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East Providence, RI
A 20-year-old female asked:

I had a bad cold, and now i wake up every morning with a bad sore throat that gets slowly better through out the day.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May be strep: New throat pain can be strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antivirals may be 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 (to see if a prescription is needed for strep throat).

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Last updated Apr 4, 2018

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