A 16-year-old female asked:
Stinging sore throat for 2 1/2 days now and back of mouth area is red and it hurts to swallow no swelling only mild symptoms of common cold?
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Dr. Thomas Benda, jranswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Viral pharyngitis: If you have cold symptoms it is unlikely that you have strep throat. Is throat is quite sore and back of throat is significantly red go get a throat swab and culture.
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