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Clayton, NC
A 23-year-old male asked:

I have no insurance and not able to go to the hospital swollen lymph nodes along left side of neck fever 99-101 sore throat worse when swallowing?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
You need to get seen: You may have strep throat and treatment is essential. Urgent cares are cheaper than ER's. Also, often a doctor's office may be affordable or a community health clinic. See this http://johnstonhealth.org/patients-and-visitors/resources/financial-services/project-access/ Strep throat must be treated within 10 days to prevent rheumatic heart disease which can happen without treatment.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
See a doctor: You need to be seen by a doctor as you may have a viral or bacterial infection. If the latter is the case you may need antibiotics. Urgent care centers or hospitals will treat you and help set you up with insurance.
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Last updated Nov 21, 2014

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