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A 33-year-old female asked:

Every morning for a week i have woken up with a sore throat that gets better throughout the day. could this be from the pollen? what should i do?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Allergies: It could be from a pollen allergy. You could try a course of over the counter allergy medicine, or just wait a while and see if it gets better. This is a good choice, especially if it's very mild. If your at all concerned, get an exam by your primary care physician to make sure it's not strep throat. Hope this helps!

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Last updated Oct 23, 2016

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