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sore throat headache and aching lower back

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Virus?: If the pain is across and involving the hips / pelvis (=very low back), could be part of the aches associated with a viral infection, particularly sin ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May B coincidence-: -but if running a fever, best 2C Ur PCP 4 a throat culture or strep screen.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 years experience Podiatry
Blood Tests: A viral culture might be drawn to identify a virus in your blood, but many viruses hide within cells, such as the HIV virus. Bacteria are usually mor ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Flu or cold: sounds like you are coming down with a "bug". Watch the symptoms carefully, drink lots of liquids and get proper rest.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
You need a doctor: These symptoms strongly suggest a need for a visit to a good diagnostician. Put together a written list of each and every symptom, the things with whi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Cold is likely: The most likely cause of a sore throat is a cold. With symptoms such as a headache and generalized aches, it is certainly a cold.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Time to see doctor: Time to see your doctor for exam. Appears your symptoms are worsening so get checked out
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like flu symp: Even though u have had a flu shot u r not sure of 100% protection from the flu. Treat it as such. But if u r not improving or develop new symptoms suc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Pascolini
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be anything : They may be related, they may be totally separate problems. It depends on the length of time she has had these problems. She may also have the flu. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Urinary infection: You definitely need to be seen by a doctor. With the urinary frequency and back pain, I'm certain that you have a urinary infection. The question is, ... Read More
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