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A 22-year-old female asked:

7 days ago i had a scratchy throat and i've been taking sudaphed and it stills feels like i am swallowing needles but i have no white bumps on my throat?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Ibuprofen : Sudafed does not help sore throat. An otc anti inflammatory is best. It can take some time for pharyngitis to resolve.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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