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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Supportive care: If symptoms of sore throat and runny nose have been going on for only a few days, then likely viral cold. Best treatment is rest, drink plenty of flu ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to your doctor: The cold medicines that used to be on the shelves for infants and toddlers have been taken away. Best treatment is patience for the illness to run it' ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Won't fix faster: 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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor ASAP: Impossible to diagnose with so little info and no ability to examine you. Go see your physician or dentist right away for help figuring out what is go ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sore throat: Garggle with salt and water, tea with honey helps, if it continues see your doctor you may have an infection.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Hedelix fizzy: Try hedelix fizzy, rest, boost immunity?
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Supportive care: Supportive care for a sore throat would generally consist of using over the counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen (available in ta ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More
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