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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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Sore throat almost 3 weeks. No fever or cough. Not strep. Dont feel sick, throat hurts all the time, when I swallow or drink.?

Sore throat almost 3 weeks. No fever or cough. Not strep. Dont feel sick, throat hurts all the time, when I swallow or drink.?

Allergies: You may have allergies and can try otc Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec, but it's hard to tell without seeing you, so if it's worse or doesn't get better, would get checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Three days of low grade fever followed by sore throat and then some light coughing with continued low grade fever in the eve what's wrong with me also had chills and flushing during first three days of fever with no other cold symptons?

Three days of low grade fever followed by sore throat and then some light coughing with continued low grade fever in the eve what's wrong with me also had chills and flushing during first three days of fever with no other  cold symptons?

Sounds viral: It sounds like you have a viral illness and this may last for a week or so. In the absence of worsening symptoms you are best treated with hydration, rest and symptomatic over-the-counter therapy. ...Read more

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I've had a mild sore throat and fever three days ago. Fever's gone but throat is getting worse it seems, and still slightly lethargic. Also slight burning when I urinate. Are they related?

I've had a mild sore throat and fever three days ago. Fever's gone but throat is getting worse it seems, and still slightly lethargic. Also slight burning when I urinate. Are they related?

Not likely: The only way to be related is if you are now dehydrated from the sore throat and not wanting to take fluids. You will need treatment for the urinary track inf Hydrate and continue to rest ...Read more

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Fever for days, aches, headache, sore throat. Three white bumps on throat getting better. It is not flu season. What could it be and what to do?

Fever for days, aches, headache, sore throat. Three white bumps on throat getting better. It is not flu season. What could it be and what to do?

? strep throat: Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. However most sore throats are usually caused by a viral infection and not strep bacteria. The white spots on the back of a bright red throat and swollen tonsils and lymph nodes would be more concerning for strep throat. This can be tested quickly by MD ...Read more

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Left tonsil has been enlarged for three weeks. No fever, sore throat or cough. Only symptom is choking on food and feels like Bubble in throat. ?

Left tonsil has been enlarged for three weeks. No fever, sore throat or cough. Only symptom is choking on food and feels like Bubble in throat. ?

Get checked.: When one tonsil is larger than the other, and this is new, you should get checked by your doc, even though you have no fever. Sometimes strep can present without a fever, and sometimes without a sore throat. Other things can cause this though, and it it's impossible to say without more detail and seeing it in person. ...Read more

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I've been having fever for three days, sore throat, sore body and very upset stomach. Could I have the swine flu?

I've been having fever for three days, sore throat, sore body and very upset stomach. Could I have the swine flu?

Viral illness: It sounds like a viral illness... Among the variants of flu out there, it's pretty hard to know which one you have without testing. Most of them have very similar symptoms. Most people who are young, healthy, and without any other chronic illnesses, recover from the flu without any problems. It'll take anywhere from 5-10 days. Fevers > 4 days warrant more concern. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more