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What to do if I have extreme headache, fever, sore throat, body aches?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Can't diagnose you

Could be a viral or a bacterial infection.
For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – 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.

In brief: Can't diagnose you

Could be a viral or a bacterial infection.
For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – 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.
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