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San Leandro, CA
A 25-year-old male asked:

Sore throat, slight runny nose, eyes heavy. i shook someone's hand he was sick, also weather hot and then cold, what's wrong?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sounds viral: From what you describe is sounds like and upper respiratory viral infection. Symptomatic treatment including pain reliever for sore throat, decongestant for runny nose. Keep well hydrated (no caffeine or alcohol). If no better or worse in 7-10 days, see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Hope this helps and that you feel better soon. Dr R
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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