A 31-year-old female asked:
Have had a sore throat for three days, not too bad, but my cough drops say i should see a doctor if it lasts longer than two days. is that true?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisheranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
It's true.: If it says so on the label it must be true! As a doctor I can't say that makes much sense - most sore throats are viral and do last more than three days. If it is progressively worsening or is associated with serious side effects see your doc. Otherwise take the lozenges
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