A 27-year-old male asked:
have a sore throat only on my rightside where my tonsils are and my body feels sensitive and is aching
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain.
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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