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McLoud, OK
A 16-year-old female asked:

Do i have strep throat? my throat has been sore for two days and i tried using cough drops and my throat gets itchy and dry. my eyes are glossy to.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Post nasal drip: The only way to know you have strep is by taking a throat culture. Chance are you have a post nasal drip tha is giving you your symptoms. Use saline nose drops. For pain relief you can gargle, take ibuprofen, and eat ice creams and popsicles.
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