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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Keep is soft: Keep it soft so that is goes smoothly down your throat. How about warm chicken noodle soup?

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Get examined and treated, Get a strep test and a mononucleosis test
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore throat: If you have a cough and nasal congestion then it is likely a viral condition. If you have no cough, temperature greater than 100.4, and swollen cervi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Iman Naseri
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hydration and cold: Sore throats are typically a result of tonsillitis or pharyngitis or both. Unfortunately there is no smoking gun solution. However, there are things t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely viral: infection. You can try a throat spray like chloraseptic for symptomatic relief
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Sore throat: There could be many reasons for this . common things are common. sore throat with Upper respiratory tract infection will be on top of list. it could b ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
40 years experience Dentistry
Cold sore: It is possible that you have an ulcer caused by a virus. A "cold sore" perhaps. If it does not go away in 2 weeks go see your physician. Ulcers no ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Probable infection: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for stre ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: Could be related to a virus or other infectious cause. Also can be related to other causes. Would need more information and to examine the eye to make ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sore Throat: Your symptoms require an evaluation by a doctor. Please see one soon.
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