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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have a sore throat, thick yellow and runny clear mucus, lost my voice, eyes are red, and having a little trouble swallowing. what is wrong with me?

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 24 years experience
You: Have what sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. Drink plenty of fluids, acetaminophen for fever or pain relief, and if you feel worse or don't improve in two weeks, check in with your doctor.
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