A 24-year-old female asked:
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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
57 years experience in Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Mar 1, 2013
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