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hello, i'm an 18 year old girl and i was out on thursday night and it's sunday and i have a sore throat with a white blotch on my uvula i also have a chesty cough and i'm very prone to chest infections and i have had strep cough/throat as recently as chri

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Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
If temp, then visit: If you have a temp, then you need to be seen, if not then gargle with warm salt water 3-4 times per day, drink extra fluids(water)--for the next 24 hours. If worsening, then DR visit. If improving, cont with the fluids.
Answered on Feb 22, 2015

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