A 20-year-old male asked:
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strong headache and sore throat sometimes little fever and chills and body ache and cough since 4 days what it could be do i need antibiotics or no?

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Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
? viral: You may have a virus and maybe influenza but really impossible to tell unless you are seen by health care provider; In general strep throat which requires an antibiotic is not associated with cold symptoms like cough and runny nose. Viruses are not treated with antibiotics.
Answered on Feb 26, 2016
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