A 25-year-old male asked:
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i have had flu like symptoms for over a month. post nasal drip and general congestion as well as a dry cough on and off. also recent throat/ tonsil pa?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics 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 look for strep). Chronic or prolonged symptoms may be from bacterial sinusitis. Doctor can examine.
Answered on Jul 5, 2020
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