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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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I have severe sore throat! no fever, and I do not have strep.?

I have severe sore throat! no fever, and I do not have strep.?

Likely a virus: It is likely caused by a virus. Antibiotics are of no help in this situation, as they cannot treat viral infections. Use ibuprofen, tylenol, (acetaminophen) chloraseptic spray, etc for pain relief. If still not better, your doctor can prescribe some other things to help the sore throat pain. ...Read more

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What do i have i have a sore throat no fever and i have the chills?

What do i have i have a sore throat no fever and i have the chills?

Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from 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 a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Having chills may mean one's body is trying to create a fever. ...Read more

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Took care of sick kids last week w viral sore throat. I got little sore throat no fever. Now hubby is sick with same symptoms as kids. Am I at risk ?

Took care of sick kids last week w viral sore throat. I got little sore throat no fever. Now hubby is sick with same symptoms as kids. Am I at risk ?

Virus exposure: Greetings. It sounds like you may have been the carrier of the virus from the sick kids into your home to your family. This is the common spread of a viral infection. It looks like you had a mild case and your husband developed more symptoms. Are you more at risk, that's hard to say with this limited information. Things that may play a role would be your overall health, medications, sleep ....... ...Read more

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Lost voice for 2 weeks, no sore throat, no fever. What's the problem?

Lost voice for 2 weeks, no sore throat, no fever. What's the problem?

See a doctor: Two weeks of sudden voice loss that has no cause and fails to improve with voice rest and hydration requires an exam of the throat. Make an appointment to see an ENT as we are the only specialists trained to properly examine and treat the larynx. ...Read more

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Has sore throat? no fever just got over strep and flu what could it be

Has sore throat? no fever just got over strep and flu what could it be

Sore throat: Another throat infection caused by a different virus, infectious mononucleosis, or even another strep infection may be the cause of this sore throat. Unless it resolves within a day or so, another evaluation by your physician will be necessary and the appropriate tests and treatment will be obtained. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

You : You may be dealing with a bacterial infection (i.e. Strep throat). This requires antibiotic therapy, however you will need to see a doctor for testing in order to determine if this is the cause. In the meantime try over the counter Ibuprofen or motrin. Also try gargling with warm salt water. I hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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My 15 year old son has 2 small white like balls on his tonsil. No sore throat, no fever, what could this be?

My 15 year old son has 2 small white like balls on his tonsil. No sore throat, no fever, what could this be?

Tonsil cheese: It's a combination of shed cells, old food, bacteria etc.. It's nothing to worry about. I call it tonsil cheese. Some people refer to it as tonsil stones. They will often form and go away on their own. If you are very concerned see an ENT doctor. ...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. William Culviner
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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