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A 33-year-old male asked:

Day1 sore throat day2 stuffy runny nose burning chest day3 stuffy runny nose sneezing burning chest with cough and light mucus chills at night 99.7??

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Descending URI: It sounds like you have a mild upper respiratory illness that started with a sore throat. 90% of Pharyngitis (sore throat) comes from a virus, not a bacteria, and you can't take antibiotics for it. Most symptoms of the common cold can be treated with over the counter medication, decongestants and cough suppressants. High fevers, chills, and/or persistent sore throat warrants a visit to your doctor

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