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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing sore throat, spots on throat (quality: white or yellowish spots) , cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus) and ear pressure. the ...

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
How long?: What you are describing is likely an acute viral infection (especially when there is a cough). But the spots on your throat suggests that you may potentially have a strep infection. See doctor to make sure this is not from a strep infection which can cause long-lasting complications if gone untreated.
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