A 34-year-old female asked:
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sore throat, cough with green mucous, no runny or blocked nose, hurts to talk or swallow or cough, slightly higher temp.

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Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Likely a viral: pharyngitis which is more common than strep but rapid strep screens are pretty sensitive. If temperature and pain persist for 72 hours see your doctor.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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