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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
You can : Use claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec . All three are now available otc . If no improvement you may need a prescription for some nose sprays t ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
May be flu only: I would suggest waiting one more day to gauge symptoms. Treat your symptoms with fluids, rest and controlling fever. If you have been exposed to Stre ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Pharyngitis, a throat inflammation, is most commonly due to a viral infection which usually resolves without any specific treatment within a week. If ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O PHARYNGITIS : PHARYNGITIS = Inflammation of throat. It can be viral or bacterial. Rest push fluids gargle with salt water/zinc 100mg/Vit c 5gm. If symptoms persist ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Can be Strep throat.: You very likley have strep throat. This causes a very sharp, intense pain, espaecially during swallowing. Go see your doctor to get a throat swap/ra ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes. Definitely.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: We're got a forest fire raging close to vegas & many of our asthma & emphysema patients are coming in short of breath asking for more of their rescue ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unrelated: Hashimoto's thyroiditis wouldn't cause sore throat or post nasal discharge, chronic rhinosinusitis would, see your doctor / ENT specialist for managem ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Unsure: Your query got me interested in knowing what is causing this. It is strange as all causes of pharyngitis (viral, or bacterial) will cause sore throat ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Risk. Risk: Your bulimia needs treatment for many reasons, including the misery that underlies and drives it. One of the reasons is the risk of serious esophagea ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bronchitis: There are a number of reasons that you could still be coughing after two weeks and from all the coughing you may have some bleeding from some small bl ... Read More
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