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why do i still have a sore throat

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Slow healing: Any tissue that has been inflamed or damaged takes time to heal. While the active infection may stop, some amount of time, usually only a few days, b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Combination of thing: A few thoughts- although you may not have had anything obvious on ENT exam you may still have subclinical gerd, post nasal drip, allergy or even irrit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can recheck: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more: Information. Sore throat could be a part of the Flu or it could also indicate a bacteria infection like Strep. Hence may need evaluation and throat sw ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it Checked by GP: It is rather difficult to say what it could be without examining your throat.You have had Influenza which lasted for three weeks.It could be a new thr ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, possibly: Group B strep rarely causes sore throat. GBS often resides normally in the throat so positive test didn't mean it was causing your symptoms, which pro ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Get tested again: The treatment is not 100%. Get tested again to make sure the strep is gone, since you are still having the sore throat.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Re-evaluation: Is what you need, kindly visit your doctor, you may have unresolved chronic sinusitis or rhinosinusitis causing you all such symptoms, treatment may n ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore throat: You just had surgery and if you were fully sedated you were intubated and post surgery I've had many complain of sore throat related to the intubation ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Please see your PCP, to rule out Strep throat infection. Most throat infections are viral and resolve over time.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Re-evaluation: Viral sore throat can sometimes persist for quite some time. Mononucleosis and herpes simplex can commonly cause long duration sore throat. Your prima ... Read More

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