A 32-year-old female asked:
what can i get for a sore throat besides strepsils. its hectically burning i couldn't even sleep properly.
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Pediatrics 33 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). Some throat lozenges and acetaminophen can temporarily decrease pain.
Last updated Aug 21, 2019
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