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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have had a sore throat for 2 months. i've taken amoxicillin and cephalexin and neither have helped. my doc said there's no sign of infection anymore?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sore throat: There are various reasons besides an infection that can cause a sore throat. Two of the most common are post nasal drip which might be associated with nasal congestion and cough. Acid reflux from your stomach which can cause heartburn but also can make your throat hurt. If you have been checked and told there is no infection it would be good to be evaluated for those mentioned.

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