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A 29-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 streph throat test & culture. Saltwater ga ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for an itchy throat. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
49 years experience Pediatrics
Ibuprofen: If we assume you don't have strep, you need to decide if the pain is from an allergy causing post-nasal drip or from a virus. Hot liquids, honey, loz ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some ot ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eat or drink pineapple juice.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat home rem: Home remedies for sore throat could be helpful but if you have a fever as well you should seek help form your md. You could gargle with luke warm salt ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
May related to: Allergies, immunity frequent contact be people with viruses or other medical conditions.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throats : Getting sick repeatedly tends to happen to people under a lot of stress. Stress can adversely affect your immune system. It can also happen if yo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: Viruses, bacteria (strep, etc.), yeast infections, post-nasal drip, acid reflux and others.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Viral infection: Voice loss (laryngitis) is almost always viral. You can use warm salt water gargles and ibuprofen. If it lasts more than 2 weeks, you may need to see ... Read More
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