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A 27-year-old female asked:

Wed. had very painful sore throat / thurs. sore throat&sinus congestion / fri. & sat. cough and no voice (very raspy if i try to talk). what could be?

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Dr. Christopher Cirino
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Most likely viral: With the description that you have provided, it is most likely a viral syndrome, associated with rhinosinusitis and laryngitis. I would suggest mucinex or robitussin, plenty of fluids, avoidance of straining your voice, warm drinks and a tincture of time.

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Last updated Jun 26, 2017

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