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Sore throat with terrible congestion, runny nose, white spot in throat, dizzy spells and very slight ear pain: what could this be?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: You could have a

See physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.* make sure you rest.

In brief: You could have a

See physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.* make sure you rest.
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