A 31-year-old female asked:
Coughing for 5 days. taking otc med but it seems to get worse. throat sore & red hurts to swallow & i have fever @ times up to 101 vomiting dry mouth
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get seen ASAP: You are pretty darn sick! If you have vomited so much your mouth is dry, that is very worrying, because it means you may be very dehydrated. Please get seen today before things get worse! As it is, you are quite sick enough. You may have strep, and if it is not treated withing 10 days of onset of symptoms, you are at risk of getting rheumatic heart disease later. So don't delay, please.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2016
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