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sore throat not strep or mono

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, possibly: Group B strep rarely causes sore throat. GBS often resides normally in the throat so positive test didn't mean it was causing your symptoms, which pro ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is a possibility.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Virus.: Many viral illnesses (common cold) cause symptoms similar to strep or mono. Sometimes acid reflux can also cause a raw or painful throat.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could still be mono: or strep throat, or other infectious disease, kindly revisit your PCP or get a second opinion, it's your right
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely..but: Many adults have already had mono as a kid when it is often a mild "virus" that many ignore. They will always have immunity & show some blood sign ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Next step is a: CT and/or ENT (ear nose throat) consultation. At your age the most common things are tonsil/ adenoids enlargement, thymoma, laryngeal polyp and thru ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Please avoid all smoke exposure, particularly while Iill with a respiratory infection. Viral illnesses may last for two to three weeks, but should you ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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The: Little communication tube that exists between the throat and middle is is plugged up by the inflammation in the area. The increased pressure on just t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mukund manhur Dayaram
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Be Patient: Be patient. Take paracetamol and ibuprofen. Avoid lozenges and throat sprays. Rest your voice. Avoid solid foods - take more liquids and soups. Rest.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
The cause: They can look almost identical so blood tests and throat culture are needed.
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