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Sore throat thick yellow mucus

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 24 years experience
You: Have what sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. Drink plenty of fluids, acetaminophen for fever or pain relief, and if you feel worse... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Virus: 98% of laryngitis is from a virus. Just weight it out, you should be fine in 2 week time. If you can't weight steroids can be used, but i don't recomm... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 38 years experience
Cold or flu: You can take over the counter medicine for cold symptoms. Drink extra fluids and rest. Give it a week to resolve. If you are not getting better or ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Virus: Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat, spread to the nose and in some cases down to the windpipe and bronchial tubes. If symp... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Likely cold but...: Common things being common you are likely suffering from a viral upper respiratory tract infection. If you have a history of risky sexual behavior (un... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Likely viral: Viral infections can cause inflammation of the throat along with yellowish/thick mucus / postnasal drip, and even streaks of blood. If you develop hi... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 62 years experience
Need throat culture: Although the symptoms may still be due to a viral infection, it is time for you to obtain a throat culture to specifically determine if you have a bac... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
URI. : Sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection, which could be viral or bacterial. Hard to tell exactly without an examination or consultation.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Please have a COVID 19 test, and follow up with your PCP. This may represent a secondary infection with another illness or that the initial illness di... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
1. Have someone look in your ears. 2. Most likely common cold assuming you got flu and COVID vacc. 3. Your local Dr. will know what is going around ... Read More
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