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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Go to ER: Chest pain, particularly in the setting of what sounds like an acute infection, can represent pneumonia. Go and get evaluated, and hopefully it will b ... Read More
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
May be a cold: But since you have fever and chills you should see your physician to be checked for something that may need treatment.
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
URTI: Likely upper respiratory tract infection commonly viral. May need examination as Strep throat can present in a similar way. Drink plenty of warm fluid ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Likely a viral: pharyngitis which is more common than strep but rapid strep screens are pretty sensitive. If temperature and pain persist for 72 hours see your docto ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus, influenza (Tamiflu may be needed), or from some other cau ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : If you’re having drooling difficulty swallowing your favor get into see a doctor. Generally if this goes away in a couple weeks it’s OK.Diagnosing and ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: This could be an indication for a sinus infection either viral or bacterial-cannot say. You should see your doctor who can best determine what is goi ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
35 years experience Cardiology
? Pneumonia: please get this checked out by a health care professional as your symptoms may need an antibiotic. Best of luck to you!
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Shapiro
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Strep or not: Strep throat, which doctors recommend antibiotic treatment for, commonly causes fevers, enlarged tonsils with pus, enlarged neck glands, and the absen ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Though it is very likely to be a viral illness, you should see a doctor if your chest hurts. They can listen and assess whether or not you need any o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Difficulty swallowin: See your doctor for a throat culture to rule out a strep throat and for further evaluation.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Common cold: That is what this sounds like.

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