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Sore throat with chickenpox

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
32 years experience Pediatrics
Chickenpox: Sore throat is a sign of chickenpox due to vesicles in the throat , which resolves when the chickenpox lesions dries up . Thank you.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Paulhus
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Related? Maybe not.: This could be related to the past chickenpox infex, but maybe not. When you're fighting off one thing, it's easier to pick up another illness. Be su ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Fever: As stated , it's easy to catch something else when you are run down from another illness. See you family doc for help.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. The combination of a rash, abdominal discomfort, headache, diarrhea, burping, sore throat and a runny nose co ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Chloraseptic : Chloraseptic liquid. Gargle but do not swallow. It will numb some of the pain. Use Children's Chloraseptic for a youngster.
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor ASAP: If you have chickenpox, that can actually be quite severe. In general, the older a patient is, the more severe the illness (compared to a child). Thes ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe antibiotics: Sore throat can be caused by virus or bacteria. I would recommend that you see a doctor and get a rapid strep and culture. If it is strep, you will ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
It depends: Many sore throats are viral and will go away without treatment. Gargle with warm salt water several times a day and eat ice cream or drink cold drink ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or mild flu (antibiotics are not used), or from some other cause ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gar ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Greetings. This is one of those questions that my knee jerk response would be to say, "take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen and call me in the mo ... Read More

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