A 37-year-old female asked:
I've had a cough and sore throat for 4 days now. no nasal problems. my throat is so sore i don't want to swallow and it is red but no spots or fever?
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
I've had a cough and sore throat: First, any high fevers. Second , cough loose( what color phlegm) or dry , hacking cough. I
Are you getting any sinus pressure or headaches?
Couple of things before seeing doctor. First, warm compresses to the face; saline nasal spray ;increase humidification ( hot showers, vaporizer)
Gargle with warm, salty water.
This might be viral or sinus with some bronchitis.
If not better, then see Dr.
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