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