A female asked:
stiff neck, sore throat, ear ache, headache. white sores in back of mouth/throat and hard to swallow. no fever.
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Infectious Disease 34 years experience
See PCP: Your symptoms are suggestive of acute pharyngitis that is caused by virus or bacteria. Strep infection needs to be ruled out even in the absence of fever. Headache and stiff neck require to be evaluated urgently to rule out other causes.
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Last updated Aug 13, 2017
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