Sore throat, drainage from nose, persistent cough?

Perhaps allergies? If you have had this issue that is linked to a particular season or exposure to a location, like a friend's place where there is a cat, you could be suffering from allergies. Smoking can also cause similar symptoms. A physical exam would be very helpful in determining the problem. You could try using over the counter antihistamines like loratidine to see if that lessens your symptoms.

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I have a persistent cough with white patches on one side of my hard palate right in front on my tonsils but not on them as well as a sore throat.?

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