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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Initially try salt water gargles,try old fashioned aspirin gargle,symptoms may be caused by dry mouth,inflammation,or infection,if symptoms persist,se ... Read More
Dr. Anil Gungor
35 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pharyngitis: infectious or inflammatory possibilities ranging from viral bacterial or irritation due to reflux too many to consider adequately more data and inform ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
GERD: In the absence of true inflammatory disease of the throat (viral or bacterial infections that need a proper diagnosis), one of the most common causes ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Viral: Most of the time this it is a viral condition and just taking lozenges over the counter would be enough, this is more likely , if you have cold like s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: That you might have a cold sore in your throat. They cause a lot of pain which is localized in one spot. See your doctor to be sure.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelu Mehra
28 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Seek medical attention. Do not ignore this symptom. Trivial and non trivial diseases can cause this symptom.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not herpes: Assuming you have had oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters), then no worries about herpes for your sore throat and pain on swallowing. A new oral h ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
17 years experience General Practice
Few possibilities: The two most common causes of your symptoms can be a sore throat or possible inflamed tonsils. There are others, and it might be worth seeing your d ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
31 years experience Family Medicine
Throat pain: You can have inflammation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly Strep or a : Virus. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat pain: your cough may have caused some acid from your stomach to regurgitate into your throat/pharynx causing irritation. Unless you are having persistent c ... Read More

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