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First Sign Cold Sore
Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?
I had a fever, runny nose, headache, chills, cold sore, and mouth sore all appear at the same time. What could this be?
Infection: With fever, chills and headache, your symptoms likely represent some kind of infection. If your runny nose is mostly clear, it is probably a viral infection. I'd recommend increasing fluids, taking some anti-oxidants and vitamins. Chicken soup still works great and has some clinical research to back its use. ...Read more
After 11 days of cold symptoms, I have a sore throat, laryngitis and a low grade fever. Signs of secondary infection?
Worsening: Significant worsening of symptoms after you appear to be on the upswing. ...Read more
Dr. can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, and other over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more
2.5 weeks sore throat. At first cold sxs, now feels like ear infection. Do I see clinic or wait it out? Sore throat is getting worse.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and have an evaluation, for among other things, to exclude hypothyroidism.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Yes: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can appear so..: Small cold sores often appear with just slightly yellowish fluid (plasma-like) but larger ones can look like puss-filled lesion. The body white blood cells attack the virus, cause inflammation, fluid accumulation and thus appears as puss. These often resolves spontaneously. If it becomes larger and large with more redness/pain, it could secondary infection/boil. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful throat,low grade fever,night sweats for first 2 nights, nasal congestion, bad cough, is this sign of HIV ARS at 3 weeks? Or viral infection?
What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose . Is this flu?
Influenza usually: Manifests with severe headache, cough, and high fevers. Home remedies are antipyretics, antihistamines, cough supressants, and decongestants, all otc. Make sure you stay well hydrated, use a vaporizer, rest, and avoid allergens. See a doctor if it lasts more than a week. Good luck. ...Read more
Sounds like...: If these symptoms have been going on just for there days and not severe or worsening over a period of the next week then should be resolved on its own. However in order to improve quicker plenty of fluids and rest are very important. ...Read more
I had unprotected oral sex the last 7 weeks. A week ago I had flu fever, muscle ache, running nose sore throat, a sore at roof of mouth. Is it herpes?
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