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sudden severe sore throat and headache

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Most likely: A virus. Make sure you are checked for strep throat. Otherwise, rest and stay hydrated.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus: Hello. Your symptoms sound like you may be developing a sinusitis. Facial pain, headaches, and post nasal drainage causing throat plain are commonly s ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD : See MD for a full exam. Know all your meds medical history, any recent antibiotic treatment, allergies, etc. Did you have the seasonal influenza vacci ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy ann Dicks
Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine
Pharyngitis possibly: Dear patient These symptoms in isolation are not sounding typical for influenza so do not be concerned . If a fever occurs then you should phone you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
Strep throat?: You should get seen by your doctor and make sure you get ruled out for strep throat. If untreated, it can infect the heart valve and cause significant ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Severe headache.: Please get in touch with your primary doctor. More than likely your doctor will ask you to go to her/his facility. Hope all goes well - please keep m ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Symptomatic: In all likelihood this is a viral infection. Symptomatic treatment with losenges (zinc fortified if you believe), fluids, Acetaminophen (less than 12x ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Urgent care: Please see urgent care for Strep and COVID 19 testing. In the meantime, monitor your temperature, rest and drink fluids.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Seek care now : Based on the symptoms described, meningitis is possible. Please see your dr or go to the ER ASAP for evaluation!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
48 years experience Pediatrics
Flu: Probably viral infection. Diffuse systoms with fever and body aches treat initially with fluids and tylenol, (acetaminophen) get exam if worsens.
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