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A 36-year-old female asked about a female:

daughter has constant sore throat. no temp no redness or white patches. its pain where her thyroid is and up.she gets swabbed there is bacteria. pain ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sore throat: May have reflux, food allergies , environmental allergies with post nasal drip or mononucleosis, rarely thyroid disease. Would raise head of bed while sleeping consider trial of antihistamine before bed and /or Zantac/ Prevecid. for reflux.. Follow up with allergist, consider thyroid studies including ultrasound

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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