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Why Do I Have A Sore Throat That Wont Go Away
Check for strep: 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 more
Ive had this rlly annoying cough for over a week now. Not sore throat just very scratchy. Wont go away, worse at night, no other symptoms really? Im19
See the doctor: You should see your doctor first if you are sick, and then if doctor told you that you are not having some kind of cold, flue or else, then see your dentist to get it checked. There are lot of things to be checked with your dentist, for example, medical history, personal history, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a sore throat to get worse at night? I had the flu that started with a sore throat and it won't go away. It's worse at night.
Day after oral sex with another man then i got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.
STD check: Go get checked at a family planning clinic or with your doc. Let them know where the spots are and that you've had oral sex. They can do a swab to check for stds. Possible you have chlamydia/gonorrhea or other std that require antibiotics also possible you just have a sore throat. Get checked. Be safe. ...Read more
I have had a sore throat for a month now and it won't go away. It is on one side and my equal Librium has been off as well. It isn't allergies ?
Had a sore throat for over a week. Doctor said it was just a virus but the sore throat won't go away. Is it normal to last this long ?
Sounds like you need: A decongestant histamine to relieve pressure from the ear and nasal passages. Try taking Allegra d or Claritin d with nasal spray , chewing gums and yawning to help open up your eustachian tubes and nose.Also drink plenty of fluids preferably, warm to help you get better. ...Read more
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