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Throat hurts, my sinuses are plugged up, and I have a cough. Do I have strept?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Sounds more like a viral upper espiratory infection, that usually will resolve in 5-7 days.
Only way to know if it is a strep infection is to obtain culture.

In brief: Maybe

Sounds more like a viral upper espiratory infection, that usually will resolve in 5-7 days.
Only way to know if it is a strep infection is to obtain culture.
Dr. Neil Giddings
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibilities...

There are many possibilities for your symptoms, including strep throat.
It could also be a viral infection, a different type of bacterial infection, etc. The only way to know for sure is to see your doctor for an evaluation. Then, treatment can be given.

In brief: Possibilities...

There are many possibilities for your symptoms, including strep throat.
It could also be a viral infection, a different type of bacterial infection, etc. The only way to know for sure is to see your doctor for an evaluation. Then, treatment can be given.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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