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A 19-year-old female asked:

I don't know if it's a sore throats but the roof of my mouth is yellow, palate is red and veiny and my throats is sore and nose runny. limited space.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol or Motrin may help decrease symptoms.
Last updated May 24, 2018

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