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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely infectious: Probably either viral or bacterial pharyngitis. You should have an exam and probably get a strep test.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. A Daniel Pinheiro
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Watchful waiting: Swollen lymph nodes are common after a throat infection and commonly found in mono. If you have no fever and the sore throat is manageable with tyleno ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mononucleosis: Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it throu ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Pharyngitis: Sore throat with swollen lymph nodes and fever may suggest strep throat, though may be a viral pharyngitis, too. Would be prudent to see your provide ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Takes time....: Takes time to get rid of residual inflammation. A mouth spray (chorseptic) and NSAID can help your throat pain. "we are still not in the time of gett ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Without more information, can't tell you. See your doctor if you are concerned.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes 1: Often the first episode of a cold sore outbreak is associated with throat soreness and swollen lymph glands. Oral and topical antiviral medications ma ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sore throat ...: You must have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility where they will work hard to determine the problem and begin care. They might also as ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 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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