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Fever Followed By Sore Throat
I've had a sore throat for 8 days followed by dry tickly persistent cough, earache. Joint pain tiredness hot sweats followed by feeling cold and shive?
Dr. can check throat: 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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease the pain. ...Read more
What to do.: If you have significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's may help/you can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times /day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper Respiratory : Infection can also present the symptoms mentioned. See your doctor especially if there's yellow or green phlegm associated with the symptoms. You may need good dose of meds including antibiotics.. ...Read more
3 Days w/fever 100-102, sore throat. D4 fvr gone, sore throat w/swollen lymphs in neck. D5 sore throat, lymphs smaller. No congestion. Flu or strep?
Throat infection: The flu season is not at this time. It could be a viral illness though (just not the "flu"). With the duration, and a fever of 102, with persistent lymph nodes, I would get checked for possible bacterial infection (such as strep) as you may require an antibiotic. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be strep: If you are an adult with high fever and sore throat, you could have strep throat, influenza virus, or other causes for which there is treatment. Go see your doctor. (s)he can exam you and do a rapid test for these causes. To make you feel better in the meantime, you may take tylenol, (acetaminophen) while waiting to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a sore throat that lasted overnight followed by nasal congestion,post nasal drip, need to clear throat and swollen glands. No fever or rash was?
Viral infection?: It is possible to have strept throat without a fever, other symptoms will be present- you will likely feel malaise and the back of your mouth will be extremely sore/tender and beefy red. Your doctor can test for strept throat, and treat it with an antibiotic like penicillin. Most sore throats without a fever however, are caused by viruses- and will not respond to antibiotics. ...Read more
Does pus covered swollen tonsils mean bacteria or virus? Had fever, chills and aches for 1 day with extreme sore throat.
Man, 32yo, virus with fever, runny nose followed by cough. One week later, cough is present, terrible headache and fever 101.1f for 2 days. What's it?
Can my daughter have strep throat without a fever she has sore limp nodes sore throat and runny nose?
Yes: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils w white exudates; small red dots on roof of mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. A fever is not always a symptom. Her doctor can test her for strep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably infection: If it's short term ie days, then likely to be infection. Most of them are viral in nature (70%). If it lasts more than 5-7 days then it is reasonable to start antibiotics. ...Read more
Very sore throat. Slightly inflamed. Thick green mucus and congestion. Productive cough. High fevers. Began with fever and sore throat.
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?
Sore throat, swollen glands and white spots back of throat. Accompanied by headaches, nausea and aches all over my body. Feels like flu minus cough cold?
Recently diagnosed w/ strep throat, antibiotics given but not work. Not strep throat, what is it? Sore throat and chills, feverish, chest pain, cough.
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