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A 21-year-old male asked:

Sore throat, mild fever, chills, one lymph node is swollen, body aches and a white film on tongue.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Virus: Viral upper respiratory infections usually start in the throat and chills and flu like body aches are common. At this stage rest, fluids and tylenol (acetaminophen) are all that's needed. A head cold and mild cough may follow. These infections last 5 to 10 days. If symptoms worsen or last much longer, see your physician.
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Last updated Dec 15, 2020


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