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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
URI: Most likely upper respiratory viral infection or pharyngitis. Usually it is self limited. See a doctor if symptoms worsen or fever.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Do you mean without: Harm? Well, combiflam is a pain killer, ibuprofen/acetaminophen combination, and cetirizine is an antihistaminic, either might work to relief pain/run ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
NCID website: HealthTap is receiving many questions about COVID-19 from South Africa, where so far it is rare (11 cases as of 16 March). We have no knowledge about ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Whenever treatment fails or relapses, it would be good to see the doctor again for a new evaluation; the time course, response to therapy, or new symp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
It's : It's not all that uncommon. I can think of several people in my general practice who suffer the same thing. It's less likely due to your teeth issue ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
No: Fear does not help us right now. This thing is coming. Angela Merkel said 70% of us will get it. Rather stay isolated and access your doctor via a tel ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: It could be lingering cough from previous infection. It may be asthma, reflux or postnasal discharge causing cough. It could be some more pressing/sig ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Alonso
22 years experience Pediatrics
Cough...: It sounds as if you may be describing a post-nasal drip, which causes the itchy, scratchy throat and dry cough by stimulating cough receptors at the b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
ST: Fluids, lozenges. Not smoking. Treat the possibles cause (i.E, allergies, cold, reflux, excessive screaming, avoid dust & dry air), dental problems.
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