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i have a sore throat. should i take tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Hello, you could use either medication for a sore throat.
Answered on Oct 13, 2013

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