A 26-year-old female asked:
Chronic sore throat for 4 months. not strep. no fever. bloody green phlegm for a while. sinus congestion and pressure sometimes. bad breath in back of throat sometimes. maybe post nasal drip. 2 wks. of amoxicillin didnt help. is this mild covid-19?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Bacterial likely: Use nasal saline rinses, a nasal steroid and discuss the use of Augmentin for 10 days with your PCP. It is more likely that you have a bacterial infection. An examination of your mouth or uploaded photo to a HT virtual consultation is important. Avoid smoke and if you are a smoker, please consider a biopsy of the area.
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General Practice 51 years experience
89 viewsAnswered Mar 26, 2020
Last updated Apr 4, 2020
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