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Just over bad cold virus; no fever, Sore throat, cough, eye infections, ear infection. Now I'm starting to get a sore throat again? Why would that be?

Just over bad cold virus; no fever, Sore throat, cough, eye infections, ear infection. Now I'm starting to get a sore throat again? Why would that be?

Possible reinfection: It is possible that you might have unfortunately caught another strain of cold virus or flu. Or this could just be a minor symptom reoccurance due to inflammatory products still running through your system (lets hope that's what this is). It is difficult to tell at this early time. What I would advise regardless of what this could possible be, is that you get a flu shot if you have not already. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What type of cold/flu/infections is this? My symptoms are watery eyes, sore throat, bloody nose, stuffy nose, bloody popped ear drums and my mucus is bloody brown with dark green.

How : How long have you had symptoms? These symptoms sound like a viral respiratory tract infection. This is also allergy season and many symptoms overlap. If symptoms are longer than 7-10 days without improvement, it could be bacterial and you can go to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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My five yr old daughter has peeling fingers and toes, she has had in the past month, chalazion on RT eye, ear infections, sore throat (neg strep test)?

My five yr old daughter has peeling fingers and toes, she has had in the past month, chalazion on RT eye, ear infections, sore throat (neg strep test)?

Needs check: a negative quick strep does not rule out strep some times a virus like infectious mono can be the culprit your child may need some bloodwork to R/O Kawasackie desease ...Read more

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What could i have? my symptoms: Lt eye infection, Rt side facial pain, sore throat, headache,fever

What could i have? my symptoms: Lt eye infection, Rt side facial pain, sore throat, headache,fever

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If they continue for more than 10-12 days, you may visit your PCP. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a chronic sore throat infection?

Your physician: can evaluate to see if throat irritation is due to infection, allergies, tobacco, GERD etc. ...Read more

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Can a severe ear infection cause sore throat?

Can a severe ear infection cause sore throat?

May occur together: Infection in the soft tissues of the throat & upper airway can lead to an ear infection by causing inflammatory swelling. Swelling of the eustachian tube blocks it & mucous backs up that can become infected by random throat germs. If anything the throat thing leads to the ear infection, not the other war around. ...Read more

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Should you go to work with a strep throat, sore throat, or viral infection?

Should you go to work with a strep throat, sore throat, or viral infection?

Strep throat: If you have strep throat, you can go back to work 24 hours after you have started antibiotics. Having a viral sore throat does not prevent you from going to work provided you do not have high fever. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an ear infection go away after a sore throat for an adult?

How long does it take for  an ear infection go away after a sore throat for an adult?

Variable: It depends on if you are on treatment/antibiotics. If you are then the symptoms should resolve in about a week. If you are not then you need someone to look in your ear to determine the cause. ...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