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For the last four days I have a sore throat, slight runny nose, and a fever. What could it be?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: AURI

Acute respiratory infection cound be viral or bacterial.
If you think you are improving viral infection resolves by itself in a few days. Bacterial infection if not treated can be complicated with pneumonia. See your md if you develop exudate in your throat, headache, chills, bodyaches, colored expectoration, shortness of breath or not improving.

In brief: AURI

Acute respiratory infection cound be viral or bacterial.
If you think you are improving viral infection resolves by itself in a few days. Bacterial infection if not treated can be complicated with pneumonia. See your md if you develop exudate in your throat, headache, chills, bodyaches, colored expectoration, shortness of breath or not improving.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sore throat runynose

Your symptoms may be due to spring time allergy, or due to a viral upper respiratory infection.
Since you say you have fever and checked it with thermometer then it is more likely to be viral uri.Only other possibility is strep tonsillitis since you have fever and sore throat.It may be a good idea to consult your familly doc to find out .Allergy can be treated with over the counter allergy meds.

In brief: Sore throat runynose

Your symptoms may be due to spring time allergy, or due to a viral upper respiratory infection.
Since you say you have fever and checked it with thermometer then it is more likely to be viral uri.Only other possibility is strep tonsillitis since you have fever and sore throat.It may be a good idea to consult your familly doc to find out .Allergy can be treated with over the counter allergy meds.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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